Matthew Pennycook

Shadow Minister (Exiting the European Union)

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Greenwich and Woolwich Labour

Matthew Pennycook’s voting in Parliament

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Last updated: 20 Dec 2017

Recent appearances

  • Building Safety 15 Mar 2018

    The Secretary of State is well aware of the messy and as yet unresolved situation of New Capital Quay in Greenwich and the plight of leaseholders. Last week the community found out about another development in Greenwich with dangerous cladding on some of the towers. I will not go into the details, but how on earth, nine months on, are we still finding out about additional private freehold...
  • Exiting the European Union: Support for Manufacturers 15 Mar 2018

    The EEF—the voice of UK manufacturing and engineering—as well as ADS Group Limited, the CBI, the Institute of Directors and trade unions welcome Labour’s call for the negotiation of a comprehensive new UK-EU customs union post Brexit. Can the Minister name any significant manufacturing organisation or association that is on record as stating that either of the...
  • Point of Order: [Day 1] 14 Mar 2018

    It was a year ago yesterday that this House voted overwhelmingly to give the Prime Minister the authority to trigger article 50. It is almost a year since she did so and nearly 20 months since the referendum result that set that process in train. The Government accepted the EU timetable, and while the cut-off point might ultimately slip by a week or even two, the draft withdrawal agreement,...

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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 of Health
  • HM Treasury
  • Department for Exiting the European Union
  • Department for Transport
  • Part-time Employment: EU Law
  • Energy: Meters
  • Right to Buy Scheme
  • Psychiatry: Greenwich and Woolwich
  • Employment and Support Allowance: Appeals

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Minister (Exiting the European Union) (since 9 Oct 2016)

Other offices held in the past

  • 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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  • Has spoken in 37 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs. See all Matthew Pennycook’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 37 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 87.22% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 0 annotations on this MP’s speeches — below average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 20–21 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 81 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 5 Mar 2018.

2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Martin Taylor
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £8,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 21 June 2017)
Name of donor: GMB
Address of donor: 22 Stephenson Way, Euston, London NW1 2HD

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 21 June 2017)
Name of donor: Unite the Union
Address of donor: 128 Theobald's Road, Holborn, London WC1X 8TN

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £4,000

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 21 June 2017)

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