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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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John Makes Good On His "English Votes For English Laws" Election Pledge

One of John's Election Pledges to his electorate "English votes for English laws" has been approved by the House of Commons. The new legislation gives English and Welsh MPs a fairer say over laws that affect only their constituencies and are on matters which have been devolved.


Weston Mercury: Conservative Party Conference Shook Up By Hard Left...

In his fortnightly column for the Weston Mercury, John talks about his few days at the Conservative Party Conference and how the hard left's attempt to take over the Labour Party shock things up a bit...


John Penrose Praises 'Grand Pier Half Marathon' Event and its Entrants

With many sponsors, charities and authorities supporting the Grand Pier Half Marathon it is sure to be a fun fuelled day for all the family and Weston's MP has been quick to offer his support to the organisers and those taking part.


Wales Online: It now takes less time registering to vote than boiling an egg

Wales Online have reported on a debate between John Penrose, Minister For The Constitution, and Nick Smith, Labour MP, about Individual Voter Registration.


John Penrose: "Government is determined to restore the democratic rights of all British expat voters"

The fourfold increase in overseas voter registration between the 2010 and 2015 elections was welcome but not nearly enough said Constitutional Affairs Minister, John Penrose.


Weston Mercury: MP urges voters to register after electoral system changes

The Weston Mercury reports on Weston's MP who has been trying to make sure that as many people as possible sign up to the new electoral system that will ensure every registered voter is alive, not fraudulent or a 'ghost in the machine'.


Weston Mercury: Parliament Visit With Penrose

Children from St Martin's Primary School in Worle were taken on a trip to London and given the chance to speak with Weston's MP and the Minister For The Constitution, John Penrose, on democracy in the UK.


The Independent: The Importance of Individual Voter Registration

John has provided a quote to The Independent about the importance of Individual Voter Registration and told the national newspaper that his office will run a vigorous and energetic voter registration campaign.


Children & Young People Now Magazine Praise Discover Democracy

Children & Young People Now Magazine has praised the Discover Democracy Awards that were launched by John Penrose and the Cabinet Office in partnership with the Department of Education & British Youth Council to showcase the work of secondary schools and colleges that encourage pupils to engage in the democratic process.


Conservation Bulletin: Heritage challenges in the modern world

In an article for Conservation Bulletin (written before the election, but published in October 2015), John puts on his former Heritage Minister hat and offers possible solutions to two problems that will be sat waiting in the in-tray of Historic England's new Chief Exec.


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