Rory Stewart

Minister of State (Department for International Development) (Jointly with the Foreign and Commonwealth Office)

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Penrith and The Border Conservative

Rory Stewart’s voting in Parliament

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

However, Rory Stewart sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Rory Stewart consistently voted against investigations into the Iraq war, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes

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Last updated: 29 Jun 2017

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Conservative MP for Penrith and The Border

Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General 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

Currently held offices

  • Minister of State (Department for International Development) (Jointly with the Foreign and Commonwealth Office) (since 13 Jun 2017)
  • Minister of State (Foreign and Commonwealth Office) (Joint with the Department for International Development) (since 13 Jun 2017)

Other offices held in the past

  • 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)

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  • Has spoken in 15 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 94.44% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 1 annotation on this MP’s speeches — 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.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 231 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 11 Sep 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, now of 291 Gray's Inn Rd, London WC1X 8QJ:
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)
27 July 2017, received £5,499.61 for royalty payments. Hours: none since my election. (Registered 10 August 2017)

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