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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

MP encourages Weston to give opinion on new Post Office

John has been in close contact with Royal Mail in Weston-super-Mare to ensure that a new Post Office is brought back to the town centre as quickly as possible. After news that the relocation in Regent Street would no longer be possible, the company has quickly announced a consultation that should see a new Post Office on Alexandra Parade very soon!


Weston’s MP praises good ambulance performance during winter pressures on A&E services

Weston’s MP John Penrose has declared himself delighted by new local ambulance performance figures showing ambulance crews have hit their emergency call target in the last few weeks, even though the rest of the NHS has been under huge extra pressure across the country during the winter...


Weston Mercury: MP and Council support calls to "Save Birnbeck Pier"

John Penrose, North Somerset Council and local Conservatives have been quick to voice their support of the "The Let’s Save Birnbeck Pier" group.


MP applauds Winscombe Community event which raised £2,000 for Weston Hospicecare

Reports are in for a community event that John Penrose attended over Christmas - it turns out that Winscombe Community Choir's festive event brought in over £2,000 for Weston Hospice.


Mercury Article: The Beasts of Westminster...

People often describe politics as a ‘dog-eat-dog’ kind of world and, leaving aside the fact that it’s a rather gratuitous insult to man’s best friend, I’m not sure it’s really true anyway. But there’s at least one area of Parliament where the dogs are, literally, in charge...


MP joins PM in Congratulating Weston's Veteran Life-Saver, Richard Spindler

A veteran life-saver has been handed a prestigious award by the Prime Minister to mark his lifelong commitment to the RNLI.


Mercury Article: So how are those New Year resolutions going?

So, how are those New Year resolutions going? Are you toiling away at the gym and turning down those extra chocolates in a determined attempt to make amends for Christmas? Me neither. But there are still some pretty important things I want to achieve in 2015....


Penrose welcomes housing investment bid for Weston Town Centre

Weston’s MP, John Penrose has welcomed today’s announcement that two local brownfield sites (Weston Town Centre and Weston Links) have made the final shortlist of Government Housing Zones...


John Penrose invited to see how Weston-Super-Mare is leading the way in the fight to eliminate Hepatitis C

John Penrose was invited to see the success of our local hepatitis C community-based treatment centre and support service in Weston-Super-Mare, which has exceeded all expectations during its first year of operation...



CQC Chief Inspector of Hospitals asks people to tell him about the care provided by Weston Area NHS Trust

John Penrose MP has urged local residents to make their thoughts about the care provided by Weston Area NHS Trust known to England's Chief Inspector of Hospitals...


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