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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

John welcomes news Sir Eric Pickles is to investigate Voter Fraud

John has welcomed the news that Sir Eric Pickles, the Government’s Anti-Corruption Champion, is to review electoral fraud and make recommendations.


Weston Mercury: Politician goes to preschool

The Weston Mercury report on the news that John Penrose has visited a local preschool in order to speak with staff about their plans to open another site so that they can increase the number of students they are able to teach during the week.


Weston's MP Named as Champion for Older Workers

John Penrose has shown his support for an initiative in Weston-super-Mare that looks to help over 50's obtain the high quality jobs they deserve and been named as a 'Champion for the Older Worker' by Prime Candidate.


Cabinet Office release details of £18.6 billion in savings

John's office has released statistics showing that with their support the Government was able to save £18.6 billion for hard working taxpayers in 2014 to 2015.


The Guardian Article: Electoral registration changes will make voting fairer and reduce the risk of fraud

In an article for The Guardian, John explains why it is 'absolutely untrue' that anyone will accidentally find themselves unable to vote because of the change to individual electoral registration.


John Penrose joins taskforce to provide long-term support to all those affected by Tunisia attack

John will be part of a new ministerial group that will continue the work the government has been doing in providing support to victims of terrorist attacks in Tunisia...


Mercury Article: A ray of hope for Birnbeck Pier?

In this week's article for the Weston Mercury, John discusses that despite the best efforts of almost everyone involved, from the council to the Friends of the Old Pier and the ‘Save Birnbeck Pier’ group, with every passing day, the Old Pier gets a little bit weaker and more at risk from the elements...


Western Daily Press: Why the SNP want us to dislike them...

In an article for the Western Daily Press John talks about why the SNP have decided they are quite happy to come across as unprincipled and spiteful and why it certainly isn't stupid that they've chosen to do so... but, we need to be clever and not rise to their bait. Done correctly English Votes for English Laws will get through and cement the UK more firmly together as a result.


Weston Mercury: MP approves of plans to add life & social-feel to town centre

The Weston Mercury report that street art, pedestrianisation and more outdoor events around Weston High Street are priorities moving forward with the town centre's regeneration. John, who has previously discussed his ideas of adding life to the town and encouraging building up-not-out' gives his thoughts...


Big Hospitality: Tourism Sector reacts positively to new Government's Tourism Plan

Big Hospitality reports on the news that the Tourism Industry has responded positively to David Cameron's Five Point Plan for the sector that continues and builds upon John's successful Tourism Strategy of 2011.


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