Rory Stewart

MP, Penrith and The Border

Penrith and The Border Conservative

A selection of Rory Stewart's votes

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  • Voted very strongly against a wholly elected House of Lords Details
  • Voted moderately for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Details
  • Voted strongly for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Details
  • Voted strongly for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Details
  • Voted strongly against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Details
  • Voted very strongly against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Details

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Rory Stewart never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Birds: Trapping 3 Jul 2015

    Natural England’s Wildlife Management and Licensing team provides advice to those who wish to manage wildlife in England. It is for individuals to decide on which wildlife management methods to use in order to address a particular issue. Government has no plans to raise public awareness of particular types of traps.
  • Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Countryside 2 Jul 2015

    Defra has responsibility for policy on national parks, areas of outstanding natural beauty (AONBs) and sites of special scientific interest (SSSIs), while oversight of the planning system and green belt protections are the policy responsibility of the Department for Communities and Local Government. a) The National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) is clear that most types of new...
  • Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Food: Waste 2 Jul 2015

    In accordance with the waste hierarchy, voluntary agreements with business and the Waste and Resources Action Programme’s (WRAP’s) Love Food Hate Waste campaign encourage action by households, food manufacturers, retailers and the hospitality and food service sectors to prevent food waste in the first place. If surplus food cannot be prevented, the next best option is to...

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Conservative MP for Penrith and The Border

Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Topics of interest

  • Ministry of Defence
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Defence
  • Education
  • Armed Forces: Languages
  • Defence Cultural Specialist Unit
  • Pupils: Disadvantaged
  • Ukraine
  • Afghanistan

Currently held offices

  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (since 8 May 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, National Security Strategy (Joint Committee) (16 Jun 2014 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) (14 May 2014 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Chair, Defence Committee (14 May 2014 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Foreign Affairs Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 30 Jun 2014)

Previous MPs in this constituency

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Last updated: 8 Jun 2015.


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