Penny Mordaunt lays out her vision for UK Aid and a Global Britain

Read the full speech from yesterday's 'The Mission for Global Britain.' "Good morning. Thank you so much for being here today. I am the Secretary of State for International Development. And it is my job is to lead the UK’s charge on delivering the Global Goals, but it is also my job to listen. And in this role I have listened to a lot of people. I have listened to my department, I have listened to my wonderful ministerial team. I have listened to the recipients of aid, to refugees in Syria and Yemen, to the Rohingya and those who helped in the Hurricane-ravaged Caribbean. I have also listened to commentators. To the critics of aid those who say that we are spending too much. Or that our spen

Investment into education, school places and schools is paying off.

Penny Mordaunt MP recently met with Portsmouth City Council Cabinet Member for Education, Cllr. Hannah Hockaday to discuss the recently announced new investment into new school places and new special needs school for the city. Penny Mordaunt said: “The investment into school places, education and new school locally in Portsmouth is very welcome. Combined with the investment from central government, we’re not only addressing the serious school place shortage that we inherited, but creating learning centres that are fit for purpose in 2018.” Penny Mordaunt, who was previously the Minister for Disabled People, Health and Work added; “The new Special Educational Needs (SEN) school in Wymering wi

Penny Mordaunt MP welcomes Paulsgrove & North Harbour regeneration

Portsmouth North MP, Penny Mordaunt has welcomed the regeneration and investment into the north of the city. Before being elected in 2010, Penny Mordaunt had called for investment into the north of the city, and to re-address the balance of funds being made available there. Penny Mordaunt said, “For a long time, the north of the city, including areas such as Paulsgrove had been starved of cash. We saw more and more facilities close which could have remained open. Community centres were lost and not replaced, and there were undeveloped wastelands like Southampton Road, where previously housing had stood, having been demolished and not developed." Penny continued: "I campaigned for years to se

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