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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.

Latest News

Telegraph: MPs should respect the referendum result and stop offering false choices...

In an article published by the Daily Telegraph, John is quoted saying that 'More people voted for Brexit than for anything in British democratic history, ever' and explains that a second referendum is a 'false choice'.


John on Daily Politics, discussing Brexit & Triggering Article 50

John appears on Daily Politics to discuss Britain's exit from the EU. The lively panel also features Alistair Carmichael, Lib Dem MP, and Baroness Smith, Shadow Leader of the House of Lords.


Daily Mail: Now let's get on with it!

The Daily Mail reports on John and other MPs who have urged Theresa May to table an immediate Bill so they can vote on starting talks on quitting the EU as soon as next week.


The Telegraph: Government threatens to create 'sunset' peers if House of Lords thwarts Brexit Bill

John tells The Telegraph that Lords or MPs thinking about standing in the way of Brexit are putting themselves into an unthinkable confrontation with the British people...


The Telegraph: Labour and the Lords will meddle and delay – but few will really dare to block Article 50

In an article for The Daily Telegraph, John writes about the unnecessary delays that Labour and the Lords could cause to Article 50, but how - as democrats at heart - very few would dare block it...


Bristol Post: Supreme Court rules MPs must vote on leaving the EU - but how does that affect locals?

The Bristol Post features John's reaction to the news that the Supreme Court has ruled MPs must get a final say on whether Britain leaves the European Union...


Brexit Central: Ministers should fast track legislation to deliver an Article 50 Act within days

Last June the people gave their verdict in a vote that attracted the highest turnout for a quarter of a century. More people voted for Brexit than for anything in British democratic history, ever.


Daily Express: Theresa May must take action 'IMMEDIATELY' if judges uphold Brexit challenge

John and other MPs tell the Daily Express that they expect PM Theresa May to take action 'IMMEDIATELY' if judges uphold Brexit challenge...


Daily Mail: May is braced for tomorrow's Supreme Court ruling

The Daily Mail asks John for his thoughts on tomorrow's Supreme Court ruling and what it could mean should the Government lose its case...


Conservative Home: Why post-Brexit Britain will need a sovereign wealth fund

In an article for Conservative Home, John talks about how Brexit creates a crucial moment for Britain; an inflexion point where we have an opportunity to ask ourselves fundamental questions for the first time in many years...


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