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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 pleased with hospital’s NHS ruling

KILLING any fears over privatisation of Weston General Hospital is good news for the town, according to its MP....


Penrose welcomes increase in front line police

Weston's MP John Penrose has hailed figures released today showing a substantial planned increase in the number of Police Officers and Support Officers on Weston's streets....


NHS only Merger Partners selected for Weston Hospital

In a move which will secure Weston Hospital’s long term future local health chiefs will today announce an NHS only shortlist of potential merger partners which will contain the names of nearby NHS Hospitals such as Taunton, Yeovil, or Bath. Weston's MP responds...


College's Apprenticeship success ‘excellent’ says MP

John Penrose has praised initiatives led by Weston College that have seen the number of apprenticeships available to young people in Weston and North Somerset grow rapidly.


Weston Mercury: MP Praises Police as crime falls by a quarter

Weston's MP has praised police following the news that 3,500 fewer crimes happened in North Somerset last year than three years previously.


Bristol Evening Post: Euro elections could learn from Eurovision

In his article for The Bristol Evening Post, John discusses how the two competitions - Eurovision and the European Election - are more similar than you'd think... 


John Penrose meets local campaigners in Parliament to discuss cancer strategy

Weston MP, John Penrose, met with Simon and Gail Nancholas in Parliament last week at an event organised by Macmillan, the cancer charity, to talk about their experience and discuss their concerns around cancer care.


Weston Station wins cash for improving disabled access

IMPROVEMENTS to Weston railway station are imminent after it was granted funding by the Government.


Penrose welcomes drop in local crime figures

Weston’s MP John Penrose has welcomed new figures showing that crime in North Somerset has fallen by more than a quarter (26%) since 2010, from 13,032 in 2010 to 9,679 in 2013.


Weston Mercury: MP's thoughts on the relocation of Weston's Police Station

John’s commitment that Weston police station would not close is borne out with an announcement that the police are moving to better premises within Weston.


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