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PENRITH AND THE BORDER TEAROOM DISPLAYS FLOOD RESILIENCE SUCCESS

Rory Stewart MP and Flood Envoy for Cumbria and Lancashire, has been engaging with local businesses to discuss how flood recovery and resiliences measures are being implemented locally, and strengthening the business community ahead of any future flooding events.

RORY STEWART MP SUPPORTS ULLSWATER YACHT CLUB REBUILD PLANS

Rory Stewart MP was invited to visit the Ullswater Yacht Club at Howtown, to meet with the club's Commodore Peter Lewis and staff, and to look at plans for the club's restoration following damage sustained during Storm Desmond in 2015 when the water level rose at a rate of 58 gallons per inch.

RORY STEWART MP CELEBRATES LIBRARIES WEEK AT PENRITH LIBRARY

Rory Stewart MP raised awareness of the first-ever national Libraries Week with a visit to Penrith Library, where he met with Community Services Manage Kay Metcalfe to talk about a number of new initiatives in the library.

Boundaries Review - Rory Stewart MP 17th October 2017

"I very much welcome today's announcements from the Boundaries Commission for England, which by and large retain the counter-proposals that Cumbria's communities worked hard to provide over the course of this consultation.

Living Wage helps 300,000 out of low pay

The number of workers on low pay in the UK has fallen by more than 300,000 following the Conservatives’ introduction of the national living wage, a think tank says.

David Gauke Conference Speech

“In 2010, our economy faced a crisis. 
 
We were borrowing more than at any time in our peace time history.
Unemployment had risen by nearly 850,000 in the previous two years, we had just under 4 million workless households.