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Rory Stewart MP with Stuart Eastwood

RORY PRAISES NEW EXHIBITION AT CUMBRIA’S MUSEUM OF MILITARY LIFE

Rory visited Cumbria’s Museum of Military Life in Carlisle Castle to tour the ‘Lest We Forget’ exhibition and learn more about Cumbria’s military history. Mr Stewart met with Stuart Eastwood, the curator, and the two toured the Museum together. Rory was shown around the permanent collection, which features items spanning three centuries. Many of them […]

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RORY MEETS COMMONERS TO DISCUSS PAYMENT CHALLENGES

Penrith and The Border MP Rory Stewart attended a meeting with farmers from the Milburn and Dufton areas to discuss the challenges with commons payments. The farmers raised concerns that Natural England has been claiming Owner’s Surplus under the Basic Payment Scheme (BPS) since 2015, despite formerly promising not to do so. Following the outbreak […]

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RORY MEETS WITH INNOVIA FILMS IN WIGTON FOR ENVIRONMENTAL TALKS

Rory made his fifth visit to Innovia Films manufacturing site in Wigton. Innovia has long been one of the largest employers in Penrith and the Border, a key part of the Wigton economy and a national leader in research and development. Rory has in the past successfully campaigned for Innovia to produce the new five pound note […]