Sign up to John's Newsletter


Keep up-to-date with what John’s doing for Weston, Worle and the villages through facebook, twitter and email

Follow or Tweet Me


 

homepage4.jpg

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

Protecting Weston's soul...

In his fortnightly Mercury column, John talks about why he opposes the Cribbs Causeway plans...

 

John Penrose & Caroline Flint ask for Energy Debate

John Penrose and Caroline Flint ask for a debate in Parliament on Energy Bills. Around 16 million people pay too much for their energy and the MPs feel that a cross party debate is the only way to stop loyal customers being ripped off...

 

Village action group supports Penrose housing proposal

The Weston Mercury reports on a village action group who have welcomed John's ideas for the Government and local Council to seek the benefits of building up rather than out into their villages...

 

Telegraph: Phillip Hammond's Budget needs to invest for tomorrow, not just live for today

In an article for The Telegraph John discusses the need for Phillip Hammond's budget to be forward thinking, which would be seen as a break from convention as most economists agree that Britain is worse at long-term planning than almost everybody else...

 

The Times: John and other MPs turn up heat as energy firms raise prices

The Times writes that John and more than 50 other MPs have demanded “immediate action” to stop households being ripped off by energy companies after Eon raised its prices...

 

‘Brilliant’ Weston-super-Mare Jobs Fair ‘better than ever’ – Penrose

Weston-super-Mare MP John Penrose has hailed his ‘brilliant’ spring jobs fair as a success.

 

Bristol Post: Plans to double size of The Mall, Cribbs Causeway, held up as Government calls public inquiry...

The Bristol Post reports on the Minister calling in plans to double the size of The Mall at Cribbs Causeway following John's letter...

 

Cribbs Expansion Plans ‘Called In’ By Secretary of State After Weston’s MP Raises Concerns

Secretary of State Sajid Javid MP has called in plans to extend Cribbs Causeway, following a letter from Weston’s MP John Penrose arguing it could damage Weston's regeneration by taking away around 8.3% of trade (£39 million) by 2021 and making the town’s "rebirth harder to achieve"...

 

John puts forwards ideas to disarm 'Generational Time Bomb'

In a speech in Westminster, John makes the argument that we shouldn't be spending on things purely to enhance our lifestyle if the money is coming from borrowing that our children and grandchildren must pay back... Rather we should be more forward-thinking with investments and look at ways to end the pay as you go pension system...

 

John on Daily Politics discussing the boundary changes

BBC's Daily Politics asks John and Stephen Kinnock whether the boundary changes will make elections more or less fair...

 


Page 2 of 79
break
break
break