Rory Stewart

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Rory Stewart

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Rory Stewart's Official Government Portrait
Secretary of State for International Development
In office
1 May 2019 – 24 July 2019
Prime MinisterTheresa May
Preceded byPenny Mordaunt
Succeeded byAlok Sharma
Minister of State for Prisons
In office
9 January 2018 – 1 May 2019
Prime MinisterTheresa May
Preceded bySam Gyimah
Succeeded byRobert Buckland
Minister of State for Africa
In office
15 June 2017 – 9 January 2018
Prime MinisterTheresa May
Preceded byOffice established
Succeeded byHarriett Baldwin
Minister of State for International Development
In office
17 July 2016 – 9 January 2018
Prime MinisterTheresa May
Preceded bySir Desmond Swayne
Succeeded byHarriett Baldwin
Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
In office
12 May 2015 – 17 July 2016
Prime MinisterDavid Cameron
Preceded byDan Rogerson
Succeeded byThérèse Coffey
Chair of the Defence Select Committee
In office
14 May 2014 – 12 May 2015
Preceded byJames Arbuthnot
Succeeded byJulian Lewis
Member of Parliament
for Penrith and The Border
Assumed office
6 May 2010
Preceded byDavid Maclean
Majority15,910 (34.2%)
Coalition Provisional Authority Deputy Governorate Co-Ordinator in Maysan and Deputy Governorate Co-ordinator/Senior Advisor in Dhi Qar
In office
2003–2004
Preceded byOffice established
Succeeded byOffice abolished
Personal details
Born
Roderick James Nugent Stewart

(1973-01-03) 3 January 1973 (age 46)
British Hong Kong
Political partyConservative
Spouse(s)Shoshana Clark
Children2
FatherBrian Stewart
EducationEton College
Alma materBalliol College, Oxford
Websitewww.rorystewart.co.uk
Military career
Allegiance United Kingdom
Service/branch British Army
Years of service1991–1992
RankSecond lieutenant
Service number539088
UnitBlack Watch

Roderick James Nugent "Rory" Stewart OBE MP FRSL FRSGS (born 3 January 1973) is a British Conservative Party politician. He was the Secretary of State for International Development from May 2019 to July 2019, and has been Member of Parliament (MP) for Penrith and The Border since 2010.[1][2]

From 2016 to 2018, Stewart was Minister of State at the Department for International Development and Minister of State for Africa, and on 9 January 2018 he was appointed Minister of State for Prisons.[3]

Stewart was a candidate in the 2019 Conservative leadership election.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. Stratton, Allegra (26 October 2009). "Former royal tutor Rory Stewart selected for safe Tory seat". The Guardian. London. Retrieved 22 May 2010.
  2. Penrith and the Border Conservatives Rory Stewart becomes MP for Penrith and the Border
  3. "Rory Stewart MP OBE". GOV.UK. British Government. Retrieved 5 December 2016.
  4. "Rory Stewart: I'd bring country together as PM". BBC News. 2 May 2019. Retrieved 25 May 2019.