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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

MP John Penrose slams housing 'invaders' - 'We find ourselves preparing for war'

In the first of what will become a regular column by John for The Cheddar Valley Gazette, he tackles the most controversial topic plaguing Langford and Churchill at the moment - housing.


MP gives unwavering support to plans for £5m new science block

MP John Penrose has given his full support to a high-flying North Somerset school that is hoping to replace a ‘dilapidated’ 1950s building with a state-of-the-art science and technology block...


John Penrose answers questions about the Trade Union Bill

John Penrose is asked by the Scottish National Party whether the Trade Union Bill applies in Scotland as well as the rest of the UK.


Bristol Evening Post: Make your voice heard...

In this article for the Bristol Evening Post, John Penrose talks about the coming months that will feature a number of important political votes and makes a gentle plea the, whichever side you support, you cast your vote and make your voice heard.


Minister to keep Online Voting under 'close review'

Webroots Democracy, who are campaigning for online voting in UK elections, have published an article with their thoughts about John Penrose's reply to their open letter about what they feel is a potential to improve voter turnout...


Video: John Penrose responds to Christopher Chope MP's Overseas Voting Bill

John Penrose gives his thoughts on Christopher Chope MP's Overseas Voting Bill that would abolish the ’15-year-rule’ and could allow expats and soldiers overseas to vote via the Internet.


John comments on importance of boundary review

As Minister for Constitutional Reform, John has responded to the news that England will see the number of MPs in England reduced further than previously expected when the electoral map is redrawn for the 2020 general election.


John Penrose answers futher 'Urgent Questions' on the Short Money & Policy Development Grant

John answers further questions about why the Government feels it necessary to reduce taxpayer funding of political parties. He says that should the cost of politics not be reduced, the public will rightly ask why politicians can’t deliver reasonable savings and do their bit like everyone else.


MP Meets Local Business Champions

Weston's MP John Penrose had opportunity to meet some of the stars within his constituency's commercial community at the second annual Weston Business Awards...


John meets Weston College Apprentice named 'New Employee of the Year'

John Penrose has met Damon Gallivant, a Recruitment and Sales Apprentice at Weston College, and presented him with the award for New Employee of the Year at the Weston Chamber Business Awards.


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