Tonights vote 13th March 2019

Tonight I voted against the first amendment- so I voted to keep no deal on the table. This amendment passed. I voted in favour of the “Malthouse” amendment which would have provided for a managed no deal transition to a trade deal - which would have bought our Port and businesses extra time for preparations to leave the EU. This amendment failed. “I strongly believe we should be keeping no deal on the table. It is not the outcome I want but it helps us in our leverage with the EU. Unfortunately keeping a no deal scenario on the table was rejected by the Commons. However, in practical terms, the only way no deal can be stopped is by revoking article 50 or agreeing a deal. Parliament has to wa

Brexit must be delivered

"If we had won the vote tonight we'd be leaving the EU on 29th March with a deal. People and businesses would have had certainty. Instead, we have uncertainty. In the coming days as we are asked to vote on several issues, I will be voting to deliver Brexit. We gave the choice to the people and we must deliver it. It would be a complete breach of trust not to do so. I know people will be concerned, but we must keep going and fighting to deliver an orderly exit. I would urge everyone, from all parties to put the country first and get this done." Penny Mordaunt MP

Minister For Women And Equalities, Penny Mordaunt MP Takes To The Pitch On The Eve of International

Local MP and Minister for Women and Equalities Penny Mordaunt visited a girls’ grassroots football training session in her constituency as part of The FA’s #FootballFootprint Campaign On the eve of International Women’s Day, Penny met with representatives from The FA and Hampshire County FA to learn more about local initiatives to get more girls playing football Penny was awarded a Grassroots Champion award in recognition of her support for the grassroots game in Portsmouth North Ahead of International Women’s Day on Friday, Penny Mordaunt, Minister for Women and Equalities and MP for Portsmouth North visited Trafalgar School last week to learn more about the work The FA and the Hampshire FA

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