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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

Mercury Article: BSkyB proves why politics is never boring

BSKYBIn his regular Mercury column, John Penrose discusses the handling of BSkyB's takeover and explains why politics is never boring...



Mercury Article: the Trop’s day of reckoning is nearly here his weekly Mercury column, John Penrose MP discusses Weston-Super-Mare's Tropicana and the difficulties surrounding the upcoming decision regarding its future.


Tourism Minister John Penrose hails findings of Weston visitor survey

Weston Super Mare BeachWeston MP and Tourism Minister John Penrose has declared himself delighted by the results of a recent survey of visitors to Weston which shows that three quarters of visitors agree the town has improved hugely in the last few years.


Minister approves John Penrose’s call for Hillside child abuse lessons to be learnt across the country

Children Minister Tim Loughton has written to the Weston MP to announce that, for the first time, the Serious Case Review report on the child abuse carried out by Nigel Leat will be sent to every Local Safeguarding Children Board in the country...



New franchise is key to better train services

In his column for the Bristol Evening Post, John explains why significant improvements to local commuter services could be just around the corner...



Penrose makes submission on Train Franchise

John Penrose has sent his submission on the new Great Western Train Franchise to the Department of Transport...



Promoting British tourism

In his fortnightly column, John explains why he's thrilled that people are flocking from all corners of the Universe to visit UK tourism hotspots like Weston...



Joining the Superfast Broadband revolution

Connecting Devon & Somerset, a new partnership of local authorities in charge of bringing faster broadband to our area, is asking local residents to take part in a survey to show the private sector that they need to invest in high-speed internet in Devon and Somerset...



Tropicana suspense continues

In his regular Mercury column, John Penrose tells of his hopes and fears for the Weston seafront landmark...



Weston MP welcomes schemes helping people save money on their energy bills

As energy prices are still on the rise, MP John Penrose is highlighting two new initiatives which have been launched recently to help households who’ve been struggling to heat their homes...



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