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Latest News

John Attends golf day that raises thousands for new sports hall

Teams teed off at Weston-super-Mare Golf Club and raised more than £3,000 towards Westhaven School’s new sports hall.


John supports Churchill's New Science Block Application

John Penrose has supported Churchill Academy's application for planning permission to build a new two-storey block to replace its current one, which is in a ‘poor’ condition.


Weston must "recruit a heck of a lot more doctors," says John

John speaks to The Weston Mercury about Weston having become a ‘local example of a national issue’ as it struggles to keep services afloat due to a lack of GPs and expensive agency staff being a necessity to meet demand...


Donald Trump & John McDonnell Stepping Over Lines...

Did you watch the American presidential campaign TV debate this week? John discusses the hard time he is having getting to grips with Donald Trump’s abusive debating style and how John McDonnell's recent comments that people should 'lynch' a former female MP are of equally poor taste...



MP John Penrose to Visit in Support of Alabaré’s Homes Not Streets Campaign

Homeless charity Alabama were delighted to welcome John Penrose to their North Somerset Supported Housing Project...


‘Great buzz’ at Weston-super-Mare Jobs Fair

Weston-super-Mare MP John Penrose has hailed a ‘huge team effort’ with more than 1,000 jobseekers believed to have attended 2016's Weston-super-Mare Jobs Fair.


Staying Sane In Politics

"Anyone who thinks politics is a career in the conventional sense, with steady promotions until you become a director or partner, is kidding themselves..." says John in his latest article for the Weston Mercury.


Weston's MP previews his upcoming jobs fair

John, who believes that ‘even one person looking for a job is too many’ answers an array of questions from the Weston Mercury about the Weston Jobs Fair which takes place later this month...


Will Weston be affected by the shake-up of parliamentary constituencies?

The Bristol Evening Post have published an article on whether constituencies in Bristol, North Somerset and the surrounding areas will be affected by the upcoming boundary review...


Should Parliament work in September?

In his most recent article for the Weston Mercury, John considers the pros and cons of shorter Parliamentary recesses...


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