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Latest News

BEP: Why Cabinet reshuffles are just like The Hunger Games

In an article for the Bristol Evening Post, John Penrose MP explains how, inside Parliament, Government Reshuffles are a lot like The Hunger Games. The political equivalent life or death, with jobs lost and promotions granted at a stroke...


The magical work going on at Weston's 'Anaerobic Digestion Planet'

You know the old story about alchemists turning lead into gold? In this week's Mercury column, John talks about the technology in use as Weston's Anaerobic Digestion Planet, allowing us to do something nearly as good: transforming piles of smelly rubbish into clean, green electricity...


Weston's MP welcomes manifesto highlighting importance of Travel & Tourism

John has supported calls for the next Government to put travel and tourism at the heart of its economic plan.


MP John Penrose Welcomes Weston’s New Link to Brean

Weston's MP, John Penrose, has welcomed news of £1.3 million Government cash for sustainable transport in Weston, including a new link between Brean and Weston across the top of the sluice gate over the River Axe.


Food bank welcomes back regular visitor

The Weston Mercury reports on the MP's most recent visit to Weston's foodbank this weekend. John Penrose has been a supporter of the excellent work the relatively new foodbank does and has been sure to make time to visit them periodically...


Weston Mercury: 'We need a better train service' - MP

MORE rush-hour train services and a greater choice of travel companies has been asked for by MP John Penrose.


BEP: New business centre The Hive can be 'huge help to Weston-super-Mare's economy'

The Bristol Evening Post reports on John Penrose MP opening The Hive, Weston's new business centre that has the potential to be a huge help for the local economy.


MP joins PM in congratulating local volunteering champion

The Mercury report on Mel Woodard who has overcome number obstacles to set up a league that is now benefiting hundreds of young players. Among those congratulating Mel are her MP, John Penrose, and Prime Minister David Cameron...


CEM: New Gambling Licensing and Advertising Act Becomes Law

Casino Enterprise Management magazine comment on the news that a major new gaming bill put forward when John Penrose was Gambling Minister has now become law. The magazine feels that it marks a significant step in increasing protection to consumers based in Great Britain...


Bristol Evening Post: 'One firm should not dominate new rail franchise'

The Bristol Evening Post reports on MP John Penrose's opinion that for the good of his constituents the new Great Western rail franchise should not be dominated by one company...


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