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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

Bristol Post Article: Well that didn't take long, did it....

Well that didn’t take long, did it? Those of you with longer memories might vaguely recall me saying that I was having a hard time dealing with Donald Trump’s abusive style of campaigning in the run-up to their Presidential Election, but that we’d all have to live with it if he became President...


Weston Mercury: John Penrose announces new jobs fair

People in Weston who are out of work or looking for a career change may be in luck after the town’s MP, John Penrose, announced a new jobs fair will take place later this month.


Weston Mercury: John votes in favour of triggering Article 50

Weston-super-Mare’s MP John Penrose backed a bill to trigger Brexit last night (Wednesday).


The Sun: John welcomes news Theresa May will trigger housing boom to help families

The Sun reports on the news that Theresa May will trigger a housing boom to help British families. The paper mentions that the idea, to relax height restrictions in certain areas, was suggested to the Government by John in his radical 'build-up-not-out' paper as a way to both provide affordable accommodation and revive town centres...



The Express: The SNP, Lib Dems and Labour will try and FAIL to block Brexit...

The Express write that Pro-Remain MPs will today begin their attempt to block Brexit in the House of Commons and derail the Prime Minister’s Article 50 plans... John Explains why they should, and probably will, fail...


Telegraph: John gives his thoughts on Brexit Amendments

The Telegraph has asked John for his thoughts on amendments that would delay or dilute Brexit...


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...


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