18/05/2010

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Rory Stewart - a week in the life of a new British MP

Rory Stewart
Rory Stewart has been a soldier, a diplomat and a bestselling author. He was once governor of a province in post war Iraq and walked six thousand miles across Asia - relying solely on the hospitality of people he met. He's now Member of Parliament for Penrith and the Border - which covers an area of North West England. In today's special programme he gives his very personal view of what it's like to become a new MP at a time of economic and political uncertainty.

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25 minutes

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Wed 19 May 2010 12:05 GMT

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