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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.

Latest News

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...


Podcast: Why Doesn't the UK Have Its Own Sovereign Wealth Fund?

John joins Shanker Singham and Philip Booth to discuss his idea for the UK's own Sovereign Wealth Fund to strengthen the economy and give more resiliency.


MP Appeals For Electric Railway Link To Bristol

The Mercury reports on Weston's MP having called for the railway line between the town and Bristol to be electrified after the Government announced it would delay electrifying the line between Bristol and London.


MP Visits Thriving Social Enterprise

The Weston Mercury reports on John's recent visited to Weston’s fast-growing social enterprise IN2GEAR to hear about the work they are doing to raise money for local people with disabilities...


John welcomes Autumn Statement's £1m grant to local Air Ambulance Charity

John Penrose MP has warmly welcomed the news that the Great Western Air Ambulance Charity (GWAAC) has received a £1 million grant from the Libor funds announced in the Autumn Statement.


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