Matthew Pennycook

Shadow Minister (Levelling Up, Housing, Communities and Local Government)

Labour MP for Greenwich and Woolwich


Matthew Pennycook’s voting in Parliament

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Recent appearances

  • New Housing Supply 5 Jun 2023

    It is a pleasure to respond to this important and timely debate for the Opposition. I congratulate the right hon. Member for Haltemprice and Howden (Mr Davis) on securing it, and I thank the Backbench Business Committee for granting it. I also thank all the hon. Members who have participated this evening. In addition to the right hon. Gentleman’s thoughtful and compelling opening remarks,...
  • New Housing Supply 5 Jun 2023

    I fundamentally disagree with the hon. Gentleman on that. Whether it is by means of the emphasis in the proposed NPPF on locally prepared plans providing for “sufficient” housing only, the softening of land supply and delivery test provisions, the ability to include historical over-delivery in five year housing land supply calculations or the listing of various local characteristics that...
  • New Housing Supply 5 Jun 2023

    I will not give way. But we will insist that the planning system is once again geared toward meeting housing need in full. To that end, if they are enacted as expected, a Labour Government will reverse the damaging changes the Government propose to make to the NPPF in relation to planning for housing. However, although reversing those damaging changes to national planning policy will be an...

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Labour MP for Greenwich and Woolwich

Entered the House of Commons on 8 May 2015 — General election

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Topics of interest

Matthew Pennycook campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Department for Energy and Climate Change
  • Department for Levelling Up
  • Housing and Communities
  • Department for Transport
  • Department for Business
  • Energy and Industrial Strategy
  • Ministry of Housing
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Members: Correspondence
  • Part-time Employment: EU Law
  • Energy: Meters
  • Clean Growth Ministerial Group
  • Brexit

Currently held offices

  • Member, Social Housing (Regulation) Bill [HL] Committee (since 23 Nov 2022)
  • Member, Levelling-up and Regeneration Bill Committee (since 15 Jun 2022)
  • Shadow Minister (Levelling Up, Housing, Communities and Local Government) (since 4 Dec 2021)
  • Member, Nuclear Energy (Financing) Bill Committee (since 9 Nov 2021)

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Minister (Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy) (10 Apr 2020 to 4 Dec 2021)
  • Member, Committee on the Future Relationship with the European Union (2 Mar 2020 to 11 May 2020)
  • Shadow Minister (Exiting the European Union) (9 Oct 2016 to 25 Sep 2019)
  • Member, Energy and Climate Change Committee (8 Jul 2015 to 17 Oct 2016)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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Last updated: 30 May 2023.


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