Penny Mordaunt

MP, Portsmouth North

Portsmouth North Conservative

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How Penny Mordaunt voted
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  • Voted strongly for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Source
  • Voted moderately for reducing central government funding of local government Source
  • Voted strongly for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
  • Voted very strongly for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
  • Voted very strongly against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
  • Voted very strongly against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
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Penny Mordaunt hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Upcoming Business – Commons: Select Committee 3 Feb 2015

    Culture, Media and Sport: Tourism. 10:30 am; Room 15, Palace of Westminster
    Witnesses: Sally Balcombe, Chief Executive, VisitBritain, Patricia Yates, Strategy and Communications Director, VisitBritain, James Berresford, Chief Executive, VisitEngland and Phil Evans, Head of Policy and Analysis, VisitEngland; Mrs Helen Grant MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Sport and Tourism, Department of Culture, Media and Sport and Penny Mordaunt MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary...
  • Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: Coastal Communities Fund 30 Jan 2015

    A table (attached) has been placed in the Library of the House giving details of the 211 projects awarded grants under the Coastal Communities Fund to date. These include the 117 projects referred to in the Answer of 15 December 2014 and a further 94 projects which have been awarded grants from the Fund since then. The table covers all grants awarded in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern...
  • Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: Fire Services: Pensions 28 Jan 2015

    My Department will be working with representative bodies and the employers in the fitness working group facilitated by the Chief Fire and Rescue Adviser to provide good practice on the application of the firefighter fitness principles now incorporated into the Fire and Rescue National Framework for England. We have also agreed to set in train an independent review of the operation of these...

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Conservative MP for Portsmouth North

Entered House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — 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

Currently held offices

  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government

Other offices held in the past

  • 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 48 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 75.98% 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.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 132 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 6 Jan 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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