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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

Bristol Post: It's taken 10 years to perfect Junction 21, but Westonians have won.

The Bristol Post covers John's comments on news that three quarters of a million pounds will be spent by the Government on ridding the M5 of traffic jams around Weston-super-Mare.


John Presents Award for 50 years of Volunteer Service

A dedicated fundraiser who has been working for a Weston-super-Mare charity for 50 years has been recognised for her commitment.


Time to get cracking on Junction 21a...

Weston’s economy has been growing at a heck of a rate over the last few years, but this does mean we’re starting to feel the pinch in our local infrastructure. In this week's article for the Weston Mercury, John declares it's about time for Junction 21a...


Students work with John Penrose MP to deliver imaginative lighting project

Year 13 Design students from Churchill Academy & Sixth Form kicked off their final coursework by meeting John Penrose MP to discuss designs for lights that incorporate imagery to celebrate Sir Winston Churchill, and Churchill Academy’s 60th birthday in 2017...


MP Welcomes Junction 21 Improvements

Weston's MP John Penrose has welcomed this week's Government announcement of £750,000 to improve Junction 21 of the M5. It is the final chapter of a 10 year campaign to cut tailbacks and delays for local residents and businesses.


John seeks reassurance Government prioritising building up, not out in Weston & the Villages

Having provided the answers for doing so in his 'build up, not out' article for a national paper, John asked the Housing Minister for reassurance that people living in Weston and the villages would get more affordable housing without losing their precious greenfields...


John Penrose MP comments on proposals that would further delay the boundary review

John makes a speech on how delaying the boundary review would corrode trust in our democracy even further... In his view, no single vote should weigh more than another.


John lays out the opportunities for the UK following Brexit...

In an article for Politics Home, John discusses means of securing better standards of living, higher productivity, and an economy that works for everyone in a post-Brexit Britain...


John pours a pint in Parliament for life-saving air ambulance

The Weston Mercury report on John having arranged for Cheeky Chopper beer, which is brewed to support Great Western Air Ambulance Charity (GWAAC), to be sold in the Houses of Parliament.


John asks Boris Johnson whether Putin or Assad will face justice...

John Penrose asks Boris Johnson whether Putin or Assad will be charged, arrested or prosecuted for the Syrian hospitals and aid convoys that have been deliberately targeted and bombed...


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