John speaks to Andrew Neil about how proud Weston is to have someone of Banksy's stature visit Weston and the positive effect it's having on the local economy. In addition, John answers some tough questions on the meaning behind Banksy's work...
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Individual Voter Registration Will Bring Us Into Line With Every Other Serious Democracy in the World
In an article for The Huffington Post, John speaks about the long and overdue work of modernising our electoral rolls, the authoritative lists of who is eligible to vote.
The British Youth Council (BYC) and the Cabinet Office have celebrated the launch of the Discover Democracy Awards with a very special event at the House of Commons. The award will recognise those schools who encourage pupils to take an interest in the democratic process.
Rising enrollment for the 2nd Weston-super-Mare Jobs Fair, organised by Weston’s MP John Penrose, should mean more local jobseekers will have a bigger and better choice of firms looking to recruit.
On 15th September, International Democracy Day, John Penrose, Minister For The Constitution, has shot a video to announce the launch of the open nomination period for the 'Discovering Democracy Awards'.
John Penrose has lent his voice to reading the news for the 1,500th episode of the Woodspring Talking News, founded for people who are visually impaired and would otherwise be able to unable to read the local a newspaper - potentially missing out on what is going on locally.
A volunteer group which helps North Somerset's blind and partially-sighted people keep in touch with the news celebrated an important landmark this week.
John Penrose visited the Freemason's 'Shed The Stigma' Open Day at King Alfred lodge to hear about the organisation's charitable contributions.
In an article for The Weston Mercury, John asks readers to put themselves in the shoes of the Council employee who got a call one morning a few months back from someone claiming to be the notorious 'Banksy'...
A resident at Felix House has created a unique exercise facility - a gym housed in a shed - and John Penrose was invited down to open it up for residents.
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