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Rory Stewart agreed that a likely close result in the Afghan election risked further violence in the country. “That’s right, and in fact the international community needs to be very disciplined about this, because it’s unlikely that we c... Continue to article
Rory Stewart said the rest of the UK would be “embarrassed in the face of the world” if Scotland voted for independence. “I think [independence would affect the rest of the UK] terribly, in almost every way. I think to lose a third of yo... Continue to article
Rory Stewart, the Conservative MP for Penrith and Border, has apologised for suggesting some of his constituents were holding up their trousers with twine. Mr Stewart said in his apology: "I meant that there are areas in Cumbria where people lack things, taken for granted in cities, and that these areas need more investment and more public services."
Conservative MP for Penrith and the Border Rory Stewart has been forced to apologise after describing parts of his constituency as "primitive". He said the remarks were "extremely foolish."
06/04/2014 on The World This Weekend, BBC Radio 4
07/02/2014 on Daily Politics, BBC Two
02/09/2013 on Today, BBC Radio 4
22/08/2013 on Channel 4 News
06/08/2013 on BBC Two, Newsnight
Summaries and transcripts from TV and radio
16/04/2014 on Channel 4 News
16/04/2014 on PM, BBC Radio 4
16/04/2014 on The World at One, BBC Radio 4