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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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Penrose welcomes Museum Award

Local MP and former Heritage Minister John Penrose is delighted by today’s news that Weston Museum will get £50,000 from the Coastal Revival Fund for new projects including quality high value touring exhibitions in its new refurbished gallery.


John delivers festive cheer to postal workers at Royal Mail's Weston-super-Mare Delivery Office

John has visited Royal Mail’s Weston-super-Mare Delivery Office to pass on Christmas wishes and encouragement to postmen and women at their busiest time of year.


Telegraph: Pointless argument about voting reform is getting old...

Patrick Kidd of The Telegraph writes a fun Political Sketch that features John Penrose as Alexander Armstrong...


Video: Should 16 year olds vote in the EU Referendum?

John Penrose leads a debate prior to the vote on whether 16 year olds should vote in the EU Referendum...


Weston Mercury: MP urges owner to save Birnbeck

WESTON-SUPER-MARE’S MP John Penrose has said the town is ‘fed up’ of waiting for the owner of Birnbeck Pier to carry out vital improvement works and claimed the pier could become an ‘important’ historical asset if it is saved.


Daily Mail: Keep your snouts out! MPs see off the Lords

Quentin Letts of The Daily Mail writes a light-hearted report on how the Government easily saw off an attempt by Lords to impose voting at 16 on the EU referendum. He also takes a few moments to admire John's 'skill' in the House...


The Guardian: Recap on debate prior to vote for 16-year-olds voting in the EU referendum

The Guardian reports on why the government was opposed to letting 16 and 17-year-old vote in the EU referendum. John explains that Even if the government is in favour of lowering the voting age, this would be the wrong way to do it.


John Penrose on why 16 year olds won't be able to vote in the EU referendum

John Penrose explains why it was right for MPs to reject a move to lower the voting age to 16 for the forthcoming in-or-out referendum on Britain’s EU membership...


Weston Mercury: Families remember those lost to addiction

A service to remember people who have died due to drug or alcohol addiction has been held in Weston-super-Mare.


Mehvash Ahmad reviews John Penrose's Parliament Week Event

Mehvash Ahmad, a UK Youth Facilitator, summarises the Parliament Week 2015 event hosted by John Penrose for Youth Ambassadors for democracy.


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