The NHS is as important of an issue in Weston-super-Mare as it is in the rest of the country, which is why it was standing room only at Weston’s Blakehay Theatre last Friday for an NHS-themed hustings debate.
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.
North Somerset Business Leader Magazine have run a feature on local candidate and former businessman, John Penrose in their latest issue. In this piece John talks about how important it is that politics make life easier for businesses and how he and the Conservatives hope to continue helping businesses prosper.
The Weston Mercury report on John Penrose's contribution to a village hustings debate last week. John said protecting villages against unwanted and unsustainable housing sprawl is a major priority
John Penrose took part in a hustings event organised by the Somerset Chamber of Commerce and Weston Chamber of Trade last week. The Weston Mercury have published some answers to key questions...
In The Cheddar Valley Gazette's latest election question they ask John the question that has dominated news programmes in recent years: "Who caused the recession and how do we fix it?" John discusses the fact that the economy is already improving (following some belt tightening to fix Labour's mess!) and some recent Conservative reforms that will play an important part in ensuring it continues...
Investing in transport infrastructure in Weston-super-Mare's surrounding villages is a key issue for the area, John Penrose has said.
The Cheddar Valley Gazette asks how John would look to support businesses and people looking for work in the local area. John talks about the importance of continuing the work to make Weston more attractive to investors, cutting pesky red tape that will in turn create well-paying jobs.
The Cheddar Valley Gazette asks how John would look to support older people in our community. John speaks about how important it is to ensure our elderly are financially secure - through fair pensions and saving schemes. In addition, John reminds us how important it is to look after the more vulnerable with benefits such as the Winter Fuel Payments, free tests, free travel and TV licenses.
The Weston Mercury has run a profile piece on John who became Weston-super-Mare MP in 2005. It includes a bit of background, his achievements in Parliament and a video addressing local people.
John Penrose has welcomed news that his calls for the housing requirement for North Somerset to be reviewed have been listened to, following an announcement that the Government will intervene. This is another big step in the battle against wrong-headed planning applications in villages like Congresbury.
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