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Hello and welcome to the campaign website to re-elect John Penrose as MP for Weston-super-Mare. Please use this site to find out more about the work John has done for Weston since he was first elected as your local MP in 2005 and his pledges for the town's future if you re-elect him on May 7th 2015.

Latest News

Penrose welcomes highly encouraging employment news

John at the Weston Jobs FairIn the same week as his highly-successful Jobs Fair drew praise from local jobseekers and employers alike, MP John Penrose welcomed news that unemployment has fallen to just 2.4% in Weston and the surrounding villages...


Congresbury Viewpoint: MP attends village meeting to listen to views on possible housing development

John Penrose joins over 200 residents at a Congresbury Village meeting to listen to opinions on the Barratt proposal to build 80 houses below Silver Street.


Weston Mercury: 91% Agree With MP's Birnbeck Call

The Weston Mercury reports on new ideas from locals inspired by John Penrose MP's call for Mr Samady to surrender his claim to Birnbeck Pier. They also comment that a poll revealed that 91% of Mercury readers supported John's call.



Weston Mercury: Public toilets receive grand opening

Weston's MP was invited along to the official opening of the recently refurbished village toilets in Winscombe this weekend – and they have already been labelled as ‘superb’ by visitors.


Last Minute Rush of Local Firms Signing Up to Weston Jobs Fair

There has been a huge rise in the number of local firms signing up for next week’s Weston-super-Mare Jobs Fair, hoping to hire new staff.


John Penrose MP announced as patron of national charity, ManKind Initiative

Weston's MP has been announced as an honourary patron for the ManKind Initiative, which is a national charity that provides help and support for male victims of domestic abuse and domestic violence. 


Mercury Article: Nothing ever happens in August... right?

For most people, August is a welcome chance to decompress. Time with the family, spot of gardening, trips away; that sort of thing. But while most of the world is recharging its batteries, the press are tearing their hair out because, you see, nothing ever happens in August.


Job fair hopes to bring employment boost

HUNDREDS of jobs in and around Weston will be on offer at a recruitment fair later this month.


Penrose launches Weston-super-Mare Jobs Fair

The Weston-super-Mare Jobs Fair organised by MP John Penrose rolls into town on the 15th September with hundreds of local jobs available.


Bristol Evening Post: MP's call for Weston's derelict Birnbeck Pier to be revamped

John Penrose has called on developer Wahid Samady to stand aside from derelict Birnbeck Pier which has stood neglected for years.


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