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RORY STEWART MP COMBINES HYMN PRACTICE WITH POLITICAL Q&A AT ST CUTHBERTS SCHOOL

Local MP Rory Stewart on Friday joined Wigton Mayor Joe Cowell and County Councillor and former education portfolio-holder Duncan Fairbairn on a visit to St Cuthbert’s Catholic Primary School in Wigton, where he joined afternoon hymn practice and then led a political question-and-answer session with curious students. Rory was especially pleased to visit a local […]

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RORY STEWART PRAISES “OUTSTANDING” CUMBERLAND SHOW

Penrith and The Border MP and Defra Minister Rory Stewart has congratulated and thanked all those involved in the annual Cumberland Show, which he attended this year both as a local rural MP and as representative of the government department. He visited with his family – wife Shoshana and son Alexander – and spent several hours at the […]

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RORY STEWART MP CELEBRATES LINK BETWEEN LANDSCAPE AND EDUCATION

Rory Stewart MP has today awarded ten home-educated children from the Penrith area with the John Muir Award, a certificate which acknowledges the work that the young people have undertaken over the course of five weeks spent in the Lake District National Park and learning about how to care for the environment. As part of […]

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NEW PROGRESS IN MP’S CAMPAIGN ON INFECTED BLOOD SCANDAL

Penrith and The Border MP, Rory Stewart, has welcomed progress in the campaign to compensate victims of the contaminated blood scandal of the 1970s and 1980s, following his question to the Prime Minister in March – after which the Prime Minister issued a full apology – and following the publication of a five-year independent inquiry […]

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RORY STEWART MP: “CUMBRIAN CAMPAIGN HAS LED TO WIND SUBSIDIES BAN“

Rory Stewart MP has today praised and thanked the hundreds of community activists in Penrith and The Border who have supported his long-standing campaign to remove all subsidies on new onshore wind turbines, and to continue to keep his constituency – and north Cumbria – a turbine-free zone. Since election in 2010, Rory has helped […]