Penny Mordaunt is a British politician who has been serving as Minister of State for Trade Policy since 2021. A member of the Conservative Party, she has been the Member of Parliament (MP) representing Portsmouth North since 2010.
Mordaunt was born on March 4th, 1973 in the city of Torquay, Devon, United Kingdom. She claims to have been called after the Arethusa-class cruiser HMS Penelope since her father was a former paratrooper. Her father served in the military.
Her father, John Mordaunt, was educated as a teacher and later worked as a youth worker for Hampshire Council. John Mordaunt was born at Hilsea Barracks and served in the Parachute Regiment before retraining to become a teacher.
Her mother, Jennifer (who was born Snowden), worked as a special education instructor at a number of schools in the Purbrook area. She is related to Philip Snowden, the first Labour Chancellor of the Exchequer, through her mother. Her mother is Snowden’s mother.
Angela Lansbury, an actress, is a cousin of her grandmother, making her a distant relative of George Lansbury, a previous leader of Labour. Dame Angela Lansbury is related to George Lansbury through her grandmother.
Penny Mordaunt Twin Brother: Who is Penny Mordaunt’s Twin Brother James?
Penny Mordant is the middle of three children; her younger brother Edward and her identical twin brother James also live nearby.
James Mordaunt is an experienced senior member of the cabin crew for Virgin Airlines. He is gay. There are several gaps in our knowledge regarding him. His intimate concerns are never discussed in public.