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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.

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Weston Mercury Article: What we want for 2016 in Weston

In his regular article for The Weston Mercury, John says that with the festive season behind us it’s time to ask what we want for Weston in 2016...


Weston Mercury: MP & Trust vow to continue Birnbeck Pier mission

John and local community group - The Birnbeck Regeneration Trust - have this week renewed calls to rescue the Pier. In addition, the group battling to save Birnbeck says the damage caused during Storm Frank will not undermine its long-term rescue plans...


MP calls for combined effort to educate young people on dangers of drinking

John Penrose has responded to a 'worrying' survey that suggests young people in North Somerset are getting drunk more often than those in the rest of the country.


MP Delighted with further £50k Grant for Weston's Museum

John Penrose has welcomed a £50,000 grant that will allow allow Weston's Museum to host touring exhibitions. This new facility is a welcome addition to the revamp that the museum is currently undergoing...


Penrose renews calls for Birnbeck owners to act to save Pier after Storm Frank damage

Weston's MP John Penrose has renewed calls for Birnbeck Pier owner CNM Estates to speed up renovation plans after part of the Pier collapsed when Storm Frank hit Weston last week.


Western Daily Press: "Save old Birnbeck Pier before it's gone forever" says MP

The Western Daily Press reports on John Penrose's comments after Weston's historic Birnbeck Pier, almost 150 years old, was left with most of the north jetty just inches above the water of the Bristol Channel following the storm.


The Telegraph: Minister says polling booth checks dealt with in Sir Eric's upcoming review

The Telegraph reports on John Penrose who has said that the issue on whether there should be extra checks at polling booths would be dealt in Sir Eric's review, which reports in the next few weeks...


Local MP Welcomes Increased Rail Usage

John Penrose has welcomed the news that usage at the three local rail stations, Weston-super-Mare, Weston Milton and Worle, rose 4% - three times faster than for the rest of country - in the past year.


ITV News: John Penrose on Birnbeck Pier

John Penrose, the MP for Weston-super-Mare, joined a number of locals outside Birnbeck Pier on the day storms caused significant new damage. ITV News teams were there to speak with John and other supporters of the old pier who spoke about its importance to Weston whilst once again urging the owners to hurry up and do something...


John Penrose Welcomes M5’s New Fuel Price Signs

John Penrose MP has welcomed news that electronic signs will compare the cost of fuel at Motorway Service Stations for motorists on the M5 from next year.


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