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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

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...


Cheddar Valley Gazette: MP's First Day

If your children (or you) have ever started a new school in the middle of term, you’ll know it’s pretty intimidating. In an article for the Cheddar Valley Gazette John explains how Robert Jenrick's first day in Parliament is not too different...


ITV NEWS: Weston-super-Mare needs more rail choices says MP

Rail passengers in Weston-super-Mare should have more choice and more services, according to the town's MP.


Penrose Lobbies Ministers On Weston Rail Services process to decide the new Great Western Rail Franchise has begun, so Weston's MP John Penrose has written personally to Cabinet Minister, Patrick Mcloughlin, to make sure local passengers’ needs are properly understood and reflected in the decision. 


MP proves a dab hand in Weston College kitchen

Weston MP John Penrose proved himself a dab hand in the kitchen when he visited Weston College's catering department as part of Adult Learners' Week.


Crossroads Care North Somerset celebrated 25 years with guests, including MP

Crossroads Care North Somerset celebrated 25 years of supporting carers by inviting the local Mayor and Member of Parliament to cut a special birthday cake at their Carers Information and Fun Day on Saturday 7th June.


MP John Penrose welcomes faster energy account switching announcement

Weston-super-Mare MP John Penrose praised Ofgem’s decision this week to force energy firms to introduce one-day switching.


MP John Penrose welcomes improved performance by local ambulance service

New figures from Weston’s local Ambulance Service show that three-quarters of Weston’s most serious ‘Red Calls’ are answered within about 6 minutes, a significant improvement on last year and easily beating the 8-minute official target too...


GWAAC Goes To Parliament To Meet Their MP

Great Western Air Ambulance Charity attended a reception at Parliament to meet with their local MP and raise awareness of the work they do.


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