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.
Her last position before starting a new Anglo-American website named “virtualconservatives” was as the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea’s Communications Director from 2001 to 2003.
At Media Intelligence Partners, she served as a director from 2004 until 2006. Once again, Mordaunt was employed by the Bush campaign in 2004.
She served as a director of the Community Fund, which combined with the New Opportunities Fund to form the Big Lottery Fund, and developed the Veterans Reunited program, which allowed World War II veterans to visit battlefields and participate in commemoration activities. From 2003 to 2005, Mordaunt worked for the Big Lottery Fund.
She served as a director of the Diabetes UK organization from 2006 until 2009. Mordaunt was chosen by the Conservative Party in November 2003 as their candidate for the Portsmouth North seat in the general election of 2005. Sarah McCarthy-Fry, a Labour Party candidate, defeated her by 1,139 votes, despite a Conservative Party swing of 5.5 percent.
After the 2005 election, Mordaunt worked as the chief of staff for David Willetts’ failed leadership campaign as an opponent of women-only shortlists.
What Happened Between Penny Mordaunt and Paul Murray?
As students at the same university, Penny ran across Paul Murray. It was 1999 when they got married, but their marriage lasted just one year. After a divorce in 2000, they went their own ways.
As the first female Minister of State for Armed Forces, Mordaunt has achieved history. As a proponent of homeopathy, she signed an early-day resolution to ensure that the NHS will continue to fund it.
Overseas Development Assistance (ODA) might be used to build a new Royal Yacht Britannia, according to Mordaunt’s proposal in June 2020.
To honor her husband’s triumph in the Brexit referendum, she came up with a response to the Queen’s throne speech.