Rory Stewart

MP, Penrith and The Border

Penrith and The Border Conservative

Rory Stewart’s voting in Parliament

Rory Stewart is a Conservative MP, and so on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.

This is a selection of Rory Stewart’s votes.

  • Almost always voted for reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
  • Consistently voted against a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
  • Generally voted for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
  • Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes
  • Generally voted for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
  • Consistently voted for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes

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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: Covent Garden Market Authority 24 Jul 2015

    There have been no sales of land by the Covent Garden Market Authority (CGMA) in the last five years. Covent House, CGMA’s former office building, will be sold to London Underground Limited (LUL), a subsidiary of Transport for London, on 31st July 2015, under a Land and Works Agreement dated 29th October 2014. This was in order to effect a Compulsory Purchase of the land, necessary for...
  • Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: New Covent Garden Market 24 Jul 2015

    It is not intended to demolish and rebuild the existing multi-storey car park at New Covent Garden Market. The existing car park has been assessed by structural engineers from both the Covent Garden Market Authority (CGMA) and by CGMA’s Private Development Partner who consider the structure to be in a satisfactory condition to be retained and refurbished rather than demolished and...
  • Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Covent Garden Market Authority 23 Jul 2015

    Defra Ministers have received various representations from New Covent Garden Market tenants in the past five years about the market redevelopment. These have taken the form of formal correspondence and face to face meetings between the Covent Garden Tenants Association (CGTA) and the Minister, held at Defra and at New Covent Garden Market. The representations have addressed a...

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Profile

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

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Numerology

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 10 Aug 2015.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments from Aitken Alexander Associates; literary agent, 18-21 Cavaye Place, London SW10 9PT:
16 January 2015, £107.71 for royalty payments. Books written before the election. Hours worked: zero. (Registered 13 February 2015)
16 January2015, £3,845.58 advance for an essay, which will be contributed to a book. Hours worked: zero. (Registered 13 February 2015)
16 April 2015, £958.21 for royalty payments. Books written before the election. Hours worked: zero. (Registered 18 May 2015)
20 May 2015, £3,799.08 for an essay. Hours: 5 hrs. (Registered 16 June 2015)
Payments from Sterling Lord Literistic, Inc., 65 Bleecker Street, New York, NY 10012:
17 July 2014, payment of £ 1,196.92 for American royalties. Books written before the election (2002 and 2005). Hours worked: zero. (Registered 14 August 2014)
8 December 2014, payment of £980.36 for American royalties. Books written before the election (2002 and 2005). Hours worked: zero. (Registered 02 January 2015)
22 May 2015, Payment of £1,097.11 for American royalties. Books written before the 2010 Election. Hours worked: zero. (Registered 16 June 2015)
Member of Advisory Board for Brenthurst Foundation, E Oppenheimer and Son, St Andrew’s House, 6 St Andrew’s Road, Parktown, Johannesburg, South Africa; meeting once a year. Payment of £3,335.55 received to fund conference attendance, travel, and research assistance on foreign policy. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 27 March 2013)
Payments from News UK and Ireland Limited, 3 Thomas More Square, London E98 1XY:
19 November 2014, payment of £500 for article published on 14 September 2014. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 05 December 2014)
8 July 2015, payment of £500 for Sunday Times article published September 2014. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 30 July 2015)
Payments from the Financial Times Ltd, Number One Southwark Bridge, London SE1 9HL:
30 July 2014, payment of £600 for article published on 19 June 2014. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 15 August 2014)
Payments from The New York Review of Books, 435 Hudson Street, Suite 300, New York NY 10014:
23 October 2014, £2,143.09. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 24 November 2014)
Payments from Trinity College Cambridge, Cambridge, CB2 1TQ:
21 November 2014, payment of £1,250 for talk given on 6 November. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 09 January 2015)
6 July 2015, received payment of £2,545.18 from Family Office Circle Foundation, c/o Aeris Capital AG, Churerstrasse 70, CH-8808 Pfäffikon SZ, Switzerland. This was a cancellation fee for a speaking engagement. Hours: none. (Registered 28 July 2015)
2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Donations towards the building of the auld acquaintance cairn on the English-Scottish border as part of the "hands across the border" project. All donations received and administered through Cumbria Broadband Rural and Community Projects Limited (see entry in miscellaneous category below), which is registered as a campaigner for the Scottish Referendum.
Name of donor: Angus MacDonald
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £6,500

Date of receipt: 18 August 2014

Date of acceptance: 18 August 2014

Donor status: individual

(Registered 11 December 2014)
Name of donor: Coco Ferguson
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Date of receipt: 19 July 2014

Date of acceptance: 19 July 2014

Donor status: individual

(Registered 11 December 2014)
Name of donor: Peter Landale
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500

Date of receipt: 2 October 2014

Date of acceptance: 2 October 2014

Donor status: individual

(Registered 11 December 2014)
Name of donor: Graeme Paterson
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £1,250 (Registered together with donation of 19 September 2014)

Date of receipt: 13 August 2014

Date of acceptance: 13 August 2014

Donor status: individual

(Registered 11 December 2014)
Name of donor: Graeme Paterson
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £1,000 (Registered together with donation of 13 August 2014)

Date of receipt: 19 September 2014

Date of acceptance: 19 September 2014

Donor status: individual

(Registered 11 December 2014)
Name of donor: Buccleuch Estates
Address of donor: Weatherhouse, Bowhill, Selkirk TD7 5ES

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Date of receipt: 30 July 2014

Date of acceptance: 30 July 2014

Donor status: company, registration SC012615

(Registered 11 December 2014)
Name of donor: Buccleuch Estates
Address of donor: Weatherhouse, Bowhill, Selkirk TD7 5ES

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Date of receipt: 18 September 2014

Date of acceptance: 18 September 2014

Donor status: company, registration SC012615

(Registered 11 December 2014)
Name of donor: Story Contracting Ltd
Address of donor: Burgh Road Industrial Estate, Carlisle CA2 7NA

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: approx. £10,100 to meet the costs of dry stone walling

Date of receipt: September 2014

Date of acceptance: September 2014

Donor status: company, registration 03709861

(Registered 11 December 2014)
Name of donor: Edinburgh Woollen Mill Ltd
Address of donor: Waverley Mills, Langhold, Dumfriesshire DG13 0EB

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Date of receipt: 15 September 2014

Date of acceptance: 15 September 2014

Donor status: company, registration SC024081

(Registered 11 December 2014)
Name of donor: Longliffe Quarries Ltd
Address of donor: Longliffe, Matlock, Derbyshire DE4 4BZ

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: donation of Derbyshire limestone and transportation costs; valued at £4,800

Date of receipt: 28 August 2014

Date of acceptance: 28 August 2014

Donor status: company, registration 00273400

(Registered 11 December 2014)
Name of donor: Burlington Slate
Address of donor: Cavendish House, Kirkby in Furness, Cumbria LA17 7UN

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: donation of Burlington slate, valued at £2,880

Date of receipt: 18 July 2014

Date of acceptance: 18 July 2014

Donor status: company, registration 01781765

(Registered 11 December 2014)
Name of donor: Ali Mosawi
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000

Date received: 2 April 2015

Date accepted: 2 April 2015

Donor status: individual

(Registered 01 June 2015)
8. Miscellaneous
Unremunerated directorship of the Cumbria Broadband Rural & Community Projects Limited, a not for profit company.

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