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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

Scanner campaign reaches ‘incredible’ £70k donations

An appeal John launched with Weston Hospital's League of Friends for new digital scanning equipment at Weston Hospital has hit the £70,000 mark after just four months...


NS Times: MP concerned over financially-troubled CCG plan

The North Somerset Times has reported on John Penrose's warning that the CCG should be careful to ensure a method of combined leadership that will strengthen local health services as opposed to merging areas into a single trust that will cause further problems...


Article: Vindicated!

In this article, John discusses how conspiracy theorists - certain of some kind of 'giant anti-democratic conspiracy - were silenced by the findings of the Independent Electoral Commission whose investigation into recent changes in voter registration concluded that the UK's register is now far more accurate and no less complete.


John returns to the back benches

Weston-super-Mare’s MP John Penrose has returned to the back benches following Prime Minister Theresa May’s reshuffle.


Weston MP reacts to North Somerset CCG announcement

John reacts to today’s announcement that North Somerset CCG is being put into Special Measures by the NHS...


Video: John argues against changes to Britain's voting system

In opposition to proposals to change Britain's voting system, John tells MPs that it would be very dangerous set a precedent where referendums - even if they ask a slightly different version of the original question - could be re-run. MPs listening agreed with John and denied the bill.


Conservative Home: What will happen to MPs after the Boundary Review?

John and his team release details on how they will manage to reduce the number of Parliamentary constituencies by 50 - so that seats are more equal - without hurting the MPs who have been democratically selected.


John opposes proportional representation bill

After a Ten Minute Rule motion brought forward by Caroline Lucas, John spoke against Proportional Representation. He told listening MPs that the Green MP's plans "may harm our democracy rather than help it" prompting an unexpected vote...


Beach Hut designed by students ready for success

After months of planning, a beach hut - ideas of which had been previously presented and debated with John Penrose - has been opened for students studying at local schools...


John meets with Weston College students

John and Michael Gove attended an event with Weston College students who are studying A Levels Government and Politics last week to discuss work and life in Westminster...


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