Mike Penning

Former Conservative MP for Hemel Hempstead

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Recent appearances

  • Speaker’s Statement: The National Health Service 23 Oct 2019

    Will the hon. Lady give way?
  • Speaker’s Statement: The National Health Service 23 Oct 2019

    This issue shows the House how people from different parties, with very diverse views on politics, can work together for the good of children. There are children who are getting medical cannabis on prescription, but their parents or grandparents are paying for it. The NHS is free at the point of delivery. Surely that is how it should be.
  • Speaker’s Statement: The National Health Service 23 Oct 2019

    My hon. Friend has touched on an issue that I did not have time to raise because of the time limits which, understandably, have been imposed. The danger of putting ex-military personnel into one box is that, as I mentioned earlier, some will react almost immediately to what they have seen and done, while it will take others years and years. I have close friends who fought in the Falklands war...

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Former Conservative MP for Hemel Hempstead

Entered the House of Commons on 5 May 2005 — General election

Left the House of Commons on 6 November 2019 — Dissolved for election

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Topics of interest

Mike Penning campaigned to leave the European Union Source: BBC

  • Health
  • Treasury
  • Home Department
  • Defence
  • Work and Pensions
  • Departmental Staff
  • Dental Services
  • Departmental Telephone Services
  • Cannabis: Medical Treatments
  • Departmental Training

Other offices held in the past

  • The Minister of State, Ministry of Defence (15 Jul 2016 to 12 Jun 2017)
  • The Minister of State, Home Department (15 Jul 2014 to 15 Jul 2016)
  • The Minister of State, Ministry of Justice (15 Jul 2014 to 15 Jul 2016)
  • The Minister of State, Department for Work and Pensions (7 Oct 2013 to 15 Jul 2014)
  • The Minister of State, Northern Ireland Office (6 Sep 2012 to 7 Oct 2013)
  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Transport (17 May 2010 to 6 Sep 2012)
  • Shadow Minister (Health) (6 Jul 2007 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Health and Social Care Committee (12 Jul 2005 to 10 Dec 2007)

Previous MPs in this constituency

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Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 50 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs. See all Mike Penning’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 143 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 91.14% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 15–16 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 86 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 774 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 5 Nov 2019.

1. Employment and earnings
From 1 September 2019, a Non-Executive Director of JT Consultancy Ltd, Collingdon Street. Luton LU1 1RX. Until further notice, I will receive a monthly salary of £2,916. Hours: 10 hrs per calendar month. (Registered 02 September 2019)
Payments from Ipsos MORI, 3 Thomas More Square, London E1W 1YW, for surveys:
10 July 2019, payment of £200. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 02 September 2019; updated 25 September 2019)
16 July 2018, payment of £200. Hours: 50 mins. Fee paid direct to charity. (Registered 25 September 2019; updated 03 October 2019)
11 February 2019, payment of £200. Hours: 50 mins. (Registered 25 September 2019)
Payments from ComRes, Four Millbank, London SW1P 3JA, for surveys:
29 May 2018, payment of £75. Hours: 25 mins. Fee paid direct to charity. (Registered 25 September 2019; updated 03 October 2019)
2 July 2018, payment of £75. Hours: 25 mins. (Registered 25 September 2019)
30 July 2018, payment of £75. Hours: 25 mins. (Registered 25 September 2019)
29 October 2018, payment of £75. Hours: 25 mins. (Registered 25 September 2019)
24 December 2018, payment of £75. Hours: 25 mins. (Registered 25 September 2019)
25 January 2019, payment of £75. Hours: 25 mins. (Registered 25 September 2019)
28 January 2019, payment of £75. Hours: 25 mins. (Registered 25 September 2019)
30 May 2019, payment of £75. Hours: 25 mins. (Registered 25 September 2019)
30 May 2019, another payment of £75. Hours: 25 mins. (Registered 25 September 2019)
29 July 2019, payment of £75. Hours: 25 mins. (Registered 25 September 2019)
24 September 2019, payment of £75. Hours: 25 mins. (Registered 25 September 2019)
24 September 2019, another payment of £75. Hours: 25 mins. (Registered 25 September 2019)
1 November 2019, payment of £75. Hours: 25 mins. (Registered 01 November 2019)
Payments from Populus, 50 Featherstone Street, London EC1Y 8RT, for surveys:
10 January 2019, payment of £50. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 25 September 2019)
10 January 2019, another payment of £50. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 25 September 2019)
20 March 2019, payment of £50. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 25 September 2019)
21 March 2019, payment of £50. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 25 September 2019)
21 March 2019, another payment of £50. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 25 September 2019)
25 May 2019, payment of £50. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 25 September 2019)
29 July 2019, payment of £50. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 25 September 2019)
24 September 2019, payment of £50. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 25 September 2019)
Payment of £50 expected for a survey on 23 September 2019. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 27 September 2019)
2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: Green 360 Ltd
Address of donor: 6th Floor, City Gate East, Tollhouse Hill, Nottingham NG1 5FS

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £35,000 towards campaigning, research and constituency activities

Date received: 19 July 2019

Date accepted: 19 July 2019

Donor status: company, registration 09374595

(Registered 01 August 2019)
Name of donor: Law Abroad Ltd (trading as Underwoods Solicitors)
Address of donor: 79 Marlowes, Hemel Hempstead HP1 1LF

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: The services of a Parliamentary Assistant for two day a week from 1 September 2019 to 31 August 2020, value £8,625 per annum

Date received: 1 September 2019 - 31 August 2020

Date accepted: 1 September 2019

Donor status: company, registration 03384650

(Registered 02 September 2019)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my wife, Angela C Penning, as Office Manager.

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