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RORY JUDGES STRICTLY JIGGING COMPETITION AT CHARITY FARMER AUCTION

Rory judged a Strictly Jigging Competition at the Farmers Charity Auction. Along with fellow judges Hannah Jackson, better known as the Red Shepherdess, and Cumbria Woman of the Year, Joanne Thompson, Mr Stewart rated the dancers as they tried to impress judges with their Scottish reels. After the dancing, Mr Stewart auctioned off the first […]

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WATCH RORY TALK BREXIT

Rory appeared on BBC2’s ‘Politics Live’ today, presented by Jo Coburn, and alongside Rachel Reeves, Chair of the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Select Committee, Tom Newton Dunn, Political Editor of The Sun, Stefanie Bolzen, Ed Vaizey MP and Steve Baker MP. Watch it here: Rory also appeared on Channel 4 News last night, to discuss Parliament’s votes […]

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RORY TALKS PARLIAMENT AND POLITICS WITH LOCAL CHILDREN

Rory visited Greystoke Primary School to speak to the children about his work as their MP. Like many schools across the country, Greystoke Primary School celebrated Parliament Week from 12-18 November 2018, with a series of talks, lessons and trips. The children visited their local polling station, studied the history of Parliament and learnt about the constitution. […]

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CUMBRIA DAY A ‘MASSIVE SUCCESS’

Rory together with the other Cumbrian MPs, co-hosted the fourth annual ‘Cumbria Day’ in the Palace of Westminster this afternoon. Showcasing the very best of Cumbrian produce and ingenuity in the heart of London, exhibitors from across the county were invited to showcase their work and produce, while networking and meeting their Members of Parliament, each […]

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RORY DEBATES REWILDING

Rory, George Monbiot, Mark Cocker and Minette Batters participated in “The Fight for the Countryside: Britain Should Rewild its Uplands”, hosted by Jonathan Dimbleby on Tuesday 10 July. You can listen to the full debate here:   And Rory’s speech, which is HERE. The full debate can be viewed here:  

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RORY STEWART: ‘I’LL RESIGN IF PRISON VIOLENCE DOESN’T IMPROVE’

Article originally published in The Guardian by Erwin James on 23 January 2019. By any measure our prisons are in a state of crisis. Last year, there were almost 50,000 incidents of self-harm among the 82,500 prisoners in England and Wales. Drug-fuelled violence is at an all-time high, with more than 32,500 assaults, 10,000 of […]