Sir Mike Penning speaks in a packed debate on an e-petition to make the drug Orkambi available on the NHS for people with Cystic Fibrosis. He calls for changes to the NICE system for assessing drugs and urges the Minister to back this cause.
Sir Mike Penning welcomes measures in the Finance (No2) Bill that introduce an income tax exemption for accommodation payments made to members of the armed forces which will benefit members of the forces who live off a military base.
Sir Mike leads a debate in the House of Commons on hormone pregnancy tests and calls for an independent and judge-led inquiry which has to be able to subpoena and summons people to give evidence before it on oath.
Sir Mike Penning leads a debate on the unduly lenient sentences scheme, and calls for changes to the law that requires requests to be submitted within 28 days and also for the number of offences considered under the scheme to be widened.