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FORTHCOMING DROP-IN SURGERIES

Please note that local MP for Penrith and the Border Rory Stewart will be holding open surgeries at the following locations on ​Thurs​day​ 8​th ​October 2015: 130​0​-1​40​0 – ​Tufton Arms, Appleby​ 1​5​30-1​6​30 – ​Booths Cafe​, Penrith​ No appointment is necessary, and all constituents are welcome. More information can be found at www.rorystewart.co.uk/surgeries For more information […]

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Rory’s Year in Parliament – Archive on 4

Here, if you’re interested, is a BBC Radio 4 documentary on our recent work in Penrith and The Border touching on different parts of the constituency, agriculture, tourism, the environment and Putin’s Russia: Rory’s Year in Parliament

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FORTHCOMING DROP-IN SURGERIES

  ***CANCELLED DUE TO FAMILY BEREAVEMENT*** Please note that local MP for Penrith and the Border Rory Stewart will​ ​be holding open surgeries at the following locations on ​Tuesday 1​8​th ​August 2015: ​1400-1500 – Alston Local Links (Market Hall)​ 1​800-1900​ – Threlkeld Village Hall No appointment is necessary, and all constituents are welcome. More​ ​information […]

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RORY CELEBRATES DUAL TURBINE FIGHT SUCCESS BUT WARNS FIGHT CONTINUES

Rory Stewart, MP for Penrith and The Border, today celebrated the planning decisions made by Eden Distric Council to reject the planning applications for wind farms at Raisgill Farm and Barrock Fell, describing the decisions as “victories for common sense”. Rory was actively involved in the campaigns against each of them, because of the lack […]

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RORY ENCOURAGES YOUNG CUMBRIAN JOURNALISTS

Rory Stewart, MP for Penrith and The Border, is highlighting an outstanding opportunity for budding young Cumbrian journalists. The opportunity involves two incentives taking place during the summer. The News Academy Summer School, in partnership with The Times and The Sun, and is a free week-long journalist training programme for students aged 16 to 18. […]

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RORY JOINS FORCES WITH TESCO IN PROMOTING VALUE OF FOOD

Rory Stewart MP on Friday visited the Warwick Road Tesco Superstore in Carlisle – used by many thousands of residents of Penrith and The Border for their weekly groceries shop – to see first-hand the work of the store’s manager, Phil Pearson, and his team members Vicki Pearson and Penny-Jane Davidson, who are addressing important […]

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RORY WELCOMES GOVERNMENT COMMITMENT TO DEFENCE

Rory Stewart, MP for Penrith and The Border and former Chair of the Defence Select Committee, welcomed the Chancellor’s Budget announcement that the Government will continue to fulfill the United Kingdom’s NATO commitment of spending 2% of GDP on defence. He said: “I am delighted that the Government will be fulfilling its commitment to our […]

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RORY PLEDGES TO CONTINUE EQUITABLE LIFE FIGHT AS £80M COMPENSATION BOOST ANNOUNCED IN SUMMER BUDGET

Local MP Rory Stewart, who has worked closely with his parliamentary colleagues for years on assisting constituents who have suffered significant financial losses as Equitable Life policyholders, today welcomed the Chancellor’s acknowledgement of their long-standing fight for justice, in a mention in the Budget Statement delivered in Parliament. The Chancellor announced today a further package […]

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RORY WELCOMES BUDGET WINDFALL FOR CUMBRIAN ROADS, RESIDENTS AND BUSINESSES

Penrith and The Border MP Rory Stewart has welcomed the Chancellor of the Exchequer’s Budget Statement delivered today, announcing measures that will give a huge boost to Penrith and The Border, and to Cumbria: investment relief for SMEs and farm businesses, a dedicated Road Fund in which the local MP will lobby Parliament to incorporate […]

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RORY JOINS LARGEST EVER GRADUATING CLASS AT NEWTON RIGG

On Friday, local MP and Minister for Rural Affairs Rory Stewart attended the 2015 Graduation Ceremony at Newton Rigg, of the triumvirate of agricultural colleges – including Askham Bryan satellite colleges at Guisborough and at Newcastle – of which Newton Rigg in Penrith and The Border is the hub. Rory joined Askham Bryan Executive Principal […]