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Rory takes part in BBC 4’s ‘Any Questions’

Jonathan Dimbleby presents political debate and discussion from Pollokshields in Scotland with deputy first minister Nicola Sturgeon MSP, chair of the Westminster Defence Select Committee Rory Stewart MP, journalist Lesley Riddoch, and shadow secretary of state for International Development, Jim Murphy MP. To listen to the discussion, click here.

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BBC RADIO 4’S ‘ANALYSIS’ – CHARITIES

Rory spoke to Radio 4’s ‘Analysis’ about his experiences setting up Turquoise Mountain in Afghanistan in a programme looking at the increased relationship between NGOs and governments, both as clients and as donors. While still available on the BBC iplayer it can be heard here.

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Rory presents Sir Walter Scott on ‘Great Lives’

Rory Stewart champions the life of Sir Walter Scott. Presenter Matthew Parris is joined by Scott’s biographer Stuart Kelly. Scott arguably invented the idea of Scottishness and marketed it to the world. But now he is virtually unread and he stands accused of saddling Scotland with tartan tat and Highland kitsch. Rory Stewart argues that […]

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Rory has voiced his unconditional support for BBC Radio Cumbria following last week’s announcement of major cuts to the local news service. Despite lobbying the Director General of the BBC Mark Thompson throughout the year both in writing and in person, Rory has said that he is “shocked and saddened” to hear of the potential […]