Matthew Pennycook

Matthew Pennycook is the Labour MP for Greenwich and Woolwich, and has been an MP continually since 7 May 2015. He currently holds the Government post of Minister of State (Housing, Communities and Local Government).

Parliamentary career

Find out about the Parliamentary career of Matthew Pennycook, including posts and roles held.

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Government posts

Minister of State (Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities)
Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities
6 July 2024 - 9 July 2024

Opposition posts

Shadow Minister (Levelling Up, Housing, Communities and Local Government)
Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities
4 December 2021 - 30 May 2024
Shadow Minister (Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy)
Department for Business and Trade
10 April 2020 - 4 December 2021
Shadow Minister (Exiting the European Union)
Department for Exiting the European Union
9 October 2016 - 25 September 2019

Committee memberships