Penny Mordaunt

MP, Portsmouth North

Portsmouth North Conservative

Penny Mordaunt campaigned to leave the European Union

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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.

This is a selection of Penny Mordaunt’s votes.

  • Consistently voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
  • Consistently voted against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
  • Generally voted against a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
  • Consistently voted against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
  • Consistently voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
  • Almost always voted for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") 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 never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Employment and Support Allowance: Disability 2 Dec 2016

    The Work, Health and Disability Green Paper, published last month, launched the Department’s consultation so we can listen to disabled people, their families and friends, service providers, employers, and anyone else who wants to see change. Proposals focus on changes that can be made to the welfare system, by employers and across health services to ensure that the health needs and...
  • Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Atos Healthcare: Standards 2 Dec 2016

    All premises used by Atos Healthcare in carrying out Personal Independence Payment assessments adhere to Equality Act 2010 guidelines and cover all aspects of the building, from external access to the width of corridors and doorways and the suitability of assessment rooms. Whilst Atos does not own all of the buildings used for assessments, which is the case in Brighton, it ensures that...
  • Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Personal Independence Payment: Appeals 2 Dec 2016

    Appeals generally are against the original award decision and in many cases would be to adjust a successful award to a higher level rather than being against a nil decision. Appeals to the Upper Tribunal can only be made where a decision is believed to be erroneous in law; appeals cannot be made solely on the facts. From 1 November 2015 to 31 October 2016 the Department made 215...

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Profile

Conservative MP for Portsmouth North

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

Expenses

Topics of interest

  • 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

  • The Minister of State, Department for Work and Pensions (since 15 Jul 2016)

Other offices held in the past

  • 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 12 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 88.65% 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.
  • 129 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Penny Mordaunt’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 194 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 21 Nov 2016.

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)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
From 3 February 2014 to 1 August 2014, I employed my then partner's niece, Georgina Lyon, as an intern. (Registered 22 August 2016)

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