Penny Mordaunt

Minister for Women and Equalities

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.

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

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Penny Mordaunt has hardly ever rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Last updated: 12 Sep 2018

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for International Development: Rohingya: Refugees 5 Nov 2018

    We are deeply concerned that Bangladesh and Burma have announced that they plan to begin repatriation of the Rohingya to Burma in mid-November. We agree with the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) that the conditions for returns do not yet exist. The UK continues to raise our concerns at the highest levels with both military and civilian Ministers in the Government of Burma. The UK and the UN Security...
  • Written Answers — Women and Equalities: Females: Prisoners 30 Oct 2018

    The Ministry of Justice published the Female Offender Strategy on 27 June 2018, which sets out their plan to improve outcomes for women in the community and custody. As part of this, Government is investing £5 million of funding over two years in community provision for women. A £3.5m grant funding competition was also launched for 2018/19 and 2019/20, which included £2m...
  • Written Answers — Department for International Development: Developing Countries: Climate Change 26 Oct 2018

    The UK played a key role in establishing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and we are determined to be at the forefront of delivering them. To support developing countries to respond to the challenges of climate change, the UK has pledged to provide at least £5.8bn of International Climate Finance between 2016/17 and 2020/21. Since 2011 UK climate investments have supported 47...

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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
  • Cancer: Drugs
  • Military Aircraft
  • Bill of Rights
  • Film

Currently held offices

  • Minister for Women and Equalities (since 30 Apr 2018)
  • The Secretary of State for International Development (since 9 Nov 2017)

Other offices held in the past

  • 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

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Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 15 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 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 91.80% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 4 annotations on this MP’s speeches — average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 122 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Penny Mordaunt’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 312 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 29 Oct 2018.

1. Employment and earnings
24 November 2017, received £150 from the BBC, Broadcasting House, Whiteladies Road, Bristol BS8 2LR, for an appearance on Any Questions. Hours: 2 hrs including preparation. (Registered 08 February 2018)
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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