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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 […]

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PENRITH AND THE BORDER BECOMES A PART OF THE QUEEN’S COMMONWEALTH CANOPY

Penrith and The Border is now a part of the Queen’s Commonwealth Canopy, following the planting of five saplings in Castle Park by Rory Stewart MP. The Queen’s Commonwealth Canopy, launched at the 2015 Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting by Frank Field MP, aims to save the association’s members’ forests by creating a network of […]

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WATCH RORY’S APPEARANCE ON QUESTION TIME

Rory appeared on Question Time this evening, hosted by Fiona Bruce, and on a panel with Diane Abbott, Shadow Home Secretary, Kirsty Blackman, the SNP’s Spokesperson on the Economy, Isabel Oakeshott, the journalist and author, and Anand Menon, Professor at Kings College London.

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RORY APPEARS BEFORE THE WELSH AFFAIRS COMMITTEE

Rory, in his capacity as Minister of State at the Ministry of Justice, appeared before the Welsh Affairs Committee of the House of Commons today, alongside Edward Argar, Parliamentary Under-Secretary at the Ministry of Justice, to discuss prison provision in Wales. Watch it here:

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RORY WILL VOTE ‘YES’ TO THE PRIME MINISTER’S BREXIT DEAL

Rory has confirmed that he will be voting in favour of the Government’s Brexit Deal this evening. This vote will determine whether Britain is to leave the European Union under the terms of the Withdrawal Agreement and in line with the Political Declaration that the Prime Minister negotiated. Rory has been a supporter of the Prime Minister’s […]