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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.

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John Penrose appears on BBC's Daily Politics to discuss Elector Registration

John appears on BBC's Daily Politics to discuss the importance of Individual Elector Registration in tackling fraud and how anybody with a pulse who is legally entitled to vote will have been tracked down, and confirmed on the electoral register by the time the switch over happens.


Weston Mercury Article: Remembrance Sunday in Weston

In this week's column for the Weston Mercury, John talks about Remembrance Sunday at Grove Park.


MP writes to Council to ask whether potential registry service change makes sense for local people

John Penrose has told The Weston Mercury that he has written to the council to ask for a detailed business case for proposals to move registry services.


Weston Mercury: Keeping An Eye On Ambulance Response Times

In this week's article for The Weston Mercury, John talks about the problems the local Ambulance Service have faced over the past few years, their journey getting back on track and the importance of ensuring that their response times continue to improve.


Weston Mercury: MP joins local business to celebrate 15 years in Weston

Weston's MP was among the guests as a town business celebrated a landmark anniversary this week...



Public Technology Network: Councils 'itching' to register voters digitally says Minister Penrose

Following John's raising of the issue in Parliament, the Government is considering digitising voter registration following a debate in the House of Commons, reports


BBC: Voter reform delay would increase risk of fraud

Delaying voter registration reforms would create a "dangerous and rather silly" risk of increased fraud, John has told BBC Radio 4's Today programme.


John Meets With GWAAC In Parliament

Weston's MP has supported the vital work of the Great Western Air Ambulance Charity at an event in Parliament this week. At the event John heard all about the charity's work, which this year has included attending 72 jobs in Weston.


LGC: Penrose says digital voting is “intriguing” and “interesting”

The Local Government Chronicle reports on John Penrose's comments that digital voting is “intriguing” and “interesting” and yet concerning at the same time. The article also covers John's speech at a Policy Exchange event where he revealed seven election registration officers across the country who will be pioneering new ideas aimed at getting even more people onto the electoral register.


John Penrose Launches Competition that will see Queen award prestigious Regius Professorships

John Penrose and Jo Johnson have launched a national competition to mark the Queen’s birthday by awarding Regius Professorships to Universities.


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