The Cheddar Valley Gazette asks how John would look to support older people in our community. John speaks about how important it is to ensure our elderly are financially secure - through fair pensions and saving schemes. In addition, John reminds us how important it is to look after the more vulnerable with benefits such as the Winter Fuel Payments, free tests, free travel and TV licenses.
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.
The Weston Mercury has run a profile piece on John who became Weston-super-Mare MP in 2005. It includes a bit of background, his achievements in Parliament and a video addressing local people.
John Penrose has welcomed news that his calls for the housing requirement for North Somerset to be reviewed have been listened to, following an announcement that the Government will intervene. This is another big step in the battle against wrong-headed planning applications in villages like Congresbury.
Eric Pickles confirms he will review local housing proposals following calls from John Penrose and Liam Fox
AN INSPECTOR’S decision that almost 21,000 homes are needed in North Somerset will be reviewed as a result of John Penrose's and Liam Fox's calls to Secretary of State Eric Pickles.
Cheddar Valley Gazette to John: "How do you think your party meets the needs and challenges of today’s young people?"
The Cheddar Valley Gazette has been in touch once again, this time to ask John's views on education and the challenges of young people. John speaks about how important it is to ensure we get education right so that young people growing up can make the best choices and grasp the best prospects throughout their lives.
Finally! Parliament has finished all those last-minute chores, tidying up the remaining loose ends and dangly bits of legislation that have to be sorted out before the doors are shut during the election campaign itself. Let the pre-vote festivities begin, right?
The Cheddar Valley Gazette has been in touch to ask John's views on energy policies going in to the next election. John speaks about how important it is to ensure consumers are getting a fair deal and become less dependant on other countries for our energy supplies.
John Penrose joins residents action group to demonstrate their opposition to yet another development scheme
Saturday morning shoppers at Congresbury’s precinct were met by members of the village residents action group, Councillors and John Penrose, demonstrating their opposition to yet another development scheme.
Cheddar Valley Gazette to John: "What single thing would most improve people’s lives over the next five years?"
The Cheddar Valley Gazette have been running a regular feature where they ask local Parliamentary Candidates questions that are important to voters. In his answer to the question in the title, Jon talks about the importance of protecting local infrastructure and our beautiful views.
This week, Weston MP John Penrose took signed petitions from the Weston Mercury’s campaign for a fairer funding formula to Downing Street.
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