Penny Mordaunt

MP, Portsmouth North

Portsmouth North Conservative

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How Penny Mordaunt voted
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  • Voted very strongly for university tuition fees Source
  • Voted strongly for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
  • Voted strongly for increasing the rate of VAT Source
  • Voted very strongly for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Source
  • Voted strongly for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Source
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Penny Mordaunt hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Clause 2 — Procedure for investigations by Local Government Ombudsman 23 Jan 2015

    I would like to begin by once again thanking my hon. Friend the Member for Sherwood (Mr Spencer) for the sterling work he has done on the Bill, the aims of which are wholly supported by the Government. I am very happy also to put on record my thanks to my hon. Friend the Member for Christchurch (Mr Chope) for the work he did on this topic and, for the sake of thoroughness, to my hon. Friend...
  • Clause 1 — Decision invoking health or safety: notification, reasons and review 23 Jan 2015

    I, too, put on record my congratulations and thanks to my hon. Friend the Member for Sherwood (Mr Spencer) for the sterling work he has done on introducing this important Bill. I thank my right hon. Friend the Member for North East Hampshire (Mr Arbuthnot) for his interest in the Bill and for giving me the opportunity to explain the Government’s position. Local authorities should act...
  • Clause 1 — Decision invoking health or safety: notification, reasons and review 23 Jan 2015

    The hon. Gentleman makes an important point. The Bill strengthens accountability. All the considerations that needed to be taken into account when making these decisions should be put in writing as opposed to not being so; that is where concerns have arisen. It is right that the event organiser should be able to challenge decisions. As we have heard, many local authorities and individuals...

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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 49 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 75.82% 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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