Speaking in a debate on deafness and hearing loss, Sir Mike Penning praises the disability confident campaign, calls for a GCSE in British Sign Language and for people to be tested when they leave industry of the armed forces.
Sir Mike Penning condemns the President of the United States for retweeting tweets from a far-right hate group which has given a group, that few had heard of, huge publicity.
Sir Mike Penning calls for Parliamentary debate on NHS consultations following the lack of consultation by West Herts Hospitals NHS Trust in advance of the recently-announced downgrading of the Urgent Care Centre in Hemel Hempstead.
Speaking in a debate on armed forces pay, Sir Mike tells MPs that pay is not the main reason service personnel leave and calls for more effort to be made to retain service personnel by pausing the process and talking to leavers and by improving the overall package, such as career prospects and better accommodation.
Following the Government statement on the latest progress following the tragic fire at Grenfell Tower, Mike Penning seeks assurance that emergency service workers involved will receive suitable support for post-traumatic stress in the future.
Jon Wedger is about to embark on a walk from London to Manchester to raise funds and awareness.