Penny Mordaunt

MP, Portsmouth North

Portsmouth North Conservative

Penny Mordaunt’s voting in Parliament

Penny Mordaunt is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.

This is a selection of Penny Mordaunt’s votes.

  • Almost always voted for increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
  • Consistently voted against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
  • Consistently voted for encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
  • Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes
  • Consistently voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
  • Consistently voted for university tuition fees Show votes

We have lots more plain English analysis of Penny Mordaunt’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Penny Mordaunt’s full vote analysis page for more.

Penny Mordaunt has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Military Bases: Religious Buildings 26 May 2016

    No chapels owned or administered by the Ministry of Defence (MOD) are part of the pilot project exploring the registration of civil marriages and partnerships or same-sex unions. The MOD supports same-sex marriage and is committed to ensuring that couples are not disadvantaged by their service. We have concluded a study of serving LGBT personnel to obtain their view on this matter. Should...
  • Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Armed Forces: Eastern Europe 26 May 2016

    The UK has one officer in each of the six NATO Force Integration Units.
  • Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Submarines: Arctic 26 May 2016

    The Astute class submarines are the largest, most advanced and most powerful attack submarines ever operated by the Royal Navy, combining world-leading sensors, design and weaponry in a versatile vessel. The Royal Navy maintains world-wide deployability with its submarines, this includes under-ice capability. We do not discuss the detail of such submarine operations, as this would, or would...

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Conservative MP for Portsmouth North

Entered the 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

  • Minister of State (Ministry of Defence) (Minister for the Armed Forces) (since 8 May 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government (15 Jul 2014 to 8 May 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 16 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs. See all Penny Mordaunt’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2014, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 89.74% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 2 annotations on this MP’s speeches — 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") 177 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 16 May 2016.

8. Miscellaneous
Since May 2015 I have been a Royal Naval Reservist on List 6, which means that I have no Annual Training Commitment and receive no remuneration. (Registered 23 February 2016)

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