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John reacts to confirmation AONB will remain untouched

Weston MP John Penrose has responded to the confirmation that the Mendip Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty will be safe from pylons.


John speaks in debate on reform of the House of Lords

John Penrose speaks in Parliament and concludes that the challenge of reform is not to agree that change is needed but to reach a "large consensus" about what that change should be. He says that when consensus does not exist "the forces of inertia have a tendency to win".


Weston Bucks National Trend

Official figures released by the Financial Ombudsman last week show the number of people needing their help in Weston and the villages was down by almost a third on last year, even though the national figures are rising...



Penrose visits Employer of the Year

Weston-super-Mare's MP John Penrose visited local business Abatec Recruitment on Friday, following their award from the 2015 Business Leader Awards for 'Employer of the Year'.


The Telegraph: My mission to get Britons abroad registered to vote

John Penrose, Minister For The Constitution, has urged expats to play their part in the democratic process at home...


Weston Mercury Article: What we want for 2016 in Weston

In his regular article for The Weston Mercury, John says that with the festive season behind us it’s time to ask what we want for Weston in 2016...


Weston Mercury: MP & Trust vow to continue Birnbeck Pier mission

John and local community group - The Birnbeck Regeneration Trust - have this week renewed calls to rescue the Pier. In addition, the group battling to save Birnbeck says the damage caused during Storm Frank will not undermine its long-term rescue plans...


MP calls for combined effort to educate young people on dangers of drinking

John Penrose has responded to a 'worrying' survey that suggests young people in North Somerset are getting drunk more often than those in the rest of the country.


MP Delighted with further £50k Grant for Weston's Museum

John Penrose has welcomed a £50,000 grant that will allow allow Weston's Museum to host touring exhibitions. This new facility is a welcome addition to the revamp that the museum is currently undergoing...


Penrose renews calls for Birnbeck owners to act to save Pier after Storm Frank damage

Weston's MP John Penrose has renewed calls for Birnbeck Pier owner CNM Estates to speed up renovation plans after part of the Pier collapsed when Storm Frank hit Weston last week.


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