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Rory Stewart

Former Independent MP for Penrith and The Border

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Recent appearances

  • European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill 22 Oct 2019

    In this whole debate, I believe there have essentially been two principles. One of them is the principle of how to honour the result of that referendum, and the second is the principle of how to take a deal safely and responsibly through Parliament. My big beg to the House—here I am speaking to colleagues who voted for Brexit—is let us, please, in these very final stages, do it properly....
  • European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill 22 Oct 2019

    What about London?
  • Prime Minister's Update 25 Sep 2019

    Like my right hon. Friend, I support a Brexit deal; indeed, I voted for it considerably more frequently than him. If this great party stands for anything, it stands for respect for parliamentary sovereignty and the rule of law. I respectfully say that he is tiptoeing on to a dangerous path. He is pitting Brexit against remain, young against old, Scotland against England, and people against...

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Former Independent MP for Penrith and The Border

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

Left the House of Commons on 6 November 2019 — Dissolved for election

Party was Conservative until 3 Sep 2019

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Topics of interest

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

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

Other offices held in the past

  • The Secretary of State for International Development (1 May 2019 to 24 Jul 2019)
  • The Minister of State, Ministry of Justice (9 Jan 2018 to 1 May 2019)
  • Minister of State (Department for International Development) (Jointly with the Foreign and Commonwealth Office) (13 Jun 2017 to 9 Jan 2018)
  • Minister of State (Foreign and Commonwealth Office) (Joint with the Department for International Development) (13 Jun 2017 to 9 Jan 2018)
  • The Minister of State, Department for International Development (17 Jul 2016 to 13 Jun 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

Future MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 20 debates in the last year — 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 50.00% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 178 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 443 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 5 Nov 2019.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments from Aitken Alexander Associates; literary agent, of 291 Gray's Inn Rd, London WC1X 8QJ:
30 April 2019, payment of £1,831.08 for royalty payments of books written before the 2010 election. Hours: none since my election. (Registered 09 May 2019)
23 September 2019, payment of £1,334.75 for royalties for books written before the 2010 election. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 15 October 2019)
17 October 2019, payment of £10,905.89 from royalties for books written prior to the 2010 election. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 29 October 2019)
2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Edward C Chelsea
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000 to support my constituency activities

Donor status: individual

(Registered 21 January 2019)
Name of donor: Edward C Chelsea
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000 to support my constituency activities

Donor status: individual

(Registered 21 January 2019)
Name of donor: William Cadogan
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000 to support my constituency activities

Donor status: individual

(Registered 21 January 2019)
2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: Lev Mikheev
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000 for my leadership campaign

Date received: 8 May 2019

Date accepted: 8 May 2019

Donor status: individual

(Registered 30 May 2019)
Name of donor: Khaled Said
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000 for my leadership campaign. This donation was returned to the donor on 4 July 2019.

Date received: 9 May 2019

Date accepted: 9 May 2019

Donor status: individual

(Registered 30 May 2019; updated 14 August 2019)
Name of donor: Robert Laycock
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000 for my leadership campaign. This donation was returned to the donor on 4 July 2019.

Date received: 14 May 2019

Date accepted: 14 May 2019

Donor status: individual

(Registered 30 May 2019; updated 14 August 2019)
Name of donor: Tom Swerling
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500 for my leadership campaign

Date received: 15 May 2019

Date accepted: 15 May 2019

Donor status: individual

(Registered 30 May 2019)
Name of donor: Charles Wood
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000 for my leadership campaign

Date received: 22 May 2019

Date accepted: 22 May 2019

Donor status: individual

(Registered 30 May 2019)
Name of donor: Edwina Snow
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000 for my leadership campaign

Date received: 24 May 2019

Date accepted: 24 May 2019

Donor status: individual

(Registered 30 May 2019)
Name of donor: Khaled Said
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000 for my leadership campaign. This donation was returned to the donor on 4 July 2019.

Date received: 27 May 2019

Date accepted: 27 May 2019

Donor status: individual

(Registered 30 May 2019; updated 14 August 2019)
Name of donor: Edward Cadogan
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000 for my leadership campaign

Date received: 29 May 2019

Date accepted: 29 May 2019

Donor status: individual

(Registered 30 May 2019)
Name of donor: Mohamed Amersi
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000 for my leadership campaign. This donation was returned to the donor on 22 July 2019.

Date received: 9 May 2019

Date accepted: 9 May 2019

Donor status: individual

(Registered 05 June 2019; updated 14 August 2019)
Name of donor: Drillgreat Ltd
Address of donor: 1 Nicholas Road, London W11 4AN

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000 for my leadership campaign

Date received: 28 May 2019

Date accepted: 28 May 2019

Donor status: company, registration 06292597

(Registered 05 June 2019)
Name of donor: Spartan Advisors
Address of donor: 2nd Floor, 14, George Street, London W15 1FE

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000 for my leadership campaign

Date received: 28 May 2019

Date accepted: 28 May 2019

Donor status: company, registration 11165799

(Registered 05 June 2019)
Name of donor: Charlotte de Botton
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000 for my leadership campaign

Date received: 29 May 2019

Date accepted: 29 May 2019

Donor status: individual

(Registered 05 June 2019)
Name of donor: Stephen Murphy
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000 for my leadership campaign

Date received: 29 May 2019

Date accepted: 29 May 2019

Donor status: individual

(Registered 05 June 2019)
Name of donor: Francis Phillimore
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500 for my leadership campaign

Date received: 29 May 2019

Date accepted: 29 May 2019

Donor status: individual

(Registered 05 June 2019)
Name of donor: Patrick Smulders
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000 for my leadership campaign

Date received: 29 May 2019

Date accepted: 29 May 2019

Donor status: individual

(Registered 05 June 2019)
Name of donor: David Dein
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000 for my leadership campaign

Date received: 15 May 2019

Date accepted: 15 May2019

Donor status: individual

(Registered 10 June 2019)
Name of donor: Ali and May Mosawi
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000 for my leadership campaign

Date received: 30 May 2019

Date accepted: 30 May 2019

Donor status: individual

(Registered 10 June 2019)
Name of donor: Patrick Handley
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000 for my leadership campaign

Date received: 31 May 2019

Date accepted: 31 May 2019

Donor status: individual

(Registered 10 June 2019)
Name of donor: Robert Falzon
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000 for my leadership campaign

Date received: 3 June 2019

Date accepted: 3 June 2019

Donor status: individual

(Registered 10 June 2019)
Name of donor: Kirkland Newman
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000 for my leadership campaign

Date received: 6 June 2019

Date accepted: 6 June 2019

Donor status: individual

(Registered 10 June 2019)
Name of donor: Gillian Whitworth-Cheetham
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £1,501 for my leadership campaign

Date received: 7 June 2019

Date accepted: 7 June 2019

Donor status: individual

(Registered 10 June 2019)
Name of donor: Robert Falzon
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000 for my leadership campaign

Date received: 10 June 2019

Date accepted: 10 June 2019

Donor status: individual

(Registered 17 June 2019)
Name of donor: R&D Glass Ltd
Address of donor: Stourton Farmhouse, Greensforge Lane Stourton, Stourbridge DY7 5BD

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000 for my leadership campaign

Date received: 13 June 2019

Date accepted: 13 June 2019

Donor status: company, registration 03261140

(Registered 17 June 2019)
Name of donor: Rosemary Said
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000 for my leadership campaign

Date received: 13 June 2019

Date accepted: 13 June 2019

Donor status: individual

(Registered 17 June 2019)
Name of donor: Ali and May Mosawi
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000 for my leadership campaign

Date received: 14 June 2019

Date accepted: 14 June 2019

Donor status: individuals

(Registered 17 June 2019)
Name of donor: Head UK Ltd
Address of donor: 2 Beezon Road, Kendal LA9 6BW

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000 for my leadership campaign

Date received: 17 June 2019

Date accepted 17 June 2019

Donor status: company, registration 04279892

(Registered 17 June 2019)
Name of donor: Arthur Vestey
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000 for my leadership campaign

Date received: 17 June 2019

Date accepted: 17 June 2019

Donor status: individual

(Registered 09 July 2019)
Name of donor: Robert Falzon
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: hire of room for speech, value £2,000

Date received: 21 August 2019

Date accepted: 21 August 2019

Donor status: individual

(Registered 12 September 2019)
Name of donor: Robert Falzon
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £30,000

Date received: 29 August 2019

Date accepted: 29 August 2019

Donor status: individual

(Registered 20 September 2019)
Name of donor: Robert Falzon
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £4,800

Date received: 5 September 2019

Date accepted: 5 September 2019

Donor status: individual

(Registered 20 September 2019)
Name of donor: Nick Campsie
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000

Date received: 14 September 2019

Date accepted: 14 September 2019

Donor status: individual

(Registered 20 September 2019)
Name of donor: R&D Glass Ltd
Address of donor: Stourton Farmhouse, Greensforge Lane Stourton, Stourbridge DY7 5BD

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £25,000 for my mayoral campaign

Date received: 7 October 2019

Date accepted: 7 October 2019

Donor status: company, registration 03261140

(Registered 05 November 2019)
8. Miscellaneous
On 3 September 2019, upon winning the award of Politician of the Year (2019), I received a gift hamper from GQ Magazine UK. (Registered 19 September 2019)

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