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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

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.


MP grabs a slice of the action at Sainsbury’s

SHOPPERS at Sainsbury’s in Worle were surprised as John Penrose went behind the food counter, helping to prepare pizzas and serve customers.


Weston Mercury: MP John praises army against killer illness

WESTON’S MP visited the ‘strong army’ that is fighting to reduce the threat posed by one of the nation’s biggest killer illnesses.


Weston’s economy beats the Southwest on job creation

Weston’s MP John Penrose has welcomed figures released yesterday showing that the town’s unemployment rate has dipped below 3% this summer, its lowest level for at least 4 years.


John Penrose MP officially reopens new and improved delivery office in Weston

Local MP John Penrose today officially reopened the new and improved Royal Mail Delivery Office in Weston-Super-Mare.


I’m a big fan of people taking a well-earned break. Except for MPs, that is...

John explains why he isn't a fan of MPs taking extended holidays and gives his reasons why a shorter summer break makes sense...


MP Meets Volunteers of Weston’s British Heart Foundation

Weston MP John Penrose was invited to see behind the scenes at the British Heart Foundation flagship store on Weston High Street last Friday...


MP celebrating news that Post Office in Weston’s Boulevard will reopen

Weston’s MP John Penrose is celebrating today, after getting the news that the Boulevard’s main Post Office will re-open.


The Summer Holidays & Our Local Economy

In this week's column for The Weston Mercury, John discusses the summer holidays. To many that means barbecues, trips to the beach, fun and games; but to many local businesses it also means tourism!


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