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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

Letter from Chief Exec of Weston Hospital to his staff, explaining how they’re going to cope with CQC Report

Weston's MP John Penrose has spoken at length to Nick Woods, Chief Exec of Weston Hospital, about how they’re going to fix the problems which were identified in the CQC report. What follows is a copy of the letter which was sent to all members of the Hospital's staff today, explaining what steps they’re taking.


Local MP reacts to Care Quality Commission report on Weston Hospital

Weston's MP, John Penrose, has responded to the Care Quality Commission's report on Weston Hospital that stated although the quality of medical treatment at Weston is very good, there is a need to improve the level of dignity and care of patients whilst they are there.


John Penrose appointed Small Business Ambassador

The Prime Minister has appointed twelve Small Business Ambassadors, one of whom is Weston’s MP and former businessman, John Penrose. He and his fellow Ambassadors will help promote and represent small businesses from across the country within government.


PM names Weston's MP as West's Business Ambassador

David Cameron has launched a new campaign aimed at supporting small firms around the UK. During a reception in the garden at 10 Downing Street, the prime minister revealed 12 Conservative MPs who will take on the role of 'small business ambassadors'.


John Penrose welcomes new rights for park home residents

Weston’s MP has welcomed new rights which come into force this week, giving park home residents extra protection from unscrupulous site owners.


Weston Mercury: Changing Westminster policy is like turning a supertanker

In this week's article for the Weston Mercury, John talks about the difficulties of changing Westminister Policy, but explains how his latest policy paper 'We Deserve Better' seems to have struck a chord!


John Penrose on BBC News discussing Weston Hospital's need for a financial partner

The full BBC News feature on Weston Hospital's need for a financial partner. Weston's MP, John Penrose comments that who runs the Hospital isn't important to Weston's families so long as the quality of care patients receive remains high.


‘Build up not out and make homes taller’ says MP

The Evening Standard reports on John Penrose's radical proposals for London to “grow upwards” by adding extra storeys to homes and businesses that are being looked at by ministers.


John responds to the news Weston Hospital will need a partner to secure it financially

This week, The Weston Mercury got in touch and asked John for his opinion on the news that Weston Hospital will need a partner in order to secure it financially for the future. By following this link you can read John's response.


Weston Mercury Article: New Police Team Looks Promising

In this week's column for The Weston Mercury, Weston's MP John Penrose talks about his nights with our local police patrol, how crime is continuing to fall and our newly elected Police Crime Commissioner & Chief Constable.


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