Conservative MP, Portsmouth North , 6 May 2010 –
Penny Mordaunt: My responsibilities are on the DCLG website and can be found at: https://www.gov.uk/government/people/penny-mordaunt Hull is classed as a coastal community under the Government’s Coastal Communities Fund which covers both coastal and estuarine settlements. It has received two grant awards from the Fund to date totalling over £700,000 to support projects promoting growth and jobs in...
Penny Mordaunt: UK Aid Match is a competitive process. We select the strongest appeals and projects, and I can assure the hon. Gentleman that not a penny goes to military groups.
Penny Mordaunt: ...we cannot have confidence in an organisation that still has sitting on its board or among its employees people whose judgment was so fundamentally flawed. I note that following that discussion, Penny Lawrence left the organisation. The Charity Commission is conducting its own investigation, and I know it will be particularly concerned about the role of trustees. I am not going to call for...
Penny Mordaunt: What mechanism is used by his Department to decide what funding to provide to projects.
Nigel Evans: Order. The conventions associated with maiden speeches now apply. I call Penny Mordaunt.
Penny Mordaunt: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what plans he has for the future of the Office for Life Sciences; and if he will make a statement.
Ordered, That Mr William Cash, Mr James Clappison, Michael Connarty, Jim Dobbin, Julie Elliott, Tim Farron, Nia Griffith, Chris Heaton-Harris, Kelvin Hopkins, Chris Kelly, Tony Lloyd, Penny Mordaunt, Stephen Phillips, Jacob Rees-Mogg, Henry Smith and Ian Swales be members of the European Scrutiny Committee .-(Geoffrey Clifton-Brown, on behalf of the Committee of Selection.)
Penny Mordaunt: As a significant proportion of those who are long-term homeless are ex-servicemen and women, will the ministerial team also liaise with the Ministry of Defence to ensure that these people are properly supported as they make the transition from service to civilian life?
Penny Mordaunt: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what steps he is taking to improve the co-ordination of Government policy on homelessness.
Penny Mordaunt: What recent estimate her Department has made of the retail value of food discarded because it is unsold or unused; and if she will make a statement.
Penny Mordaunt: Does the Minister think that we will stand a greater chance of having fairer taxation now that Finance Bills are published and properly consulted on, and will that stop appallingly unfair policies such as the abolition of the 10p tax rate ever being introduced again?
Penny Mordaunt: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what estimate he has made of the cost to his Department of processing subject access requests in connection with overpaid tax credits to date; and how many such requests there have been in each year since tax credits were introduced.
Penny Mordaunt: I welcome the decision that we will build the new carriers. Can the Prime Minister confirm that Portsmouth will be their home and that the Navy can meet its commitments with a surface fleet of 19?
Penny Mordaunt: Will the hon. Gentleman give way?
Penny Mordaunt: Because of the operational readiness that the carriers will have to provide, does my hon. Friend agree that outside those six years the maintenance work is likely to have to be opportunistic and therefore done within the home base, which will be Portsmouth?
Penny Mordaunt: What advice his Department provides to NHS trusts seeking to renegotiate private finance initiative contracts.
Penny Mordaunt: The Secretary of State mentioned that the treaties would enhance our relationship with the United States. What assessment has he made of the willingness of the US to share intelligence information with us now that we have signed those treaties?
Ordered , That Mr David Hamilton, Mr Adam Holloway, Alison Seabeck and John Woodcock be discharged from the Defence Committee and Thomas Docherty, Mr Dai Havard, Penny Mordaunt and Sandra Osborne be added. -(Geoffrey Clifton-Brown, on behalf of the Committee of Selection.)
Penny Mordaunt: Can the Chancellor confirm that, unlike the shadow Chancellor, he is not an instinctive cutter?
Penny Mordaunt: What requirements local authorities have to report their expenditure to his Department.