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Rory Stewart said arming rebels in Syria was not helpful in finding a political solution to the Syrian crisis. “I think the consequences here of arming are going to be not very helpful there are already an enormous number of weapons comi... Continue to article
Rory Stewart said the problems in Afghanistan showed the perils of Western intervention. "I think it is a very sombre picture and I think it’s a real warning for all of us not to get involved in trying to nation build other countries in ... 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."
30/04/2013 on Newsnight, BBC 2
26/02/2013 on Today, BBC Radio 4
15/12/2012 on The Week in Westminster, BBC Radio 4
24/05/2012 on The World at One, BBC Radio 4
Summaries and transcripts from TV and radio
17/05/2013 on PM, BBC Radio 4
17/05/2013 on Daily Politics, BBC Two
17/05/2013 on BBC News