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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

Big-name employers in town for MP's Jobs Fair

More than 1,000 job-seekers are expected to attend John’s Weston-super-Mare Jobs Fair next month, which offers people the opportunity to meet local and national companies and improve their employment prospects...


Weston 2016: a town with an increasingly impressive skill base...

In his most recent article for the Weston Mercury, John talks about Weston's continual movement towards being known as a town with an impressive skill base...


John Attends 30-Year Lords Reunion

John attended a 30-year reunion of the team that played at Lords in the final of the National Club Championship. The event was hosted by Weston's very own Cricket Club.


Scanner campaign reaches ‘incredible’ £70k donations

An appeal John launched with Weston Hospital's League of Friends for new digital scanning equipment at Weston Hospital has hit the £70,000 mark after just four months...


NS Times: MP concerned over financially-troubled CCG plan

The North Somerset Times has reported on John Penrose's warning that the CCG should be careful to ensure a method of combined leadership that will strengthen local health services as opposed to merging areas into a single trust that will cause further problems...


Article: Vindicated!

In this article, John discusses how conspiracy theorists - certain of some kind of 'giant anti-democratic conspiracy - were silenced by the findings of the Independent Electoral Commission whose investigation into recent changes in voter registration concluded that the UK's register is now far more accurate and no less complete.


John returns to the back benches

Weston-super-Mare’s MP John Penrose has returned to the back benches following Prime Minister Theresa May’s reshuffle.


Weston MP reacts to North Somerset CCG announcement

John reacts to today’s announcement that North Somerset CCG is being put into Special Measures by the NHS...


Video: John argues against changes to Britain's voting system

In opposition to proposals to change Britain's voting system, John tells MPs that it would be very dangerous set a precedent where referendums - even if they ask a slightly different version of the original question - could be re-run. MPs listening agreed with John and denied the bill.


Conservative Home: What will happen to MPs after the Boundary Review?

John and his team release details on how they will manage to reduce the number of Parliamentary constituencies by 50 - so that seats are more equal - without hurting the MPs who have been democratically selected.


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