Rory Stewart

Former MP, Penrith and The Border

Penrith and The Border Conservative

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Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for International Development: Yemen: Overseas Aid 27 Apr 2017

    DFID has provided £85.5 million to the Yemen Humanitarian Pooled Fund (YHPF) over the last five years from the total DFID bilateral funding listed in the table below. In 2016, the YHPF provided £94.5 million of support to 7.8 million people, including food security, water and sanitation and health interventions. Approximately £13 million of this funding was delivered by local...
  • Written Answers — Department for International Development: Afghanistan: Education 27 Apr 2017

    In 2017, official figures show that UK support has helped more than 6.4m children attend school in Afghanistan, 38% of whom are girls. This is up from around 4 million children in 2009/2010, over a third of whom were girls. Figures on the number of children out of school are hard to verify, but the UN estimates the figures to be between 6-7 million over the past few years. A breakdown by...
  • Written Answers — Department for International Development: Overseas Aid 27 Apr 2017

    The five largest recipients of UK bilateral Official Development Assistance (ODA) spent by either DFID or other government departments is given in the Table below: Table: Top 5 country recipients of UK bilateral ODA, 2013-2015 2013 2014 2015 Country £m Country £ m Country £ m . . . . Pakistan 338 Ethiopia 322 Pakistan 374 ...

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Former Conservative MP for Penrith and The Border

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

Left the House of Commons on 3 May 2017 — Dissolved for election

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Topics of interest

Rory Stewart campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • 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

Other offices held in the past

  • The Minister of State, Department for International Development (17 Jul 2016 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Environmental Audit Committee (20 Jul 2015 to 10 Oct 2016)
  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (8 May 2015 to 17 Jul 2016)
  • 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)

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  • Has spoken in 10 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs. See all Rory Stewart’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 85.22% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 1 annotation on this MP’s speeches — below average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 213 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 216 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 May 2017.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments from Sterling Lord Literistic Inc., 65 Bleecker Street, New York, NY 10012:
16 November 2016, payment of £751.65 for American royalties. Hours worked: none since my election. (Registered 06 December 2016)
13 June 2016, payment of £1,211 for American royalties. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 02 March 2017)
14 July 2016, payment of £38,156 for American royalties. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 02 March 2017)
19 December 2016, payment of £36,783 for American royalties. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 02 March 2017)
Payments from Aitken Alexander Associates; literary agent, 18-21 Cavaye Place, London SW10 9PT:
23 October 2015, £1,650 for royalty payments for preface written in December 2014. Hours worked: 2 hrs. (Registered 9 November 2015; updated 26 May 2016)
29 April 2016, £1,671.53 for royalty payments. Hours worked: none since my election. (Registered 11 May 2016)
13 July 2016, £2,998.24 for royalty payments. Hours worked: none since my election. (Registered 02 August 2016)
19 August 2016, £4,746.76 for royalty payments. Hours worked: none since my election. (Registered 23 August 2016)
28 September 2016, £12,793.98 for royalty payments for book commissioned in 2012. Hours worked: approx. 400 hrs between 2012 and 2015. (Registered 19 October 2016)
13 October 2016, £1,284.99 for royalty payments. Hours worked: none since my election. (Registered 19 October 2016)
10 February 2017, £410 for royalty payments for the inclusion in a book of an article written in 2012. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 27 February 2017)
13 April 2017, £1,810.95 for royalty payments. Hours: none since my election. (Registered 27 April 2017)

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