Rory, in his capacity as Minister of State at the Ministry of Justice, appeared on Sky News this morning to discuss the Government’s decision to take control of HMP Birmingham.
Ministers must be accountable and I am confident that today's announcement will reduce drugs and violent assaults in our prisons pic.twitter.com/EugmTUESub — Rory Stewart (@RoryStewartUK) August 17, 2018 Rory appeared on BBC Breakfast this morning to announce the Government’s new investment plan for ten of the nation’s prisons. You can watch the full episode HERE. […]
A great many constituents have contacted me about this, and so this is extremely welcome news. I’m delighted work has begun on the new barrier system, which will hopefully make a noticeable difference to those parking at the Cumberland Infirmary. This is a big step forward for patients and their families, who should no longer have to […]
Rory has met with Brunstock residents to discuss the community’s road traffic problems. The town is located near to a five junction stretch of road from the Linstock roundabout to Greymoor Hill. Increases in the number of vehicles, compounded by the use of large agricultural vehicles, have led to rising congestion and a serious increase […]
Sleeping out, night after night, in a street or a park, or a doorway, is not simply cold and uncomfortable – it is lonely, and damaging to soul and body. Rough sleepers are seventeen times more likely to be attacked than the general public. They are more likely to have substance misuse problems, and many […]
Rory Stewart MP is calling on Penrith and The Border’s small shopkeepers to enter themselves in the Best Small Shops Competition. The competition seeks to celebrate the creativity of independent businesses and recognise their vital role in local communities. Penrith and The Border has a huge variety of small shops in its towns and villages and Rory […]
Rory has met with representatives from Highways England to discuss their plans for the A66. Mr Stewart has campaigned for better roads for Cumbria since his election in 2010 and has been monitoring the situation on the A66 for some time. He arranged this meeting with representatives from Highways England in order to hear their […]