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Penny Mordaunt

British politician

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Penny Mordaunt: British politician
Penelope Mary Mordaunt is a British politician who served as Secretary of State for Defence from May to July 2019. A member of the Conservative Party, she has been the Member of Parliament (MP) for Portsmouth North since 2010. She has also served as Minister for Women and Equalities since 2018; Mordaunt was Secretary of State for International Development from 2017 to 2019.


UK's Mordaunt quits as defense minister, will not be in PM Johnson's cabinet

Britain's Defense Secretary Penny Mordaunt is leaving the role and will not serve in new Prime Minister Boris Johnson's team of senior ministers, she said on Wednesday.
Reuters - Published

Penny Mordaunt leaves cabinet minutes after Boris Johnson becomes prime minister

Penny Mordaunt, the defence secretary, has left the cabinet within minutes of Boris Johnson taking over as prime minister.
Independent - Published

Videos for Penny Mordaunt

A new PM: Who has left the Cabinet? [Video]A new PM: Who has left the Cabinet?

A look at the news who have left the Cabinet as Boris Johnson becomes Prime Minister. Many including Rory Stewart and Philip Hammond made their stances clear - should Mr Johnson become PM, they would..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:41Published


Iran tensions: UK oil tanker was seized in Oman waters in 'hostile act', says defence secretary

Penny Mordaunt says Stena Impero was not in Iranian waters when boarded and captured by Iranian armed forces
Independent - Published

UK says rightly concerned about protecting goods in Strait of Hormuz

Britain is rightly concerned about protecting its goods in the Strait of Hormuz, defense minister Penny Mordaunt said on Thursday following tensions with Iran over the passage of vessels in the Gulf.
Reuters - Published

UK defense minister thanks Royal Navy for upholding international law: Twitter

British defense minister Penny Mordaunt said on Thursday the Royal Navy had upheld international law by helping a merchant oil tanker pass through the Strait of Hormuz.
Reuters - Published

Tory leadership contest: Jeremy Hunt warns the Conservatives will be 'annihilated' in an early general election under Boris Johnson's Brexit plans

Hunt secures surprise backing of cabinet Brexiteer Penny Mordaunt
Independent - Published

Defence secretary Penny Mordaunt sparks backlash over veterans amnesty pledge

Minister promises to make it a 'personal priority' to protect Troubles veterans
Independent - Published

Britain appoints Penny Mordaunt as new defense secretary

Britain's government said on Wednesday Penny Mordaunt had been named defense secretary to replace Gavin Williamson, who was sacked over the leak of information about Chinese telecoms company Huawei.
Reuters - Published

Penny Mordaunt appointed as first ever female defence secretary after Gavin Williamson sacked over Huawei leak

Penny Mordaunt has been appointed as defence secretary after Theresa May sacked Gavin Williamson over the unprecedented Huawei leak.
Independent - Published

Nigerian women warned not to come to Britain in government campaign

'Modern slavery is one of the greatest human rights abuses of our time', says Penny Mordaunt
Independent - Published

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