I am sitting on a low stool, upstairs in the Penrith Conservative Club, a week after my election. There are more than twenty people, seated in front of me and between them they’ve travelled almost a thousand miles to be there. I last sat beside Ray, on a hay bale in Rockcliffe; Joe and Ducan, […]
Clip from debate with Christopher Hitchens and Ayaan Hirsi Ali discussing the issues relating to Afghanistan. http://playpolitical.typepad.com/uk_conservative/2010/05/penriths-new-mp-rory-stewart-tells-sky-news-that-nationbuilding-must-be-a-job-for-local-communities-.html
The BBC World Service spent the past few weeks following my journey to Parliament. Starting with the campaign trail, I explain my journey towards the mystifying corridors of Westminster, finishing with the historic process of selecting the Speaker. You can listen to the programme and view accompanying photographs on the BBC World Service website.
TWO LAST EVENTS BEFORE POLLING DAY Please come if you can to one of the following: Tuesday 4th May, Conservative Club, Penrith A Public Meeting at 6:30pm – all welcome. Rory will give a brief speech and take questions and answers from the floor. Please ring 07581 196634 if you require any further information. Wednesday […]
Some of you may have seen a letter in the Cumberland & Westmorland Herald from the Chair of Eden Carers raising a question about my support for Cumbrian voluntary organisations. As someone who established and built a charity from scratch to 650 people, raising 12 million pounds, I would like to reassure you that the […]