Speaking in a debate on deaf children’s service, Sir Mike Penning calls for British Sign Language to be included as part of teacher training such as a degree in education or postgraduate certificate in education (PGCE).
Speaking in a debate on veterans in the criminal justice system, Sir Mike Penning praises the work of the charity Care after Combat and raises the issue of veterans not feeling confident to declare their service and consequently missing out on support available.
Sir Mike Penning speaks in debates on the Voyeurism (Offences) (No. 2) Bill and welcomes the Bill to tackle upskirting. He calls for the Bill to be tightened to ensure it is workable and to include the distribution of upskirting photos for financial gain and welcomes the Government's commitment to a Law Commission review into mysogyny and hate crime.