Former Grenadier Guardsman, fireman and journalist. Passionate about sport.
Mike Penning was first elected to serve the people of Hemel Hempstead in May 2005. In July 2014 he was appointed as Minister of State at the Home Office and Ministry of Justice with responsibility for policing and child protection. He has previously served as a Minister in the Department for Transport, Northern Ireland Office and the Department for Work and Pensions.