Getting to know: Mike Penning MP

Getting to know: Mike Penning
Getting to know: Mike Penning

We have 14 questions and we want answers! He’s one of the most well known faces in Hemel Hempstead, 56-year-old Tory politician Mike Penning MP.

What is your favourite food?

Sausage and Mash

What’s the most played song on your iPod?

Don’t have an Ipod!

Your favourite quote?

If it appreciates in value buy it, if it 
depreciates in value don’t !

Favourite thing to do to relax?

Watch sport or relax and enjoy a drink or meal with friends and family

Thing you hate doing the most?


Invite five famous people for dinner, past or present - who and why?

Nelson Mandela, Lady Thatcher, Jimmy Greaves, Nigel Mansell,

Simon Weston ( mixture of friends, the first lady PM and 
Simon the greatest living hero (recently named as)

Your Favourite place to go in Dacorum?

Bluebell woods in Ashridge

If the world was ending in 2014, what would you do 

Spend more time with the family

If you could witness any event past, present or 
future, what would it be and why?

England football team winning the World Cup in 1966

As a child, what did you want to be when you 
grew up?


What was the last film you watched?

Forrest Gump

What’s the hardest thing you’ve ever done?

Rescue children as a firefighter or attend road accidents

What’s the best/worst gift you’ve ever given/received?

Best gift – birth of my daughters

How would you like to be remembered?

By making a difference