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Hello and welcome to the campaign website to re-elect John Penrose as MP for Weston-super-Mare. Please use this site to find out more about the work John has done for Weston since he was first elected as your local MP in 2005 and his pledges for the town's future if you re-elect him on May 7th 2015.

Latest News

Weston Mercury: More rail fare rises, up 42% since 2008

COMMUTERS will again be hit hard in their pockets next year with a 3.5 per cent rail fare increase in January. John Penrose MP has said that the measure will mean that train companies won’t be able to take passengers for granted any longer...


ITV News: MP asks Developer to stand down "for the good of the Pier"

Weston’s MP, John Penrose, has called on developer Wahid Samady to stand aside as the developer of Birnbeck Pier.


John Penrose MP plays part in formation of new Indian association...

CELEBRATIONS of an ancient Indian festival will take place during the launch of a new culture group to help integrate families into Weston, after John Penrose MP suggested making an official association.


Penrose urges Samady to stand aside, ‘for the good of Birnbeck Pier’

Weston’s MP, John Penrose, has called on developer Wahid Samady to stand aside as the developer of Birnbeck Pier after reports this week that Mr. Samady’s project to redevelop the Royal Pier Hotel has stalled...


Weston Mercury: Jobless down as Weston smashes national average figures

WESTON’S unemployment levels have fallen by more than a third over the past year to their lowest number in almost six years.


MP attends Rock 4 Charity Concert to present certificate

This Spring, 800 guests were entertained on Weston-Super-Mare’s Grand Pier at a rock concert organised by Darren Sims (aka ‘Daz’). Weston's MP was in attendance to offer his personal congratulations and present a certificate on behalf of Variety as a thank you for his seven years of fundraising.


Uphill Views: Businesses putting in overtime as visitors flock to town!

It’s August, it’s the holidays, and our local tourism firms are working flat out to cope with all the visitors flocking to sample the delights of our beach and newly-improved promenade.


MP grabs a slice of the action at Sainsbury’s

SHOPPERS at Sainsbury’s in Worle were surprised as John Penrose went behind the food counter, helping to prepare pizzas and serve customers.


Weston Mercury: MP John praises army against killer illness

WESTON’S MP visited the ‘strong army’ that is fighting to reduce the threat posed by one of the nation’s biggest killer illnesses.


Weston’s economy beats the Southwest on job creation

Weston’s MP John Penrose has welcomed figures released yesterday showing that the town’s unemployment rate has dipped below 3% this summer, its lowest level for at least 4 years.


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