Rory Stewart

MP, Penrith and The Border

Penrith and The Border Conservative

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  • Voted strongly for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Source
  • Voted very strongly against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
  • Voted moderately against a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
  • Voted very strongly against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
  • Voted moderately for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
  • Voted very strongly against a wholly elected House of Lords Source
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Rory Stewart hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Opposition Day — [13th Allotted Day]: Trident Renewal 20 Jan 2015

    My hon. Friend pointed out in an essay that Maurice Hankey had said that we had failed to predict the 1870 Franco-Prussian war. Most recently, we failed to predict Russia going into Ukraine and Daesh taking over western Iraq, so I agree very wholeheartedly with my hon. Friend.
  • Opposition Day — [13th Allotted Day]: Trident Renewal 20 Jan 2015

    It is a great privilege to follow the hon. Member for Barrow and Furness (John Woodcock), who gave an extremely eloquent, entertaining and serious speech. I will try to speak briefly. The great challenge here is to try to work out, after nearly 60 or 70 years of this debate, what new there is to say. The huge ethical issues that have been raised by Opposition members and the huge strategic...
  • Opposition Day — [13th Allotted Day]: Trident Renewal 20 Jan 2015

    The hon. Gentleman makes a very good point, but I think the fundamental nature of our disagreement is going to be about our whole relationship to the NATO structure and the kind of role we wish to play within it. Although the hon. Gentleman is speaking very eloquently about nuclear weapons, I suspect he would also disagree with many Government Members about conventional weapons, and the role...

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Conservative MP for Penrith and The Border

Entered 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

  • Member, National Security Strategy (Joint Committee)
  • Member, Liaison Committee (Commons)
  • Member, Defence Committee

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Foreign Affairs Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 30 Jun 2014)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 6 Jan 2015.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Payments from Aitken Alexander Associates; literary agent, 18-21 Cavaye Place, London SW10 9PT
21 February 2014, £615 for writing a preface for the Folio Society, 44 Eagle Street, London WC1R 4FS. Hours worked: 2 hrs. (Registered 24 March 2014)
11 March 2014, £13,120 for research and writing for Jonathan Cape Limited, 20 Vauxhall Bridge Road, London SW1V 2SA. Hours worked: 120 hrs over two and a half years. (Registered 24 March 2014)
25 April 2014, £104.24 for royalty payments. Books written before the election. Hours worked: zero. (Registered 7 May 2014)
Payments from BBC for documentary. Address: BBC, PO Box 480, Manchester M14 0EL
10 January 2014, £4,100. Hours worked: 7 hrs. (Registered 17 January 2014)
21 January 2014, £4,100. Hours worked: 6 hrs. (Registered 24 January 2014)
Payment from Guardian News and Media Ltd, Kings Place, 90 York Way, London N1P 2AP:
24 December 2013, £400 for one article. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 3 January 2014)
Payments from Sterling Lord Literistic, Inc., 65 Bleecker Street, New York, NY 10012:
14 November 2013, payment of £1,303.16 for American royalties. Books written before the election (2002 and 2005). Hours worked: zero. (Registered 3 January 2014)
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 2 January 2015)
Member of Advisory Board for Brenthurst Foundation, E Oppenheimer & 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 of from Telegraph Media Group Ltd, 111 Buckingham Palace Road, London SW1W 0DT:
£1,200 received for article written for Saturday travel magazine. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 11 February 2014)
24 April 2014, £280 received for article. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 28 May 2014)
Payments from News UK & Ireland Limited, 3 Thomas More Square, London E98 1XY:
25 April 2014, £492 for article written. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 7 May 2014)
19 November 2014, payment of £500 for article published on 14 September 2014. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 5 December 2014)
Payments from Red Bee Media, Ealing Cross, 85 Uxbridge Road, Ealing, London W5 5TH:
25 April 2014, £264 for recording of voiceover. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 7 May 2014)
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)
4. Sponsorships
(b) Support in the capacity as an MP:
(b) 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 & Community Projects Limited (see entry in miscellaneous category below), which is registered as a campaigner for the Scottish Referendum.
(b) Name of donor: Angus MacDonald
(b) Address of donor: private
(b) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind:£6,500
(b) Date of receipt: 18 August 2014
(b) Date of acceptance: 18 August 2014
(b) Donor status: individual
(b) (Registered 11 December 2014)
(b) Name of donor: Coco Ferguson
(b) Address of donor: private
(b) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind:£5,000
(b) Date of receipt: 19 July 2014
(b) Date of acceptance: 19 July 2014
(b) Donor status: individual
(b) (Registered 11 December 2014)
(b) Name of donor: Peter Landale
(b) Address of donor: private
(b) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind:£2,500
(b) Date of receipt: 2 October 2014
(b) Date of acceptance: 2 October 2014
(b) Donor status: individual
(b) (Registered 11 December 2014)
(b) Name of donor: Graeme Paterson
(b) Address of donor: private
(b) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind:£1,250
(b) Date of receipt: 13 August 2014
(b) Date of acceptance: 13 August 2014
(b) Donor status: individual
(b) (Registered 11 December 2014, together with donation of 19 September 2014)
(b) Name of donor: Graeme Paterson
(b) Address of donor: private
(b) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £1,000
(b) Date of receipt: 19 September 2014
(b) Date of acceptance: 19 September 2014
(b) Donor status: individual
(b) (Registered 11 December 2014, together with donation of 13 August 2014)
(b) Name of donor: Buccleuch Estates
(b) Address of donor: Weatherhouse, Bowhill, Selkirk TD7 5ES
(b) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000
(b) Date of receipt: 30 July 2014
(b) Date of acceptance: 30 July 2014
(b) Donor status: company, registration no SC012615
(b) (Registered 11 December 2014)
(b) Name of donor: Buccleuch Estates
(b) Address of donor: Weatherhouse, Bowhill, Selkirk TD7 5ES
(b) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000
(b) Date of receipt: 18 September 2014
(b) Date of acceptance: 18 September 2014
(b) Donor status: company, registration no SC012615
(b) (Registered 11 December 2014)
(b) Name of donor: Story Contracting Ltd
(b) Address of donor: Burgh Road Industrial Estate, Carlisle CA2 7NA
(b) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: approx. £10,100 to meet the costs of dry stone walling
(b) Date of receipt: September 2014
(b) Date of acceptance: September 2014
(b) Donor status: company, registration no 03709861
(b) (Registered 11 December 2014)
(b) Name of donor: Edinburgh Woollen Mill Ltd
(b) Address of donor: Waverley Mills, Langhold, Dumfriesshire DG13 0EB
(b) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000
(b) Date of receipt: 15 September 2014
(b) Date of acceptance: 15 September 2014
(b) Donor status: company, registration no SC024081
(b) (Registered 11 December 2014)
(b) Name of donor: Longliffe Quarries Ltd
(b) Address of donor: Longliffe, Matlock, Derbyshire DE4 4BZ
(b) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: donation of Derbyshire limestone and transportation costs; valued at £4,800
(b) Date of receipt: 28 August 2014
(b) Date of acceptance: 28 August 2014
(b) Donor status: company, registration no 00273400
(b) (Registered 11 December 2014)
(b) Name of donor: Burlington Slate
(b) Address of donor: Cavendish House, Kirkby in Furness, Cumbria LA17 7UN
(b) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: donation of Burlington slate, valued at £2,880
(b) Date of receipt: 18 July 2014
(b) Date of acceptance: 18 July 2014
(b) Donor status: company, registration no 01781765
(b) (Registered 11 December 2014)
8. Land and Property
House in London from which rental income is received. The rental income is paid to other family members.
11. Miscellaneous
Unremunerated directorship of the Cumbria Broadband Rural & Community Projects Limited, a not for profit company.

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