Penny Mordaunt

The Minister of State, Department for Work and Pensions

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 consistently 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: 29 Jun 2017

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Industrial Diseases: Respiratory System 20 Jul 2017

    Tackling ill health is one of six themes in HSE’s strategy for the health and safety system, ‘Helping Great Britain work well’. The strategy is available at: http://www.hse.gov.uk/strategy/index.htm. Tackling occupational respiratory disease remains one of HSE’s health priorities and is a key element of HSE’s Health and Work strategy and occupational lung...
  • Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Industrial Injuries 20 Jul 2017

    The ‘Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations’ (RIDDOR) puts duties on employers, some self-employed and people in control of work premises (the Responsible Person) to report certain serious workplace accidents. RIDDOR is designed to collect top-level information on such cases, including information on the main accident factor, as assessed by the...
  • Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Personal Independence Payment: Blaenau Gwent 20 Jul 2017

    Table 1 below shows the number of Personal Independence Payment (PIP) initial decisions and Mandatory Reconsideration decisions where the award was changed by year since the introduction of PIP in the Parliamentary Constituency of Blaenau Gwent. Table 1 – Number of Initial decisions and Mandatory Reconsiderations decisions where the award changed by year of decision. Year of...

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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

  • 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

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  • Has spoken in 18 debates in the last year — 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 77.78% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below 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.
  • 130 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Penny Mordaunt’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 237 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 May 2017.

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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