As weeks go in Parliament this is a big one: we will vote to trigger article 50 and to start the process for the UK to leave the EU. The vote before MPs is not about the merits of staying or leaving, it is to implement the decision the British people made on that issue last summer. MPs are elected to serve and represent our constituents, and that means using our judgement on every issue, but on issues of great weight we hand that franchise back to the people to decide for us
Penny Mordaunt MP appeared on the BBC Radio 4 - Any Questions. Hosted by Jonathan Dimbleby, You can listen to the radio show using the BBC iPlayer or by clicking here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b08bbpr3
Date & Time: Friday, 3rd February 2017, 9:30-12:00 Venue: Platinum Room, Job Centre Plus, 121 High St, Cosham, Portsmouth PO6 The Minister for Disabled People, Work and Health would like to invite you to the Improving Lives – Green Paper Consultation Event. The Event will be hosted by Job Centre Plus and chaired by Jennie Brent, Chief Executive of the Beneficial Foundation.
The Government recently announced their ten-year vision of how the Government will halve the employme
Today a new agreement between the Post Office and UK banks comes into effect which will see the biggest expansion in face-to-face banking in a generation. The agreement brings together the Post Office’s existing arrangements with individual banks into a single set of services available to customers of virtually all UK banks. This new simplified service will allow personal and business customers to withdraw cash, deposit cash and cheques, and make balance enquiries at Post
Fab meeting with #Pompey disabled supporters association re how we enable all clubs to be accessible. Huge knowledge from many an away game! Penny Mordaunt wrote an article recently in relation to accessible stadiums: Sport Is For Everyone - The Stadiums Should Be Too The Culture, Media and Sport Committee have today published their report on accessible stadia. The report says that wealthy sports clubs should face legal action if they continue to fail to address the needs of
The British public are kind and generous, have buckets of common sense, and value fairness. We are known for it; other nations sometimes take the micky out of us for it. We have an enormous charity sector and a culture of volunteering and caring for others. As a consequence, our nation has often been one to show leadership and be a catalyst for human improvement around the globe. It is because of that that I am optimistic that we can deliver fairness in our own country for di
A ROW has erupted over a decision to send back £300,981 to the government that was set aside to encourage business back into a Portsmouth shiphall. The aim was to breathe new life into the section of the site left empty after BAE Systems’ decision in late 2013 to move shipbuilding to Scotland. But Portchester-based Magma pulled the plug on its move and told the LEP in August last year it therefore wouldn’t spend the grant. The cash was awarded to the region from the Regional
Penny Mordaunt MP visited the construction site today of the new Village Hotel in Cosham, Portsmouth. Penny tweeted and said, "Super visit to @WDCVillage Cosham to see progress on construction. Wonderful hotel with pool, large gym & dance studio, opening this Autumn." Penny added, "It's positive to see such high quality hotel accommodation being built and about to come online for business shortly with the increased cultural events and business offerings across the city."
The Culture, Media and Sport Committee have today published their report on accessible stadia. The report says that wealthy sports clubs should face legal action if they continue to fail to address the needs of their disabled fans. It praised some sports clubs but said that in particular, the Premier League showed no signs of taking this seriously- and the committee wasn’t convinced that they would impose suitable penalties on clubs who fell short of meeting their pledge. The