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Latest News

John opposes proportional representation bill

After a Ten Minute Rule motion brought forward by Caroline Lucas, John spoke against Proportional Representation. He told listening MPs that the Green MP's plans "may harm our democracy rather than help it" prompting an unexpected vote...


Beach Hut designed by students ready for success

After months of planning, a beach hut - ideas of which had been previously presented and debated with John Penrose - has been opened for students studying at local schools...


John meets with Weston College students

John and Michael Gove attended an event with Weston College students who are studying A Levels Government and Politics last week to discuss work and life in Westminster...


John supports renewed call for scrutiny of rehab centres...

After spending over a decade reducing the number of rehab beds in Weston and ensuring any remaining centres were operating to the highest level, John has agreed with locals and the Council that the hard work and progress should be protected with continued close scrutiny... 


John confirms Parliament will “have a role” in triggering Article 50

The Independent covers the House of Commons urgent question on the legal process for leaving EU...


John answers questions on Brexit in Parliament

As Minister For The Constitution, John answers a number of questions about Brexit, including the legal process required to trigger a divorce from the European Union, known as Article 50.


MP joins in writing workshop

John has paid a visit to students of a local school to take part in a writing workshop...


John Comments on E-Voting

The Telegraph have asked John whether e-voting will be introduced in the near future...


John debates The Wales Bill in Parliament

John Penrose debates The Wales Bill - which will allow people to better understand what is devolved and what is not devolved - in Parliament. He also responds to some questions from Ministers and discusses methods of enrolment.


John debates automatic voter registration in Westminster Hall

John discusses automatic voter registration during a Political and Constitutional Reform Committee meeting...


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