THE Minister of Disabled People, Work and Health visited the University of Reading on October 20 to view the institution's new inclusive design initiative. Portsmouth North MP Penny Mordaunt was given a guided tour of the university's Breaking Down Barrier project, which has changed the way students are taught to design products and services. Reading is the first university to seriously adopt a nationwide initiative emphasising the economic, legal and moral importance of cate
As the official Paralympics broadcast, Channel 4 and the All Party Parliamentary Group for Disability hosted an evening reception in celebration of the 2016 Paralympic Games. Paralympians came together with politicians and Channel 4 to celebrate the fantastic achievements of ParalympicsGB in Rio. Penny Mordaunt MP, Minister for the Disabled was a special guest speaker and said, “Thank you for your amazing achievements, the medals and records you brought back The excitement wh
MP for Portsmouth North, attended a reception hosted by Cheryl Gillan MP, chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Sepsis, at the Palace of Westminster to show her support for efforts to tackle the relatively unknown illness sepsis, which claims the lives of 44,000 people every year in the UK. The event supported World Sepsis Day (13th September), aiming to raise awareness of a condition that kills more people than breast cancer, bowel cancer, prostate cancer and road a
Royalty, politicians and disability rights campaigners from around the world will be in Edinburgh later this month for a major event A major international conference on the empowerment of disabled people will hear from Her Royal Highness the Princess Royal in Edinburgh later this month. The Rehabilitation International World Congress will see 1,000 people from more than 60 countries come together at the Edinburgh International Conference Centre to debate issues around disabil
Penny Mordaunt MP, together with Portsmouth Lord Mayor David Fuller to support Portsmouth Guide Dogs for the Blind to raise vital funds for service provision. Portsmouth Guide Dogs held a ball at the Marriott hotel, Portsmouth. VIP guests arrive to be greeted by volunteer Michelle and Pete Smith of GUide Dogs. Picture shows Debs and Pete Smith, Penny Mordaunt MP, David Fuller Lord Mayor of Portsmouth and the Lady Mayoress. Photos: Debs and Pete Smith.
Penny Mordaunt MP met with Portsmouth City Council officers to discuss and view plans to rebuild the sea and flood defences along the North Portsea coastline, around Hilsea Lido and down to Tipner. These plans will be presented to the public shortly for consultation and further public approval. Penny said, "It's great to the see that this work will both visually improve the whole coastline and direct area around the Hilsea, Stamshaw and Tipner. We have a wealth of heritage si