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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

Weston Mercury: John Penrose visits Freemason's 'shed the stigma' Open Day

John Penrose visited the Freemason's 'Shed The Stigma' Open Day at King Alfred lodge to hear about the organisation's charitable contributions.


Mercury Article: 'Banksy's on the phone, Boss!'

In an article for The Weston Mercury, John asks readers to put themselves in the shoes of the Council employee who got a call one morning a few months back from someone claiming to be the notorious 'Banksy'...


New Gym for Felix House opened by John Penrose MP

A resident at Felix House has created a unique exercise facility - a gym housed in a shed - and John Penrose was invited down to open it up for residents.


Mercury Article: I've always had a soft spot for Sir Eric...

In his most recent article for The Weston Mercury John tells readers about why he has always had a soft spot for Eric Pickles and how his most recent role serving the Government means he'll get to work with him a bit more...


Invest In North Somerset: MP impressed with local company's high-tech methods of producing traditional goods

John visits Thatchers Cider Farm who are working with Ribena - not just a drink that is part of everyone’s childhood, but a global business with sales all round the world!


John Penrose praises importance of blackcurrants to local economy

Weston’s MP John Penrose visited Thatchers Cider in Sandford on Friday to learn more about this year’s blackcurrant harvest and its importance to the local economy, as well as hearing from the fourth generation cider maker about plans for this year’s apple harvest.


John Celebrates News That Individual Electoral Registration hits major milestone

John Penrose has celebrated news that 10 million voter registrations have been made through the new Individual Electoral Registration System with 77% of them being made online...


Birnbeck Regeneration Trust thank John and welcome him as a Supporter

The Birnbeck Regeneration Trust has thanked John Penrose for his support of the regeneration of Birnbeck Pier and named him as a supporter of the Pier.


Eric Pickles commends acceleration of introduction of individual registration

In an article for The Telegraph, Anti-Corruption Champion Eric Pickles speaks about the importance of John Penrose's announcement that the process of Individual Voter Registration would be sped up to stamping out Voter Fraud.


John welcomes news Sir Eric Pickles is to investigate Voter Fraud

John has welcomed the news that Sir Eric Pickles, the Government’s Anti-Corruption Champion, is to review electoral fraud and make recommendations.


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