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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

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...


The Guardian: A Sovereign Wealth Fund for the UK?

In a Guardian article, John's idea for a Sovereign Wealth Fund - something that should have been done many years ago, according to the paper - is discussed at length...



Mercury Article: What projects should we look for in Weston during 2017?

In his article for the Weston Mercury, John speaks about what might be in store for Weston during 2017...


Bristol Post: £1.4 billion Stonehenge tunnel will cut traffic M5 queues, says John

John has welcomed the Government's confirmed backing for a tunnel running past Stonehenge, saying it could ease traffic on the Bristol section of the M5 as a result.


Lords must look before they leap into blocking Brexit

In an article for The Times, John discusses what could happen if Parliament has to pass an act to trigger article 50...


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