Have you ever thought about what you would do if you won £1 million? Buy a fancy car, a plush house or maybe book the holiday of a lifetime? But what if the whole community was to win that million? What would we do with it? Well, we have, so lets take a look...
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.
John Penrose took a trip to Bath a few weeks ago where, as the Former Tourism Minister and MP of a town that has seen a significant rise in visitors this year, representatives of the city’s tourism industry were keen to meet with him to discuss its success and future plans.
The Great Western Air Ambulance Charity has thanked local MPs (including John Penrose) for the part they played in securing a £1 million grant from the LIBOR fund to secure the future of the life-saving service. it was announced in this year’s Budget, Chancellor George Osborne.
Weston's MP responds to findings that one in three crimes reported to the police went unrecorded. John stresses the importance of all crimes being recorded properly so that we can tell whether we are truly winning the war on crime...
John Penrose MP has welcomed over Twitter the news that six of seven surgeries in Weston, Worle & the Villages have received the best possible score in the new Care Quality Commission surgery rating...
John joins BBC Radio's Geoff Twentyman to talk about family life as an MP, what it is like to win and lose an election, the coming 2015 General Election and why he got into Politics in the first place.
In an article for The Bristol Evening Post, John expands on his opinion that Avon isn't the right answer for us in terms of funding. He explains that: 'it's not that we don't like Bristol... It's just that, when we were part of Avon, Bristol always seemed to get the lion's share of everything while the rest of us were left with the crumbs.
You know those startling moments when something you sort-of-knew in theory suddenly leaps off the page when you see it for real? John writes about how this happened to him when he accepted an invite from Weston's Hep C team who now have access to Hep C treatments that can cure the nasty disease entirely.
MP urges Weston's locals to make themselves heard on proposals to modernise & move Town Centre Post Office
Following a letter from The Post Office informing Weston's MP that there are plans to modernise and relocate the town centre Post Office branch, John Penrose has sent a message over social media urging constituents to make their voice and thoughts heard...
Older residents, and less well-off local families, are doing best in Weston’s economic recovery according to figures just released by Barclays Bank.
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