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RORY RAISES FIREFIGHTERS’ ON-GOING PENSION CONCERNS WITH GOVERNMENT MINISTER

Following a meeting with local firefighters at the Penrith Fire Station, Rory Stewart MP has again raised concerns over firefighter’s pensions with Penny Mordaunt MP – the Government Minister responsible for Fire Services. In particular, Rory Stewart has sought further assurances and clarification over job security and pension payouts for those firefighters over the age […]

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RORY JOINS WITH YOUNG CUMBRIANS TO CELEBRATE NCS ACTION DAY

To commemorate National Citizen Service Action Day on March 7th, Rory Stewart MP, met with young Cumbrians in the centre of Penrith to celebrate and further support the NCS movement. Rory Stewart has been a strong advocate of NCS since its launch in 2011, and has previously called for the programme to be rolled out […]

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RORY STEWART QUIZZED AT CUMBRIAN YOUNG PEOPLE’S QUESTION TIME

Rory Stewart, MP for Penrith and The Border, joined other Cumbrian MPs and prospective parliamentary candidates, in a Question Time style panel event organised by Young Cumbria, to give young people the opportunity to raise the issues that matter most to them. Aged between 13 – 25, the audience questioned the panel on how their […]

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Pint of Drovers Gold for English Tourism Week please Landlord

Eden’s pubs were in the spotlight last week as part of a special event to launch English Tourism Week which runs from 14 – 22 March. The highlight was the unveiling of Drovers Gold which will go on sale at over 40 pubs around the Eden Valley during the week. Brewed by Penrith based Eden […]

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RORY STEWART WELCOMES CUMBRIAN YOUTH PARLIAMENT TO WESTMINSTER

Rory Stewart, MP for Penrith and The Border, along with fellow Cumbrian MPs John Stevenson, Jamie Reed, John Woodcock and Sir Tony Cunningham, last week welcomed members of the Cumbria Youth Parliament to Westminster in the first meeting of its kind. Rory spent two hours in discussion with the young Cumbrians, Organised by Cumbria County […]

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Rory speaks in Parliament on the Next Defence and Security Review

Transcript Rory Stewart : I should like to begin by talking about the House of Commons Defence Committee’s report. The key element in the report, and in what I hope will be my relatively brief remarks, is that Russia poses a significant and substantial threat to Europe. That argument has been made in great detail […]