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Hello and welcome to the campaign website to re-elect John Penrose as MP for Weston-super-Mare. Please use this site to find out more about the work John has done for Weston and the villages since he was first elected as our local MP in 2005 and his pledges for the area's future if we re-elect him on May 7th 2015.

Latest News

MP applauds Winscombe Community event which raised £2,000 for Weston Hospicecare

Reports are in for a community event that John Penrose attended over Christmas - it turns out that Winscombe Community Choir's festive event brought in over £2,000 for Weston Hospice.


Mercury Article: The Beasts of Westminster...

People often describe politics as a ‘dog-eat-dog’ kind of world and, leaving aside the fact that it’s a rather gratuitous insult to man’s best friend, I’m not sure it’s really true anyway. But there’s at least one area of Parliament where the dogs are, literally, in charge...


MP joins PM in Congratulating Weston's Veteran Life-Saver, Richard Spindler

A veteran life-saver has been handed a prestigious award by the Prime Minister to mark his lifelong commitment to the RNLI.


Mercury Article: So how are those New Year resolutions going?

So, how are those New Year resolutions going? Are you toiling away at the gym and turning down those extra chocolates in a determined attempt to make amends for Christmas? Me neither. But there are still some pretty important things I want to achieve in 2015....


Penrose welcomes housing investment bid for Weston Town Centre

Weston’s MP, John Penrose has welcomed today’s announcement that two local brownfield sites (Weston Town Centre and Weston Links) have made the final shortlist of Government Housing Zones...


John Penrose invited to see how Weston-Super-Mare is leading the way in the fight to eliminate Hepatitis C

John Penrose was invited to see the success of our local hepatitis C community-based treatment centre and support service in Weston-Super-Mare, which has exceeded all expectations during its first year of operation...



CQC Chief Inspector of Hospitals asks people to tell him about the care provided by Weston Area NHS Trust

John Penrose MP has urged local residents to make their thoughts about the care provided by Weston Area NHS Trust known to England's Chief Inspector of Hospitals...


Weston Mercury: New Post Office set for the town centre

A YEAR on from the closure of the Post Office in Weston’s Boulevard a new store has been confirmed, providing a ‘vital lifeline’ for the town...


Mercury Article: What would you do with £1 million?

Have you ever thought about what you would do if you won £1 million? Buy a fancy car, a plush house or maybe book the holiday of a lifetime? But what if the whole community was to win that million? What would we do with it? Well, we have, so lets take a look...


John visits bath to provide advice on a long-term vision for Tourism in Bath

John Penrose took a trip to Bath a few weeks ago where, as the Former Tourism Minister and MP of a town that has seen a significant rise in visitors this year, representatives of the city’s tourism industry were keen to meet with him to discuss its success and future plans.


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