John responds to an Urgent Question asked by Shadow Leader of the House of Commons, Chris Bryant, on the cuts to taxpayer funding of political parties ('Short Money' and 'Policy Development Grant') to match reductions in all other areas of Government spending.
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.
Weston’s MP John Penrose has welcomed planned reforms to Council Funding, and the announcement of £2 million extra Government cash for North Somerset this week.
John spends some time with the hosts of Panjab Radio discussing his role as Minister and how important it is that people register to vote..
As Minister of the Constitution, John fields questions from Members of Parliament relating to the date of the EU Referendum and listens to opinions on which dates should be avoided.
Award-winning journalist Henry Hill reports on the news that 800,000 voters have 'dropped-off' the register. He points out that the figures could very well suggest that Individual Registration is working to ensure 'real' people are on the register and coupled with the upcoming registration drives should prove to be a very good thing for democracy.
Huffington Post: Labour think those dropping off electoral register are students. Couldn't they be ghosts?
The Huffington Post reports on the news that 800,000 people have 'dropped off' the electoral register. They comment that this could, in fact, be seen as a success when considering the Government's aim of reducing as many as 1.9million 'ghost entries' and the potential for fraud that came with them.
Within you find the letter that was sent from John Penrose to Bristol University about their planning application to build 150 houses on Pudding Pie Lane and its implications. John urges, on behalf of local residents, that the University withdraw their application before it is too late.
John Penrose MP for Churchill and Langford has written to Bristol University on behalf of local residents to urge them to withdraw its’ planning application to build 150 houses on Pudding Pie Lane.
Standard: Minister Penrose urges Council to ensure maximum number of possible voters reached with Big Ben Stunt
John Penrose and has stepped into the row over Westminster council blocking a move to get young people to register to vote in elections.
John Penrose answers questions in Parliament that relate to means of encouraging young people to vote.
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