Penny Mordaunt

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Mordaunt faces call to extend legal protection to Northern Ireland veterans

Campaigners say new legal protection for troops facing investigation for historical offences should cover the Troubles.

Penny Mordaunt proposes new law to protect troops from prosecutions

The measures will not apply to cases arising in Northern Ireland.

Who is Penny Mordaunt, the UK’s first female Defence Secretary?

The 46-year-old also retains the job of minister for women and equalities. Her new role is seen as a reward for loyalty to PM Theresa May.