Mike Penning

MP, Hemel Hempstead

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Hemel Hempstead Conservative

Mike Penning’s voting in Parliament

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

However, Mike Penning sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Mike Penning generally voted against allowing marriage between two people of same sex, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes

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Last updated: 12 Sep 2018

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  • Stop and Search 12 Nov 2018

    As the Policing Minister, I was part of the implementation to ensure that no matter what colour someone was, or what race or religion they were, they would not be disproportionately stopped and searched. I completely agreed with decision by the then Home Secretary, now the Prime Minister, on this. What worries me now is that, although the Home Secretary is saying the right things from the...

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Conservative MP for Hemel Hempstead

Entered the House of Commons on 5 May 2005 — General 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
  • Departmental Training
  • Departmental Assets

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 47 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs. See all Mike Penning’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 63 written questions in the last year — 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 87.50% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 31 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well above average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 15–16 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 80 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Mike Penning’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 733 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 29 Oct 2018.

2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Epson (UK) Ltd
Address of donor: Westside, London Road, Hemel Hempstead HP3 9TD

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: Printer with a value of £11,000

Donor status: company, registration 01461516

(Registered 04 June 2018)
2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: Piccadilly Greetings Cards
Address of donor: 4 Horizon Point, Swallowdale Lane, Hemel Hempstead HP2 7FZ

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: Christmas cards and envelopes with a value of £2,970

Date received: 10 December 2017

Date accepted: 10 December 2017

Donor status: company, registration 02567156

(Registered 11 January 2018)
Name of donor: JT Consultancy Ltd
Address of donor: Hamilton House, 80-88 Collingdon Street, Luton LU1 1RX

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

Date received: 4 October 2018

Date accepted: 4 October 2018

Donor status: company, registration 03227957

(Registered 25 October 2018)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my wife, Angela C Penning, as Office Manager.

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