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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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Video: John Intervenes in the UK Nationals Imprisoned Abroad Debate

John Penrose has intervened in a debate about Andy Tsege and other UK nationals imprisoned abroad to ask whether Yemeni authorities committed crimes against Mr Tsege by allowing his rendition from the airport in Yemem...


Mercury Article: Can 2017 be a bit more normal please?

In his article for the Weston Mercury, John talks about the need to pull together in 2017 and put the difficult 2016 - that divided regions (Hinkley/Heathrow), nations (Brexit) and the world (Trump) - behind us...


Video: John's Speech opening Sovereign Wealth Fund Debate

John says that Brexit creates a unique opportunity for the Britain to consider it's future in the world... He puts forward his idea of a Sovereign Wealth Fund to make Britain's economy the strongest in the G20.


John Celebrates Major Scanner Appeal Milestone with League of Friends

A major milestone has been reached in an appeal to buy a new digital scanner for Weston General Hospital, putting the campaign on track to raise the required £400,000.


Tougher policing to limit drug crime in Weston-super-Mare?

Weston's MP John Penrose has welcomed the promise that there will be a higher focus on drug crime in Weston. This news comes just months after John wrote to the Police and Crime Commissioner asking for exactly that...


Video: John asks whether Tidal Lagoons will benefit UK consumers in the long-term

Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon will be the world’s first tidal lagoon power plant. During a debate in Westminster Hall, John asks whether encouraging the growth of this technology will benefit the consumer in the long-term - surely the ultimate aim...


Article 50 must be decided by the Supreme Court – not a baying social media mob

John writes for The Daily Telegraph about the Supreme Court case on Article 50, judicial power-grabs and baying online mobs


Congresbury is ‘blazing a trail’ with new £2m village hall plan

A new multi-million pound village hall has received the go-ahead and the trust behind the project has been praised by the area’s MP...


Congresbury Referendum Success....

Congresbury have held their very own referendum lately and over 70% of locals who voted went with 'yes', they would like a brand new village hall...


We shouldn't let ticket touts milk loyal fans...

In his article for The Bristol Evening Post, John discusses the completely unfair ticket touts who are using bots to buy up tickets for sell out events...


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