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Rory heralds the protection of Cumbrian Police

Rory Stewart has commented on the Chancellor’s announcement in yesterday’s Spending Review, that police will be protected from any cutbacks. ​”​I am absolutely delighted with th​e ​result. I hope people understand how much work has gone into this debate. I’m delighted that I and John Stevenson were able to play a role in making Cumbria’s […]

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WORKING TOGETHER TO PROTECT UK LANDSCAPES

Environment Minister, Rory Stewart, has welcomed plans to enhance the UK’s natural landscapes through closer ties between the National Association of Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty (NAAONB) and National Parks England (NPE) at a conference today to celebrate the most beautiful parts of our country. The signing of an accord between the two organisations will […]

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RORY PAYS TRIBUTE TO THE HUMBLE HEDGEHOG

On Tuesday 10th of November, Rory, as Environment Minister ‎responded to a parliamentary debate on hedgehogs, believed to be the first substantial parliamentary consideration of this prickly subject since 1566. The debate was introduced by Oliver Colvile MP, a self-proclaimed “hedgehog champion” keen to draw attention to the decline in hedgehog numbers, and predation by […]

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Step forward for affordable flood insurance

Up to half a million households in high flood risk areas are one step closer to affordable flood insurance as the regulations for Flood Re come into force today. Marking a significant milestone towards protecting people at flood risk from spiralling home insurance premiums, Floods Minister Rory Stewart has signed the regulations, following approval from […]

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RORY VISITS WATCHTREE NATURE RESERVE

Rory Stewart MP has visited the Watchtree Nature Reserve on the Solway Plain to discuss its future, and how its volunteer-led team are adapting to secure its future as a community asset. In a wide-ranging discussion, the MP and Defra Minister met with Director and Chairperson Frank Mawby, his team of volunteers, and officers involved […]

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RORY LAUNCHES EXPORT WEEK IN INNOVIA CLARITY™C BUBBLE LINE VISIT

Rory Stewart MP has congratulated Innovia Films on their new Bubble 8 Clarity™C line at their Wigton site, taking the opportunity ​of a visit there this weekend ​to also raise awareness of UKTI’s Export Week and highlighting the fantastic work that Innovia does in ​research and ​development​, and exporting ground-breaking new technologies abroad. Rory was […]

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RORY ATTENDS CUMBRIA YOUNG FARMERS AGM

Rory Stewart, MP for Penrith and The Border, was honoured to speak at the 41st Cumbria Young Farmers Club AGM at the George Hotel in Penrith on Friday 6th November. The Cumberland & Westmorland Young Farmers Club formed in 1937, and became the Cumbria Federation of Young Farmers in 1974; it has 15 clubs in […]