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Rory Stewart MP

RESPONSE TO THE CHANCELLOR’S SPRING STATEMENT

Rory has welcomed the news that the Chancellor of the Exchequer will invest a record £260 million in the Borderlands Growth Deal (BGD). Philip Hammond announced a UK government commitment of £260 million to the BGD in his Spring Statement in the House of Commons this afternoon. Together with funding from the Scottish government, this […]

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POST OFFICE PETITION TO BE PRESENTED TO MANAGEMENT

Rory is to present his petition to stop the planned closure of Penrith Post Office to its management on 15 March. The Post Office announced its intention to relocate its Penrith operation from the current standalone site on Crown Square to the WH Smith on Angel Square in January. At the same time, a consultation […]

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RORY APPEARS ON BBC LONDON NEWS

Rory, in his capacity as Minister of State at the Ministry of Justice, appeared on BBC London News to discuss the state of the capital’s prisons while on a visit to Wormwood Scrubs. Watch it here:

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RORY BACKS ROYAL BRITISH LEGION’S HANDY VANS SERVICE

Rory has welcomed The Royal British Legion’s launch of the first Handy Vans Service in Cumbria. This service, which is delivered free of charge, gives home repairs and maintenance to eligible Armed Forces personnel, veterans and their families, dependents or carers, allowing them to remain safe in their homes. It is available to both serving and […]

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ULLSWATER’S WARTIME FRENCH CONNECTION TO BE COMMEMORATED

Rory is to unveil a plaque commemorating the site of the Lycée Francais, which relocated to Cumbria during the Second World War. The unveiling will take place at Another Place on Friday 1 March at 16:10pm, with speeches by Mr Stewart, Claudine Ripert, the Director of the French Institute and French Cultural Counsellor of the […]