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RORYFORLONDON.CO.UK LAUNCHES

The website for Rory’s Campaign for Mayor of London has launched on https://www.roryforlondon.co.uk where you can sign-up for campaign updates. The campaign’s official Twitter feed is now also live, and can be found at https://twitter.com/roryforlondon

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LONDON CAN SHOW THE COUNTRY HOW TO DO DEMOCRACY BETTER

A General Election is coming, and I am leaving parliament to run as an independent candidate for mayor of London. I am running to be mayor and not for parliament because I find Westminster increasingly depressing as it loses more and more of its meaning and purpose in stale divisive rows. And I believe that […]

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Letter to London

Dear Londoners I am writing to tell you — the readers of the Evening Standard — first that I am running to be Mayor of London, as an independent candidate . And I would like your vote so that we can transform this great capital — the most intricate, diverse and astonishing city on the […]

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RORY SUPPORTS EX OFFENDERS

Ahead of Prisons Week, Rory joined a coffee morning at St Andrews Church, Penrith, to hear how Caritas Care’s ACE project transforms the lives of ex-offenders. The well-attended event held on Friday, October 11th, was organised by Stan Blacklock, who volunteers with the ACE project, to highlight Prisons Week and raise awareness of the great […]

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VACANCY

Job specification: Finance manager Experience: 3+ years of financial management experience Qualification: chartered accountant Other desirable: public sector, political party or NGO experience Part-time: 3 days/week (with option to increase to 4-5 days) Base: home working with meetings in London Contract type: consultancy Rate: commensurate with experience Duration: 8 months with 1 month review and […]

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RORY TO STEP DOWN AT NEXT GENERAL ELECTION

Rory is to step down as Member of Parliament for Penrith and The Border after nine and a half years. Writing in his latest column for The Cumberland and Westmorland Herald,  Mr Stewart said: “Being your Member of Parliament has been the privilege of my life. So much of what I love about Britain lies in Cumbria: […]

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Diary: Am I Still A Conservative?

My parents gave me a subscription to The Spectator in 1984, when I was 11. When I was 12, I wrote a letter to the editor, criticising the progressive views of the Bishop of Durham, and Charles Moore — who had just become the editor at the age of 27 — published it under the […]

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What is wrong with us?

What is wrong with us? The United Kingdom should be one of the most impressive democracies on Earth. We have incisive and apparently incorruptible judges; an undeferential, boisterous and intelligent media; and an extraordinary culture of voluntary activity – supplemented by charitable superpowers such as Oxfam and the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds. […]