John's first debate in the House of Commons as Minister sees him involved in committee discussions on the significant electoral powers that are going to be transferred to the Scottish Parliament and Scottish Government.
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Just a few weeks after Weston-super-Mare's Town Centre Post Office reopened and gained positive feedback from local people, the Post Office's Area Manager, David Gold, has confirmed plans to spruce up Bleadon's Post Office too.
Weston’s MP, John Penrose has written to the Department of Transport in support of the bid to improve Weston’s train station. The bid would mean nearly £1 million of investment and improvements to be completed by December next year.
Statistics show that crime in Weston, Worle and the villages has fallen by over a quarter during the course of the last few years. Weston's MP has welcomed this news, praising the restructuring of the Police force and the hard work of local police teams, but added that there's still more to do and called for renewed focus on unsolved crimes.
WESTON’S MP John Penrose has urged the owner of Birnbeck Pier, Wahid Samady, to ‘get on and do something’ or risk the crumbling heritage site being lost forever.
Just Congresbury reports on John's support of Congresbury Residents Action Group (CRAG).
John Penrose has joined other prominent MPs and Minsters in supporting Muslim Aid and celebrating the launch of its 2015 Ramadan campaign. John delivered a key note speech at the Terrace Pavilion in the Commons as part of the event that showcased the difference Muslim Aid has made to the lives of people facing poverty, conflict and natural disaster across the world.
As you can imagine, it has been quite a busy few weeks for MPs up and down the country and John is no exception! In his first article for the Mercury since being re-elected, John thanks everybody for their support locally, talks about the surprise result nationally, and explains how his new job following the Government Reshuffle will help him to deliver on his election pledges.
John's new department - The Cabinet Office - has released a Press Release announcing that the Government has published legislation that will give British people a say on the UK’s EU membership.
The GREAT Campaign launched by John Penrose in September 2011 has been praised for continuing to deliver to the Tourism industry. To date it has brought hundreds of millions to the UK economy, a return on investment of 9:1 and doubled the likelihood of a foreign person visiting the UK. Now, testament to its success, calls have been made to extend and expand the Campaign even further!
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