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Hello and welcome to the campaign website to re-elect John Penrose as MP for Weston-super-Mare. Please use this site to find out more about the work John has done for Weston and the villages since he was first elected as our local MP in 2005 and his pledges for the area's future if we re-elect him on May 7th 2015.

Latest News

MP: 'Going back to Avon County Council would be a disaster'

In response to calls from George Ferguson to redefine the area surrounding Bristol, John Penrose MP has suggested that council's working together is a far better solution and that going back to the days of 'Avon Country Council' would be a disaster.


Just Congresbury: MP joins fight against Barratts

Local MP John Penrose has joined the fight against Barratts plan as the number of objections soared to more than 200.


Mercury Article: Weston should be proud of huge improvements in local schools

In this week's article for The Weston Mercury, John talks about how any parent, wherever or whoever they are, wants a good education for their children and how Weston's schools are ensuring that this is the case for local families...


Bristol Evening Post: Joy as trust is only bidder for hospital

The Bristol Evening Posts reports on the positive news that just one health trust has bid to take over the running of Weston General Hospital, which was too small to achieve foundation status on its own...


Weston Mercury: MP Joins FC Locking to Celebrate Opening of Clubhouse

John joined Weston's young football fanatics to celebrate the opening of their new clubhouse this week...


Breeze FM: Weston MP Talks With Developer

North Somerset's Breeze FM reports on the news that John Penrose has now met with developers from Barrett Homes to outline his objections to building an estate of new houses on the edge of Congresbury village.


Penrose Pleased with Taunton’s bid for Weston Hospital

Weston’s MP, John Penrose said he is delighted by the news that Taunton is the only bidder for Weston Hospital.


Penrose raises Congresbury concerns with Barratt Homes developers

Weston’s MP, John Penrose has met developers Barratt Homes to make sure they understand why he, and the entire village of Congresbury, are so concerned about their plans to build an estate of new houses on the edge of the village.


John contributes to 'Green conservatism: Better resource productivity for a more resilient economy'

The Green Alliance have thanked John Penrose for his contributions to their 'Green conservatism: Better resource productivity for a more resilient economy' paper.


MP Visits Bournville School to see award winning work first hand

Bournville school have written a short report following John's visit to see some of the excellent work they've being doing that resulted in an SSAT Educational Outcomes Award.


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