In this week's article for the Weston Mercury, John discusses his role in Parliament's second recall in two years - making sure everyone could get back to Parliament for the crucial vote about Syria...
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.
In an article for The Bristol Evening Post, John talks about the Scots vote that will see them stay in the UK. Three centuries of heritage were saved, a phenomenal intellectual and artistic culture will still flourish, and one of the most successful economic unions survived to trade another day...
Weston’s MP John Penrose says he’s delighted by new figures showing that Weston-super-Mare and the rest of North Somerset attracted more than 8 million visitors in 2013, an increase of 16% over 2012...
The Bristol Post reports on the news that John Penrose MP's calls for movement on Birnbeck Pier have resulted in a number of positive developments. Not only has Mr Samady said he will stand aside should a more viable alternative be put forward, but he has also hired a team of advisers to review his own business plans.
In this fortnight's Weston Mercury column, John talks about the latest figures that show local unemployment has almost halved since May 2012...
Weston's MP, John Penrose, has perhaps his longest interview to date with new culture and lifestyle magazine, The Weston Luminare.
In the same week as his highly-successful Jobs Fair drew praise from local jobseekers and employers alike, MP John Penrose welcomed news that unemployment has fallen to just 2.4% in Weston and the surrounding villages...
Congresbury Viewpoint: MP attends village meeting to listen to views on possible housing development
John Penrose joins over 200 residents at a Congresbury Village meeting to listen to opinions on the Barratt proposal to build 80 houses below Silver Street.
The Weston Mercury reports on new ideas from locals inspired by John Penrose MP's call for Mr Samady to surrender his claim to Birnbeck Pier. They also comment that a poll revealed that 91% of Mercury readers supported John's call.
Weston's MP was invited along to the official opening of the recently refurbished village toilets in Winscombe this weekend – and they have already been labelled as ‘superb’ by visitors.
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