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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 and the villages since he was first elected as our local MP in 2005 and his pledges for the area's future if we re-elect him on May 7th 2015.

Latest News

Cheddar Valley Gazette to John: "How do we keep the lights on?"

The Cheddar Valley Gazette has been in touch to ask John's views on energy policies going in to the next election. John speaks about how important it is to ensure consumers are getting a fair deal and become less dependant on other countries for our energy supplies.


John Penrose joins residents action group to demonstrate their opposition to yet another development scheme

Saturday morning shoppers at Congresbury’s precinct were met by members of the village residents action group, Councillors and John Penrose, demonstrating their opposition to yet another development scheme.


Wells Journal to John: "What single thing would most improve people’s lives over the next five years?"

The Wells Journal have been running a regular feature where they ask local Parliamentary Candidates questions that are important to voters. In his answer to the question in the title, Jon talks about the importance of protecting local infrastructure and our beautiful views.


John Penrose takes petition for fairer funding formula to Downing Street

This week, Weston MP John Penrose took signed petitions from the Weston Mercury’s campaign for a fairer funding formula to Downing Street.


Weston Mercury: Government Cash for Next Stage of Weston's Rebirth

WESTON has officially been named as a ‘housing zone’, paving the way for town centre regeneration – John Penrose and Conservative councillors have welcomed the funding and support that will allow a revamp of poor quality brownfield sites as opposed to tearing into green fields or impacting village infrastructure as we have seen elsewhere.


Weston Mercury: Further tribute to ‘gent’ Sir Jerry

The Weston Mercury reports on the heartfelt tributes to long-serving former Weston MP Sir Jerry Wiggin, who died aged 78, offered by the town’s politicians. The town's current MP, John Penrose, shares an important piece of advice and a refreshing perspective that Sir Jerry offered him.


John Penrose nominates Thatchers Cider in 'Exported By Britain'

John Penrose has put forwards Thatchers Cider as his nomination for Exported by Britain, an initiative that looks to challenge the dominant myth that the UK no longer exports to the rest of the world.


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.

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