Penny Mordaunt

Conservative MP for Portsmouth North


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.

However, Penny Mordaunt sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Penny Mordaunt voted against investigations into the Iraq war, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. 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 hardly ever rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Prime Minister's Update 25 Sep 2019

    One of the greatest acts of patriotism shown over the last few years was not by people like myself, who voted leave, but by those who voted remain and accepted the democratic result. The general public never doubted that we in this place would act on their wishes—that is the trust that they had and, I think, still have in all of us here and this Parliament. Does my right hon. Friend agree...
  • Previous Business – Commons: Select Committee 9 Sep 2019

    Defence: Strait of Hormuz. 3:00 pm; Room 6, Palace of Westminster
    Witnesses: Nick Childs, Senior Fellow for Naval Forces and Maritime Security, IISS Lord West of Spithead Rt Hon Penny Mordaunt MP
  • Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Armed Forces: Pay 23 Jul 2019

    I announced the 2019 pay award for the Armed Forces on Monday 22 July 2019 (HCWS1770). Armed Forces' Pay Review Body Report 2019 (Word Document, 29.28 KB)

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Conservative MP for Portsmouth North

Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

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Topics of interest

Penny Mordaunt campaigned to leave the European Union Source: BBC

  • Health
  • Defence
  • Treasury
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Deputy Prime Minister
  • NHS: Conditions of Employment
  • Bill of Rights
  • Military Aircraft
  • Cancer: Drugs
  • NHS

Other offices held in the past

  • The Secretary of State for Defence (1 May 2019 to 24 Jul 2019)
  • Minister for Women and Equalities (30 Apr 2018 to 24 Jul 2019)
  • The Secretary of State for International Development (9 Nov 2017 to 1 May 2019)
  • The Minister of State, Department for Work and Pensions (15 Jul 2016 to 9 Nov 2017)
  • Minister of State (Ministry of Defence) (Minister for the Armed Forces) (8 May 2015 to 15 Jul 2016)
  • 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 during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 87.67% 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 17–18 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") 378 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 30 Sep 2019.

1. Employment and earnings
12 December 2018, received £2,000 from Twenty Twenty Production Services Ltd, 85 Grays Inn Road, London WC1X 8TX, for filming for a TV drama series. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 19 February 2019)
2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: First Corporate Consultants Ltd
Address of donor: St Andrew’s House, St Andrew’s Road, Avonmouth, Bristol BS11 9DQ

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000

Date received: 17 May 2019

Date accepted: 28 May 2019

Donor status: company, registration 2155845

(Registered 07 June 2019)
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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