Weston-super-Mare’s MP says he ‘couldn’t be happier’ about the Government’s plans to overhaul school funding following years of campaigning for local schools to get a better deal.
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John has congratulated Weston College for meeting its target of 100 apprenticeship pledges in just a quarter of the time they had expected!
In the first of what will become a regular column by John for The Cheddar Valley Gazette, he tackles the most controversial topic plaguing Langford and Churchill at the moment - housing.
MP John Penrose has given his full support to a high-flying North Somerset school that is hoping to replace a ‘dilapidated’ 1950s building with a state-of-the-art science and technology block...
John Penrose is asked by the Scottish National Party whether the Trade Union Bill applies in Scotland as well as the rest of the UK.
In this article for the Bristol Evening Post, John Penrose talks about the coming months that will feature a number of important political votes and makes a gentle plea the, whichever side you support, you cast your vote and make your voice heard.
Webroots Democracy, who are campaigning for online voting in UK elections, have published an article with their thoughts about John Penrose's reply to their open letter about what they feel is a potential to improve voter turnout...
John Penrose gives his thoughts on Christopher Chope MP's Overseas Voting Bill that would abolish the ’15-year-rule’ and could allow expats and soldiers overseas to vote via the Internet.
As Minister for Constitutional Reform, John has responded to the news that England will see the number of MPs in England reduced further than previously expected when the electoral map is redrawn for the 2020 general election.
John answers further questions about why the Government feels it necessary to reduce taxpayer funding of political parties. He says that should the cost of politics not be reduced, the public will rightly ask why politicians can’t deliver reasonable savings and do their bit like everyone else.
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