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Rory Stewart

Former Independent MP for Penrith and The Border (6 May 2010 – 6 Nov 2019)


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Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Rwanda: Visits Abroad (26 Apr 2022)

Vicky Ford: In 2017, Rory Stewart visited Rwanda in his capacity as Minister for Africa. Harriet Baldwin, then Minister for Africa, visited in 2019. Lord Tariq Ahmad of Wimbledon, Minister for the Commonwealth, visited Rwanda in 2021 and Home Secretary Priti Patel visited in 2022. The UK is looking forward to the Commonwealth Head of Government Meetings in June.

Afghanistan Humanitarian Crisis: UK Response (9 Feb 2022)

Yasmin Qureshi: The former Secretary of State for International Development Rory Stewart said yesterday: “It’s unbelievable that an international coalition which could find 130BN dollars a year for Afghanistan when fighting there, cannot find 5 per cent of that amount to prevent millions of Afghans from starving. The West abandoned Afghanistan to the Taliban in August. Now it is abandoning Afghans to...

Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill - Committee (8th Day): Amendment 212 (15 Nov 2021)

Lord Dubs: ...say, “Send them in and keep them in longer—six months is too short”, but the public are quite sensible and understand what is going on. I can only refer to previous Ministers, David Gauke and Rory Stewart, who both said it was necessary to introduce the presumption against short sentences. I think we can manage to do that. The amendment of my noble friend Lord Ponsonby, as I said,...

Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill - Committee (8th Day): Amendment 210 (15 Nov 2021)

Lord Ramsbotham: ...congratulate the noble Earl, Lord Attlee, and the noble Lord, Lord Hodgson, on their introductions. I am at one with the noble Baroness, Lady Lister, on this issue. When he was Prisons Minister, Rory Stewart once attended a conference on the issue, organised by Nacro, which as the noble Lord, Lord Hodgson, said, has led on this for a long time. Some brave prison governors risk censure by...

Scottish Parliament: Supporting the People of Afghanistan (2 Sep 2021)

Jenny Gilruth: ...of the Taliban regime. I will not repeat what he said, but it was particularly vivid and demonstrated the sheer brutality of the Taliban in action. I am glad to hear that members, such as Kaukab Stewart and Bob Doris, are speaking to Afghans in their community, which I think is hugely important. The fear that Afghans must be living with at this moment in time must be unbelievable. On...

Afghanistan - Motion to Take Note (18 Aug 2021)

the Earl of Sandwich: ...and hospitable countries on earth. We tend to see the Taliban as a phalanx, but, in reality, it is a chequered movement, originally of students and mujaheddin, made up of many different groups. As Rory Stewart found on his famous long walk, there is a new regime on the other side of every mountain and, when the dust settles, warlords will continue to dominate—we must wait to see what...

Hedgehogs — [Derek Twigg in the Chair] (5 Jul 2021)

Matt Vickers: ...The last time we had the pleasure of a debate on hedgehogs in Parliament was almost six years ago, in November 2015. During that debate, the former Member for Penrith and The Border, the right hon. Rory Stewart, gave a fantastic, impassioned speech on hedgehogs from the Dispatch Box, and the former MP for Plymouth, Sutton and Devonport called for the hedgehog to be made the UK’s national...

Female Offender Strategy - Question (21 Jun 2021)

Lord Browne of Ladyton: My Lords, on the issue of joined-up government, and as Rory Stewart understood, at the heart of the strategy is a recommendation for three cross-government implementation groups to address the complex needs of vulnerable prisoners. One was set up in June 2018 but quietly stood down in 2019. How many of the three recommended groups are in existence today? If none, is it any wonder that the...

Environment Bill - Second Reading (7 Jun 2021)

Baroness Jenkin of Kennington: ...and China. A mandatory weekly food waste collection will help to transform our engagement with food and food waste, making people more aware of the amount of food they chuck out. I remember meeting Rory Stewart when he was Defra Minister over six years ago and him enthusiastically advocating for all this. Why does it take so long and when is the long-delayed consultation on mandatory...

Probate Registry Service (10 Nov 2020)

Chris Philp: ...for a commitment from me to work tirelessly to make the necessary improvements, and I am happy to give that categorical commitment this morning. I am grateful to him for not pressing me to make the Rory Stewart kamikaze pledge, but I do commit to doing everything possible to make the improvements. In that spirit, I was going to suggest, before my hon. Friend called the debate, that we meet...

Trade Bill - Committee (6th Day): Amendment 92 (15 Oct 2020)

Lord Chidgey: ...party, claims his presidential candidature is threatened by human rights abuse and impunity in Uganda. Could this be a test case for this new legislation? The former Foreign Office Minister, Rory Stewart, reflected recently that while on mission in the DRC, where he intended to discuss human rights and the illegal postponing of an election with President Joseph Kabila, the summit passed...

Child Cruelty Offences: Sentencing (11 Sep 2020)

Thomas Tugendhat: ...address the impact of any crime on the victim and on our whole society. Back in 2019, after the introduction of Child Cruelty (Sentences) Bill, I met the Minister responsible, the right hon. Rory Stewart, who presented me with Ministry of Justice data showing how few cases of this nature and gravity occur per year. That is something that I personally welcome, as I know does everyone in the...

February Adjournment (13 Feb 2020)

Valerie Vaz: ...without anything. They were having to do the same thing over and over again. I know he will be a good voice for getting flood defences for his constituency. I do not know whether he is aware that Rory Stewart and lots of other hon. Members have had days on which they invite all hon. Members to the Jubilee Room. However, given that tourism is so important for his constituency, I think that...

Commission on Justice in Wales (22 Jan 2020)

Chris Evans: ...this very Chamber in which I talked about the need to reform short prison sentences. I was heartened by the then Lord Chancellor, David Gauke, who talked about abolishing them. The then Minister, Rory Stewart, said he would put his career on the line if he did not deliver the end of short sentences. However, last week we saw the Lord Chancellor on the BBC “Politics Show”, once again...

Members Sworn (18 Dec 2019)

Lindsay Hoyle: ...Grove Felicia Jane Beatrix Drummond, Meon Valley Daniel Rayne Kruger, Devizes Alun Craig Williams, Montgomeryshire Scott Leslie Mann, North Cornwall Christine Anne Jardine, Edinburgh West Mark Rory Logan, Bolton North East James Barry Daly, Bury North Caroline Lucas, Brighton, Pavilion Right honourable Tobias Martin Ellwood, Bournemouth East James Roger Cartlidge, South Suffolk Jamie Hume...

Early Parliamentary General Election Bill: Early parliamentary general election (29 Oct 2019)

...Chloe Smith Henry Smith Jeff Smith Julian Smith Nick Smith Royston Smith Nicholas Soames John Spellar Caroline Spelman Mark Spencer Keir Starmer Andrew Stephenson Jo Stevens John Stevenson Bob Stewart Rory Stewart Gary Streeter Wes Streeting Mel Stride Graham Stringer Graham Stuart Julian Sturdy Rishi Sunak Desmond Swayne Paul Sweeney Hugo Swire Robert Syms Mark Tami Derek Thomas Nick...

Early Parliamentary General Election (28 Oct 2019)

...Selous Grant Shapps Alok Sharma Alec Shelbrooke Chris Skidmore Chloe Smith Henry Smith Julian Smith Royston Smith Nicholas Soames Caroline Spelman Mark Spencer Andrew Stephenson John Stevenson Bob Stewart Iain Stewart Rory Stewart Gary Streeter Mel Stride Graham Stuart Julian Sturdy Rishi Sunak Desmond Swayne Hugo Swire Robert Syms Derek Thomas Ross Thomson Maggie Throup Kelly Tolhurst...

Deferred Divisions: Exiting the European Union (23 Oct 2019)

...Alec Shelbrooke David Simpson Keith Simpson Chris Skidmore Chloe Smith Henry Smith Julian Smith Royston Smith Nicholas Soames Caroline Spelman Mark Spencer Andrew Stephenson John Stevenson Bob Stewart Iain Stewart Rory Stewart Gary Streeter Mel Stride Graham Stuart Julian Sturdy Rishi Sunak Desmond Swayne Hugo Swire Robert Syms Derek Thomas Ross Thomson Maggie Throup Kelly Tolhurst Justin...

Deferred Divisions: Exiting the European Union (Auditors) (23 Oct 2019)

...Alec Shelbrooke David Simpson Keith Simpson Chris Skidmore Chloe Smith Henry Smith Julian Smith Royston Smith Nicholas Soames Caroline Spelman Mark Spencer Andrew Stephenson John Stevenson Bob Stewart Iain Stewart Rory Stewart Gary Streeter Mel Stride Graham Stuart Julian Sturdy Rishi Sunak Desmond Swayne Hugo Swire Robert Syms Derek Thomas Ross Thomson Maggie Throup Kelly Tolhurst Justin...

Deferred Divisions: Exiting the European Union (Financial Services) (23 Oct 2019)

...Alec Shelbrooke David Simpson Keith Simpson Chris Skidmore Chloe Smith Henry Smith Julian Smith Royston Smith Nicholas Soames Caroline Spelman Mark Spencer Andrew Stephenson John Stevenson Bob Stewart Iain Stewart Rory Stewart Gary Streeter Mel Stride Graham Stuart Julian Sturdy Rishi Sunak Desmond Swayne Hugo Swire Robert Syms Derek Thomas Ross Thomson Maggie Throup Kelly Tolhurst Justin...


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