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Visit to St John Ambulance

Hemel Hempstead MP, Sir Mike Penning, visited St John Ambulance at their local headquarters in Crescent Road.

Sir Mike was shown around the headquarters where he met volunteers and discussed their role in the community, the services they provide and fundraising.

Sir Mike said:

Muscular Dystrophy

Hemel Hempstead MP, Sir Mike Penning, attended an event to launch a report, published by the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for Muscular Dystrophy, which calls on the Government, NHS England and others to take immediate action to ensure specialist mental health support is available at the p

Flu Jab

Sir Mike Penning MP visited Woodhall pharmacy in Hemel Hempstead to learn more about the national pharmacy NHS flu vaccination service.

Local MP receives knighthood

Hemel Hempstead MP, Mike Penning, has responded to this afternoon’s announcement that he has been awarded a Knighthood by Her Majesty the Queen.

Mike Penning wears it pink for breast cancer fundraiser

Hemel Hempstead’s Member of Parliament, Mike Penning, has dressed in pink to lend his support to Breast Cancer Now’s flagship fundraiser, wear it pink, which will see thousands of people across the UK adding a splash of pink to their outfits on Friday 20 October and raise vital funds for breast c

MP convenes site meeting at High Street Green sinkhole

Local MP Mike Penning convened an urgent on-site meeting to discuss proposals for dealing with the sinkhole in High Street Green.


Herts County Council, Dacorum Borough Council, Thames Water, local councillor William Wyatt-Lowe and a number of residents attended the meeting.

Mike Penning thanks the voters of Hemel Hempstead as he is elected for the fourth time

Conservative candidate Mike Penning has thanked the people of the Hemel Hempstead constituency for electing him for the fourth time to serve as their Member of Parliament.

Mike won the seat with 28,735 votes – 55% of the votes cast.

Speaking this morning, Mike said:
“It is very humbling and a great honour to have been elected with such a large share of the vote.