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Latest News

ITV News: Tory MP praises Immigration Minister's move to resign

John Penrose, Conservative MP for Weston-super-Mare, has told Dermot Murnaghan on Sky News that it was refreshing that former Immigration Minister, Mark Harper, stood down on a point of principle after recognising his mistake.


John Penrose MP becomes a Government Whip (Junior Lord of the Treasury)

As part of a limited reshuffle, Weston's MP, John Penrose, has been promoted from Assistant Whip to Government Whip (Junior Lord of the Treasury).


ITV News: MP confirms Flood Prevention Scheme for Congresbury Yeo

An article from ITV reporting the news that John Penrose has confirmed the Congresbury Yeo Tidal Banks scheme has been approved for construction in 2014/15.


Weston MP John Penrose welcomes new tidal banks scheme for Congresbury Yeo

As the Government announced a new strategy to deal with flooding in a Commons Statement today, Weston’s MP John Penrose confirmed that the Congresbury Yeo Tidal Banks scheme has been approved for construction in 2014/15.


Weston MP John Penrose quizzes police chief on restructure plans

As Avon & Somerset Police revealed major changes to staff numbers and structures last week, Weston’s MP John Penrose quizzed local police chief Alex Cohen about the impact on the town’s fight against crime.


Success For MP's New Jobs Club

The new WSM Jobs Club's first session last Friday was a huge success, with over 20 Westonians dropping in to get help with their job search. Some were looking for a new job following redundancy, some had been out of work for a long while, while others were looking for advice on how to manage a career change.


Weston Mercury: MP Responds to Crime Statistics

MP, John Penrose responds to the news that almost two-thirds of crimes committed in North Somerset remain unsolved.


Penrose Praises "Outstanding" College

The Town's MP has praised Weston College for having made it into the top five highest achieving colleges in the UK after being judged as "outstanding" by Ofsted inspectors.


Weston Mercury Article: Prime Minister’s Questions is Political Marmite...

Prime Minister’s Questions is political Marmite. For some people it’s a no-holds-barred exercise in holding the Government to account; putting a metaphorical gun to the PM’s head; democracy at its best. But others think it’s a rather silly and childish affair; a Punch and Judy show that’s comical at best and shameful at worst...


Former Tourism Minister, John Penrose: “Can You Rival London?”

In recent years, London has established itself as a finely tuned marketing machine – but with many local hoteliers forced to compete with the capital, has “Brand London” become too efficient? John Penrose shares his thoughts in The Hotel Industry Magazine...


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