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Hello and welcome to my website! I’m John Penrose, your local Member of Parliament for Weston-super-Mare. Please use this site to find out more about the work I’m doing for Weston, Worle and the villages and how to contact me should you need my help.

Latest News

Penrose welcomes improvement in Weston’s economy

Older residents, and less well-off local families, are doing best in Weston’s economic recovery according to figures just released by Barclays Bank.


John Penrose chairs SSE's 'energy market roundtable' for SMEs

John Penrose MP recently chaired an 'energy market roundtable' for SSE (Scottish & Southern Energy) where the energy company met face to face with members of the small business community and listen to their concerns...


Weston Mercury: Weston Deserves Better

In his weekly column written for the Weston Mercury, John asks whether you've signed the Fairer Funding petition yet. For those unaware, John has teamed up with the Weston Mercury to spread awareness of the Fairer Funding Petition that looks to make sure Weston and the villages get a fair share of whatever Government Health, Police & Education cash is going...


Weston Mercury: John and the Weston Mercury team up in bid for Fairer Funding for Weston

The Weston Mercury has teamed up with John Penrose MP in a bid to get fairer funding for Weston and the villages. The Mercury aims to build on John's campaigns to earn fairer funding with a signed petition that John will take to Downing Street himself.


Bristol Evening Post: The dangers of a return to Avon pointed out by Weston's MP

John Penrose responds to Bristol Mayor, George Ferguson, who has appealed for a combined authority in the Bristol region. John points out that when Avon existed, Bristol gobbled up all the resources and the rest - including Weston and the villages - were left with the crumbs...


Local MP delighted as Boulevard Post Office will re-open next month

Weston’s MP John Penrose has welcomed the news today that a new Post Office branch is due to open after the old Boulevard branch closed a year ago. The new branch will be based in the Spar shop on the High Street, and will offer extended opening hours and be open on Sundays.



Weston Mercury Article: Fragile Reputations and The Recall Bill

In this week's article for The Weston Mercury, John talks about reputations, how very fragile they can be and the new Recall Bill that will force misbehaving MPs to face the music with their electors immediately...


Big Hospitality: Former Tourism Minister calls for VisitEngland refocus

Big Hospitality reports on the news that Former Tourism Minister and MP for Weston-super-Mare John Penrose has said VisitEngland should be independent from VisitBritain and gradually move away from government funding...


Former Tourism Minister & Seaside Town MP John Penrose calls for Full Independence for Visit England

As the Triennial Review of tourism quangos Visit Britain and Visit England gets underway, former tourism Minister and seaside town, John has written to Triennial Review boss Mark Fisher recommending full independence for Visit England.


Triennial Review Submission by John Penrose MP

Submission to the Triennial Review by John Penrose MP where former Tourism Minister & Seaside Town MP John Penrose calls for full independence for VisitEngland.


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