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Economist: Nothing will be censored to save ministers or officials from embarrassment - says Minister

John Penrose, the Cabinet Office minister in charge of shepherding the Chilcot Report through to publication, has reassured MPs that nothing within it would be censored to save ministers or officials from embarrassment...


BBC: John Penrose stands by 'two week' deadline for Chilcot Report

John says that security checks on the Iraq War inquiry will take two weeks to complete and will lead to the document's publication in June or July.


Taking devolution a step too far...?

John asks if proposals for handing powers back to local Councils around Bristol may be a step too far for the usually positive application of devolution. Many will remember the times of Avon, when Weston and the villages were starved of cash, overshadowed by Bristol which grabbed everything...


Politics Home: John confirms no unnecessary censoring or delays for Chilcot report

Launched in 2009, the investigation into events leading up to the Iraq war finished taking evidence in 2011 and has been beset by countless delays. John has said he wants the vetting of the report to take no longer than 2 weeks and that the vetting cannot be used to censor material which does not need to be secret.


John Penrose in a debate about the Chilcot Report

John Penrose answers questions about the Chilcot Report...


John provides details on work encouraging young people to vote...

John has been asked whether the Government is educating young people across the United Kingdom about their right to vote...


John Penrose points constituents to details of his expenses and interests

Weston's MP responds to the Bristol Evening Post with details on how to make sure your local MP doesn't have any conflict of interests or double standards...


John meets with Italian Minister to discuss reform and best practices

John Penrose has met with Maria Elena Boschi, the Italian Minister for Constitutional Reforms, in London to discuss making their respective democracies stronger.


Weston Mercury: Locals Share John's Preference For Building Up, Not Out

The Weston Mercury has asked readers where they think new homes in North Somerset should be built. The results for John's constituency show that residents agree with his national suggestions of building 'up, not out'.


Article: PM's EU Deal Recognises Our Uniqueness

The EU deal negotiated by David Cameron is a good deal which recognises Britain's unique circumstances and separates us from the drive towards a superstate.


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