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RORY LEARNS ABOUT THE IMPACT OF DEMENTIA WHILE ON CARE HOME VISIT

Rory visited Cold Springs Care Home in Penrith on 20 April in advance of National Care Home Day to speak with staff and residents, and gain a greater understanding of the provision of care.  National Care Home Day was introduced in 2012 to strengthen links between care homes and their local communities, encouraging people, clubs, […]

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RORY PUTS MENTAL HEALTH IN SCHOOLS AT TOP OF LOCAL AGENDA

Rory Stewart MP and Jacob Reid MYP chaired a mental health roundtable discussion for local Penrith and The Border schools today. Staff and students from twelve primary and secondary schools from the constituency assembled to share their views on the best ways of tackling mental health issues for young people. Both groups contributed to a productive discussion with the […]

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RORY COMMENTS ON THE AIR STRIKES AGAINST SYRIA

“I support the prime minister’s decisive response to the Assad regime’s use of chemical weapons. These are a cruel and indiscriminate form of attack and I am hopeful that the recent, targeted air strikes will deter their use in the future. Britain, working with France and the United States, has sent a clear message that […]

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RORY BIDS FOR A TORNADO FOR THE SOLWAY AVIATION MUSEUM

Rory has called for a Tornado aircraft fuselage to be donated to the Solway Aviation Museum, in recognition of Cumbria’s importance to the RAF. Cumbria and the Lake District have, for over seventy years, been home to RAF bases and squadrons, functioning as training areas and sites for experiments. Today, Cumbria’s connection to the Air […]

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RORY NOMINATES SIX CUMBRIAN HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS FOR PRESTIGIOUS NATIONAL AWARD

Rory has nominated six Cumbrian healthcare providers for the NHS70 Parliamentary Awards, which are designed to celebrate the NHS’s 70th anniversary by honouring outstanding local teams, projects and people. It was a difficult decision but, in the end, Rory nominated the Alston Alliance for the Healthier Communities Award, the Eden Community Nursing Teams for the […]