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Hello and welcome to the campaign website to re-elect John Penrose as MP for Weston-super-Mare. Please use this site to find out more about the work John has done for Weston since he was first elected as your local MP in 2005 and his pledges for the town's future if you re-elect him on May 7th 2015.

Latest News

Weston Mercury: MP Praises Police as crime falls by a quarter

Weston's MP has praised police following the news that 3,500 fewer crimes happened in North Somerset last year than three years previously.


Bristol Evening Post: Euro elections could learn from Eurovision

In his article for The Bristol Evening Post, John discusses how the two competitions - Eurovision and the European Election - are more similar than you'd think... 


John Penrose meets local campaigners in Parliament to discuss cancer strategy

Weston MP, John Penrose, met with Simon and Gail Nancholas in Parliament last week at an event organised by Macmillan, the cancer charity, to talk about their experience and discuss their concerns around cancer care.


Weston Station wins cash for improving disabled access

IMPROVEMENTS to Weston railway station are imminent after it was granted funding by the Government.


Penrose welcomes drop in local crime figures

Weston’s MP John Penrose has welcomed new figures showing that crime in North Somerset has fallen by more than a quarter (26%) since 2010, from 13,032 in 2010 to 9,679 in 2013.


Weston Mercury: MP's thoughts on the relocation of Weston's Police Station

John’s commitment that Weston police station would not close is borne out with an announcement that the police are moving to better premises within Weston.


John Penrose MP to attend First World War Commemoration Dinner and Parish Festival

John Penrose MP is speaking at an event to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the start of World War 1, on Friday the 4th of July as part of the Winscombe and Sandford Festival.


Penrose delighted by latest apprenticeship figures for Weston

Weston's MP, John Penrose today hailed the town’s latest apprenticeship figures which show that the number of employers taking on apprentices is growing strongly.


Hospital’s £1.8m revamp revealed

John Penrose MP met with the Health Under-Secretary, Daniel Poulter, to officially open the new outpatients' department and revamped front entrance at Weston Hospital.


Weston Mercury: Trop team deliver thanks to Eric Pickles

The Weston Mercury reports on the news that Communities Secretary, Eric Pickles, has received more personal thank yous from those who fought a successful campaign to save the Tropicana and a special one is added from John too!


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