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John Joins 100s For Opening Of New Purplex HQ

More than 100 VIPs – including members of parliament, local officials, leading business people and clients, recently attended the official opening of the new Purplex HQ...


Mercury Article: The stigma of mental illness...

In an article for the Weston Mercury, John Penrose writes about the stigma of mental illness and how change is coming, thank goodness...


Mercury interview John about local employment

The Weston Mercury has interviewed John about his Jobs Fair and how it can help local people seeking employment or a career change...


MP John Penrose praises hard work of mental health charity

Weston-super-Mare’s MP has praised the hard work of a mental health charity which offers guidance and support to people living in North Somerset.


Telegraph: Energy bills cap to protect loyal customers

John has supported proposals that would cap energy prices at 6 per cent above the cheapest deals as a way to protect loyal customers and those who don't want to face the hassle of switching...


Mercury: Businesses ‘delighted’ to be at Weston-super-Mare MP’s jobs fair

Excitement is building ahead of Weston Jobs Fair later this month, with employers on the hunt for talented people who are looking for work.


John cuts ribbon with Andrew Scott to launch new Ascot building

John has helped cut the ribbon of the new Ascot Group offices that promise to 'put Weston on the map as a serious place to do business' with over £1,000,000 investment and 100 new jobs for local people...


House Building Association responds to John Penrose MP's article on PoliticsHome.

The Home Building Association responds positively to John's 'Build Up Not Out' on Politics Home. They agree that relaxing restrictions on buildings’ height limits would benefit urban areas and be a good way of identifying new space for homes.


John speaks with Guardian's Anushka Asthana about Brexit

John speaks with The Guardian's Political Editor, Anushka Asthana, about why, despite being a former 'Remainer', he is determined to ensure the country gets the best possible Brexit...


John hosts a debate on affordable housing ideas...

John makes a speech in his debate on creating more affordable housing by building up not out...


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