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ⓘ Penny Mordaunt. Penelope Mary Mordaunt is a British Conservative politician. She was the Secretary of State for Defence in 2019, and has been Member of Parliame ..




Penny Mordaunt
                                     

ⓘ Penny Mordaunt

Penelope Mary Mordaunt is a British Conservative politician. She was the Secretary of State for Defence in 2019, and has been Member of Parliament for Portsmouth North since 2010.

Mordaunt was Secretary of State for International Development from 2017 to 2019.

In May 2019, Mordaunt was appointed Defence Secretary after Gavin Williamson was fired. She is the first woman to hold this post.

                                     
  • July 2019  7 September 2019 Prime Minister Boris Johnson Preceded by Penny Mordaunt Succeeded by Liz Truss In office 9 January 2018  30 April 2018 Prime
  • Prime Minister Theresa May Preceded by Justine Greening Succeeded by Penny Mordaunt Minister of State for Employment In office 11 May 2015  14 July 2016
  • 1973 Len Wiseman, American movie director and screenwriter 1973 - Penny Mordaunt English politician 1974 Ariel Ortega, Argentine footballer 1974
  • Assumed office 24 July 2019 Prime Minister Boris Johnson Preceded by Penny Mordaunt Minister of State for Security and Economic Crime In office 17 July
  • office 1 May 2019  24 July 2019 Prime Minister Theresa May Preceded by Penny Mordaunt Succeeded by Alok Sharma Minister of State for Prisons In office 9 January
  • getting a letter telling him to be absent from Parliament. Henry Mordaunt 4th Baron Mordaunt for getting a letter telling him to be absent from Parliament