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 never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Last updated: 12 Sep 2018

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for International Development: Developing Countries: Tax Havens 13 Sep 2018

    Illicit finance, including tax evasion, is a problem shared by all jurisdictions with significant financial services centres. Tackling this problem is a priority for me and for my Department. DFID is working closely with the rest of Her Majesty’s Government to do more to support the efforts of key jurisdictions including offshore financial centres to strengthen their response to illicit...
  • Written Answers — Department for International Development: Yemen: Military Intervention 13 Sep 2018

    Insecurity, damaged infrastructure and bureaucratic constraints throughout Yemen, including in Sa’ada, continue to threaten the access of humanitarian relief organisations to the 22.2 million Yemenis in need of assistance across the country. As of August 2018, the UN assess Sa’ada district as having high access constraints. We continue to work closely with our UN and NGO...
  • Written Answers — Department for International Development: Palestinians: Refugees 13 Sep 2018

    The UK has announced £17 million of funding over the past four months, in addition to our original budget of £28.5 million, to protect UNRWA’s vital services. We continue to work with international partners to help unlock further funding for UNRWA and are considering the UK’s plans to help continue meeting the needs of Palestinian refugees across the region.

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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 91.63% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — 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.
  • 121 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Penny Mordaunt’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 307 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 10 Sep 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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