Penny Mordaunt

Penny Mordaunt

Politicians needn’t be so afraid of saying what they think

20 February 2015 17:27

Politicians know they need to be more natural, less spun, and more honest about what they think. But most of them carry on sounding unnatural, spin-doctored and cagey because they’re… Continue reading

Penny Mordaunt at the Spectator Parliamentarian of the Year awards 2014.

Oo-err! Top five gags from Penny Mordaunt, minister for innuendo

30 November 2014 16:07

Tory MP Penny Mourdant has caused a stir in Sunday’s papers over her confession at our Parliamentarian of the Year awards that she said ‘cock’ in Parliament as a bet with her… Continue reading

Penny's from heaven. Thank God we have humourous servicewomen like her in Parliament to balance out the po-faced

In defence of Penny Mordaunt

30 November 2014 11:49

So often, throwaway lines from the Spectator end up splashing national newspapers. This time, the splash has come from Penny Mordaunt, who won the ‘Speech of the Year’ gong in… Continue reading

Penny Mordaunt in the House of Commons today. Photo: BBC.

Audio: Penny Mordaunt gives the ‘Loyal Address’ following the Queen’s Speech

4 June 2014 18:20

Penny Mordaunt, the Conservative MP for Portsmouth North, become the second women in the Queen’s reign to give the Loyal Address — Parliament’s formal thanks to the Monarch for her speech… Continue reading