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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

Job fair hopes to bring employment boost

HUNDREDS of jobs in and around Weston will be on offer at a recruitment fair later this month.


Penrose launches Weston-super-Mare Jobs Fair

The Weston-super-Mare Jobs Fair organised by MP John Penrose rolls into town on the 15th September with hundreds of local jobs available.


Bristol Evening Post: MP's call for Weston's derelict Birnbeck Pier to be revamped

John Penrose has called on developer Wahid Samady to stand aside from derelict Birnbeck Pier which has stood neglected for years.


Weston Mercury: More rail fare rises, up 42% since 2008

COMMUTERS will again be hit hard in their pockets next year with a 3.5 per cent rail fare increase in January. John Penrose MP has said that the measure will mean that train companies won’t be able to take passengers for granted any longer...


ITV News: MP asks Developer to stand down "for the good of the Pier"

Weston’s MP, John Penrose, has called on developer Wahid Samady to stand aside as the developer of Birnbeck Pier.


John Penrose MP plays part in formation of new Indian association...

CELEBRATIONS of an ancient Indian festival will take place during the launch of a new culture group to help integrate families into Weston, after John Penrose MP suggested making an official association.


Penrose urges Samady to stand aside, ‘for the good of Birnbeck Pier’

Weston’s MP, John Penrose, has called on developer Wahid Samady to stand aside as the developer of Birnbeck Pier after reports this week that Mr. Samady’s project to redevelop the Royal Pier Hotel has stalled...


Weston Mercury: Jobless down as Weston smashes national average figures

WESTON’S unemployment levels have fallen by more than a third over the past year to their lowest number in almost six years.


MP attends Rock 4 Charity Concert to present certificate

This Spring, 800 guests were entertained on Weston-Super-Mare’s Grand Pier at a rock concert organised by Darren Sims (aka ‘Daz’). Weston's MP was in attendance to offer his personal congratulations and present a certificate on behalf of Variety as a thank you for his seven years of fundraising.


Uphill Views: Businesses putting in overtime as visitors flock to town!

It’s August, it’s the holidays, and our local tourism firms are working flat out to cope with all the visitors flocking to sample the delights of our beach and newly-improved promenade.


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