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Conservative MP for Portsmouth North
- Entered Parliament on 6 May 2010 — General election
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Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How Penny Mordaunt voted on key issues:
- Voted against a more proportional system for electing MPs. votes
- Voted very strongly for university tuition fees. votes
- Voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year. votes
- Voted against a smoking ban. votes
- Voted for Labour's anti-terrorism laws. votes
- Voted for automatic enrolment in occupational pensions. votes
- Voted for encouraging occupational pensions. votes
- Voted strongly for more EU integration. votes
- Has never voted on replacing Trident. votes
- Voted strongly for increasing the rate of VAT. votes
- Voted strongly for greater autonomy for schools. votes
- Voted very strongly for equal gay rights. votes
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- Occasionally rebels against their party in this parliament.
Topics of interest
Asks most questions about
- Departments: Health, Defence, Treasury, Communities and Local Government, Deputy Prime Minister
- Subjects (based on headings added by Hansard): NHS: Conditions of Employment, Cancer: Drugs, Military Aircraft, Bill of Rights, Film
(based on written questions asked by Penny Mordaunt and answered by departments)
Public Bill Committees (sittings attended)
- Defence Reform Bill Committee (13 out of 14)
- Small Charitable Donations Bill Committee (10 out of 10)
- Finance (No. 2) Bill Committee (5 out of 5)
- Fly-Grazing of Horses (26 Nov 2013)
“I thank my hon. Friend for securing the debate, not least because I hope it will raise public awareness. The public are really appalled at some of the welfare abuses that have taken place, but the strong message to them today is that they can be part of the solution by reporting cases. Quite often, welfare situations are exacerbated because of the time it takes for someone to identify where...”
- Oral Answers to Questions — Health: Veterans (26 Nov 2013)
“Many veterans are young men and women, and I know from my own constituency case work that a tremendous burden is often placed on elderly parents in caring for them, especially if they are suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder. Does the Minister agree that better integration between medical services in the armed forces and the NHS will benefit those families as well as the veterans...”
- Public Bill Committee: Defence Reform Bill: Clause 43 - Call out of members of reserve forces (22 Oct 2013)
“I understand exactly where the hon. Gentleman is coming from with the first part of his amendment, but does he not consider that the appraisal process for Reserve forces, which is different as between each force, is the more appropriate way to manage the issue and to direct what type of career a Reservist might go into within their branch, with them dropping to different lists if they are...”
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- Has spoken in 54 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 18 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
- Has voted in 74.16% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 1 annotation on this MP’s speeches — below average amongst MPs.
- This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 89 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
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