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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

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...


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.


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