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Latest News

Politician in "smoke filled rooms" exercise with Fire Brigade

Weston's MP, John Penrose, recently donned full firefighter breathing apparatus and searched for casualties in a smoke-filled house as part of a training exercise with members of White Watch.


Weston Police Station Will Stay Open Says Penrose

Weston's MP John Penrose has spoken personally with Avon and Somerset Police Commissioner, Sue Mountstevens and Chief Constable Nick Gargan, to confirm that the town's Police Station will remain open, even if it moves to a different building in Weston in future.


Official opening for Weston Package

John Penrose was joined by Sajid Javid, Financial Secretary to the Treasury, to officially open the £15m transport improvements scheme, known as 'The Weston Package'.


Penrose welcomes direct rail link to Heathrow

Weston's MP, John Penrose, has welcomed Network Rail's announcement last week of plans for a new direct route for rail journeys from the West Country to Heathrow.


Weston Mercury: Penrose Joins Trop Trust's ‘Enabling Team’

The Weston Mercury reports on John Penrose having become part of the Trop Trust's 'enabling team' that has been set up in order to help the Tropicana succeed with their £1m funding bid...


ITV News: Tory MP praises Immigration Minister's move to resign

John Penrose, Conservative MP for Weston-super-Mare, has told Dermot Murnaghan on Sky News that it was refreshing that former Immigration Minister, Mark Harper, stood down on a point of principle after recognising his mistake.


John Penrose MP becomes a Government Whip (Junior Lord of the Treasury)

As part of a limited reshuffle, Weston's MP, John Penrose, has been promoted from Assistant Whip to Government Whip (Junior Lord of the Treasury).


ITV News: MP confirms Flood Prevention Scheme for Congresbury Yeo

An article from ITV reporting the news that John Penrose has confirmed the Congresbury Yeo Tidal Banks scheme has been approved for construction in 2014/15.


Weston MP John Penrose welcomes new tidal banks scheme for Congresbury Yeo

As the Government announced a new strategy to deal with flooding in a Commons Statement today, Weston’s MP John Penrose confirmed that the Congresbury Yeo Tidal Banks scheme has been approved for construction in 2014/15.


Weston MP John Penrose quizzes police chief on restructure plans

As Avon & Somerset Police revealed major changes to staff numbers and structures last week, Weston’s MP John Penrose quizzed local police chief Alex Cohen about the impact on the town’s fight against crime.


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