Mike Penning

Conservative MP for Hemel Hempstead

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Mike Penning’s voting in Parliament

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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
  • Firearms: Licensing
  • Cannabis: Medical Treatments
  • Departmental Telephone Services

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

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 14 Jun 2021.

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:
17 February 2020, received £200. Hours: 50 mins. (Registered 30 November 2020)
21 August 2020, received £250. Hours: 50 mins. (Registered 30 November 2020)
15 December 2020, received £200. Hours: 50 mins. (Registered 18 January 2021)
23 October 2020, received £300 from the Sun, 1 London Bridge Street, London SE1 9GF, for an article published on 27 September 2020. Hours: approx. 30 mins. (Registered 13 November 2020)
From 1 December 2020, a Non-Executive Director of Law Abroad Ltd, a legal company operating in the UK and abroad. Address: 79 Marlowes, Hemel Hempstead HP1 1LF. Until further notice, I will receive a monthly salary of £750 for providing lay advice to the Chairman and the Board of Directors. Hours: 1.5 hrs per calendar month. (Registered 16 December 2020)
2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
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)
8. Miscellaneous
From 1 August 2020, College Ambassador for the College of General Dentistry. This is an unpaid role. (Registered 03 July 2020; updated 13 August 2020)
From 6 August 2020, Vice President of Care after Combat, a charity providing professional assistance for the well-being of veterans and their families. This is an unpaid role. (Registered 10 August 2020; updated 13 August 2020)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my wife, Angela C Penning, as Office Manager.

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