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17th December 2019

Sir Mike Penning, Member of Parliament for Hemel Hempstead and Gagan Mohindra the newly-elected MP for South West Hertfordshire met up in Westminster to celebrate their election to the new Parliament.

Sir Mike, who has been Hemel Hempstead’s MP since 2005, said:

“It is an honour to have been re-elected to represent the people of Hemel Hempstead again and I am delighted to welcome Gagan to Westminster. We have a busy year ahead and I am looking forward to leaving the EU and concentrating on the things that really matter to people.”

Gagan, who represents Berkhamsted, Tring and the villages in the south and west of Dacorum added:

“I am very proud to have been elected to represent the people of South West Hertfordshire and I am very grateful to everyone who voted for me and put their trust in me as their Member of Parliament. I will be backing the Prime Minister’s withdrawal agreement later this week so we can end the deadlock that has been so frustrating for the past few years.”

Dacorum’s two MPs pledged to work together on the issues that matter to the borough’s residents, in particular on health, education, protecting the green belt and improving rail transport.

Sir Mike Penning MP and Gagan Mohindra MP

Photo: Sir Mike Penning MP and Gagan Mohindra MP in Westminster Hall, December 2019