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Weston Mercury: MP praises Royal Mail’s workers for ‘dedication’

Weston’s MP, John Penrose, has visited the Royal Mail team at the sorting office in Warne Road to pass on his Christmas wishes at their busiest time of year.


John addresses concerns about postal voting fraud

John has answered questions about electoral integrity and absent votes at a debate in Westminster House. John was able to give his thoughts on the prevalence of fraudulent votes and the measures (new and old) that the Government have to stop honest votes potentially being invalidated by fraudulent ones...


Weston Mercury Article: Breaking the rules of the Chamber

In this week's article for The Weston Mercury, John talks about the ‘no clapping’ rule in Parliament and how the hair-up-on-the-back-of-your-neck speech by Hilary Benn resulted in him breaking it...


John answers questions in Parliament on Voter Registration


John Penrose fields questions on how to get more people to register to vote, including a particularly hostile one from Labour Deputy Leader Tom Watson MP


Penrose welcomes Museum Award

Local MP and former Heritage Minister John Penrose is delighted by today’s news that Weston Museum will get £50,000 from the Coastal Revival Fund for new projects including quality high value touring exhibitions in its new refurbished gallery.


John delivers festive cheer to postal workers at Royal Mail's Weston-super-Mare Delivery Office

John has visited Royal Mail’s Weston-super-Mare Delivery Office to pass on Christmas wishes and encouragement to postmen and women at their busiest time of year.


Telegraph: Pointless argument about voting reform is getting old...

Patrick Kidd of The Telegraph writes a fun Political Sketch that features John Penrose as Alexander Armstrong...


Video: Should 16 year olds vote in the EU Referendum?

John Penrose leads a debate prior to the vote on whether 16 year olds should vote in the EU Referendum...


Weston Mercury: MP urges owner to save Birnbeck

WESTON-SUPER-MARE’S MP John Penrose has said the town is ‘fed up’ of waiting for the owner of Birnbeck Pier to carry out vital improvement works and claimed the pier could become an ‘important’ historical asset if it is saved.


Daily Mail: Keep your snouts out! MPs see off the Lords

Quentin Letts of The Daily Mail writes a light-hearted report on how the Government easily saw off an attempt by Lords to impose voting at 16 on the EU referendum. He also takes a few moments to admire John's 'skill' in the House...


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