Penny Mordaunt

Former MP, Portsmouth North

Portsmouth North Conservative

A selection of Penny Mordaunt's votes

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  • Voted very strongly against a wholly elected House of Lords Details
  • Voted strongly for reducing central government funding of local government Details
  • Voted strongly for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Details
  • Voted very strongly for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Details
  • Voted strongly for increasing the rate of VAT Details
  • Voted very strongly against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Details

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Penny Mordaunt hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: Fire Services: Floods 26 Mar 2015

    In 2012, my Department, consulted interested parties on this issue. The responses supported the Government's view, that the local resilience forums are best placed to decide how to organise local flooding response, as they do for other emergencies. In 2013 the Government amended its flood response guidance to support the work of the local resilience forums, and to affirm that no statutory...
  • Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: Private Sector: Thames Gateway 25 Mar 2015

    The Thames Gateway is a long term national priority for growth and the Government is firmly committed to working with local partners to help them deliver its potential. The Government has worked closely with investors across a range of projects, for example we have helped to secure 1.5 billion investment into the London Gateway Port by working hard with the Highways Agency to ensure...
  • Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: Parking 25 Mar 2015

    Higher parking charges and more parking fines were the explicit policy of the Labour Government. Labour Ministers called for councils to charge for more services, including parking, bemoaning that: ‘Only one in five councils are using charging to the full potential... [such as for] reducing congestion’ (Speech to the Local Government Association, 2 July 2008). Planning...

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Former Conservative MP for Portsmouth North

Entered House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Left Parliament on 30 March 2015 — General election

Topics of interest

  • Health
  • Defence
  • Treasury
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Deputy Prime Minister
  • NHS: Conditions of Employment
  • Cancer: Drugs
  • Military Aircraft
  • Bill of Rights
  • Film

Other offices held in the past

  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government (15 Jul 2014 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Privacy and Injunctions (Joint Committee) (14 Jul 2011 to 12 Mar 2012)
  • Member, Defence Committee (2 Nov 2010 to 4 Nov 2013)
  • Member, European Scrutiny Committee (26 Jul 2010 to 16 Jul 2013)
  • Member, Committees on Arms Export Controls (formerly Quadripartite Committee) (12 Jul 2010 to 9 Sep 2013)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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  • Has spoken in 35 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
  • Has voted in 75.95% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above 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 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 121 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 144 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 30 Mar 2015.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
2 April 2014, received £10,000 for participation in the TV programme Splash. Hours: 20 hrs dive training and one day’s production on 18 January 2014. (Registered 7 April 2014)

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