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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

ITV News: MP confirms Flood Prevention Scheme for Congresbury Yeo

An article from ITV reporting the news that John Penrose has confirmed the Congresbury Yeo Tidal Banks scheme has been approved for construction in 2014/15.


Weston MP John Penrose welcomes new tidal banks scheme for Congresbury Yeo

As the Government announced a new strategy to deal with flooding in a Commons Statement today, Weston’s MP John Penrose confirmed that the Congresbury Yeo Tidal Banks scheme has been approved for construction in 2014/15.


Weston MP John Penrose quizzes police chief on restructure plans

As Avon & Somerset Police revealed major changes to staff numbers and structures last week, Weston’s MP John Penrose quizzed local police chief Alex Cohen about the impact on the town’s fight against crime.


Success For MP's New Jobs Club

The new WSM Jobs Club's first session last Friday was a huge success, with over 20 Westonians dropping in to get help with their job search. Some were looking for a new job following redundancy, some had been out of work for a long while, while others were looking for advice on how to manage a career change.


Weston Mercury: MP Responds to Crime Statistics

MP, John Penrose responds to the news that almost two-thirds of crimes committed in North Somerset remain unsolved.


Penrose Praises "Outstanding" College

The Town's MP has praised Weston College for having made it into the top five highest achieving colleges in the UK after being judged as "outstanding" by Ofsted inspectors.


Weston Mercury Article: Prime Minister’s Questions is Political Marmite...

Prime Minister’s Questions is political Marmite. For some people it’s a no-holds-barred exercise in holding the Government to account; putting a metaphorical gun to the PM’s head; democracy at its best. But others think it’s a rather silly and childish affair; a Punch and Judy show that’s comical at best and shameful at worst...


Former Tourism Minister, John Penrose: “Can You Rival London?”

In recent years, London has established itself as a finely tuned marketing machine – but with many local hoteliers forced to compete with the capital, has “Brand London” become too efficient? John Penrose shares his thoughts in The Hotel Industry Magazine...


Penrose launches new Jobs Club

Weston's MP, John Penrose, is setting up a new, free Jobs Club. More information on the club, including details on how to join can be found by clicking on 'read more'...


MP Visits Local Business, Rowan Dartinton

John Penrose MP recently visited Rowan Dartington’s office in Weston High Street to see what the long-established company is doing for local people and congratulate one of their employees, John Scott, on his 30 year's of service.


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