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cruse bereavement lunch

Rory attended the Cruse Bereavement Care Lunch in Lazonby on Saturday 12 June.  The well attended event was hosted by Miriam Scott and guests gathered in the house and garden to enjoy lunch together. Rory is a strong supporter of the voluntary sector and recognizes the hugely important role it plays in the community and […]

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rory attends appleby horse fair

Rory attended Appleby Horse Fair for the first time on Saturday 5th June, at the invitation of Eden District Council’s Chief Executive Kevin Douglas and Cumbria Police’s Assistant Chief Constable Jerry Graham. Following lunch at Appleby Bowling Club, where Mr Stewart met and chatted with police officers, he was taken on a tour of the Fair’s […]

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rory casts his vote for council’s flood response award nomination

Rory has given his support to Allerdale Borough Council’s national award nomination for its emergency response to the floods in Allerdale last November. Rory has joined hundreds of others in voting for the Council’s entry in the finals, competing against teams from Birmingham, Plymouth and Oldham for the coveted title of “Team of the Year” in […]

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the different roles of an MP

I saw three versions of an MP’s life this week. Last Sunday evening, I drew the broadband Minister into discussing better broadband access for Cumbria. I really want to make this happen. We have more self-employed people in Penrith and the Border than any other constituency and we will jeopardise all rural services from village […]

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INTERVIEW: RORY STEWART

Article first published on politics.co.uk by Rebecca Burns on 14 June 2010. The new Penrith and the Borders MP is about as far from being a ‘career politician’ as you get, having packed in more than most before entering the Commons. His enormous walk, which took two years, was sandwiched by a stint in the […]

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first weekend back to cumbria

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, […]

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mike parr breakfast show

Before news of the tragic shootings in West Cumbria emerged I did a brief radio interview with the Mike Parr Breakfast Show on Radio Cumbria. Audio clip taken from the programme on 2nd June 2010. Listen!