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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

Penrose welcomes Train Franchise announcement

Weston’s MP, John Penrose, has given a cautious welcome to the new short-term franchise to operate trains from Weston to Taunton, Bristol and London.


MP unveils Jessie May as TSB's Local Charity Partner in Weston

Weston's MP, John Penrose, was delighted to unveil that Jessie May based in Weston-super-Mare has become TSB's first Local Charity Partner. The organisation provides nursing care at home for children with terminal illness.


Tributes to former Weston-super-Mare MP Sir Jerry Wiggin

John Penrose added his voice to the many tributes paid to the former Conservative MP for Weston-super-Mare Sir Jerry Wiggin who died aged 78.


Local MPs carry out promise to call on Secretary of State to stop Housing Plans in North Somerset

Local MPs Liam Fox and John Penrose have confirmed that they will go through with their promise, made two weeks ago, to get Eric Pickles, Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, to call in a decision by planning inspectors to impose 21,000 extra houses to be built in North Somerset, against the democratic will of local communities.


Weston’s MP welcomes steps to promote responsible gambling

Weston’s MP John Penrose visited Ladbrokes betting shop in Weston High Street on Saturday morning at their invitation to be shown the steps Ladbrokes have taken to promote responsible gambling. John was particularly interested because it was he - as Minister - who launched the campaign to promote responsible gambling almost half a decade ago...


MP delighted with Community Spirit on display at opening of Big Worle Hub

MP delighted to see community spirit is alive and well in Weston-super-Mare with local residents working together to make the area a better place for everyone...


MPs threaten to use legal action in the battle against unwanted developers

North Somerset MPs, Liam Fox and John Penrose, are threatening to use legal action in the battle to prevent inappropriate house building around local villages...


South West Business: MP visits fast-growing firm

South West Business Magazine reports on John Penrose MP's recent visit to fast-growing recruitment firm GBRS to celebrate its three year anniversary and rapid growth.


Weston Mercury: Zombies in the House of Commons!?

‘MPs Snooze Through Debates In Zombie Parliament!’ screamed a recent headline! But is that really the case? Are MPs really sleeping? Do MPs and their assistants really have to dodge the walking dead every time they go into work? In his latest article for The Weston Mercury John explores the truth behind this bit of press mischief...


Weston Mercury: MP amongst those saluting Weston’s finest at new business awards

The Weston Mercury report on the unsung heroes, business newcomers, green intiatives and Weston promotions who all featured among the winners of an inaugural awards event designed to showcase the best the town has to offer - John was proudly in attendance to present a award.


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