In a new paper published with the Social Market Foundation (SMF), John has called on the government to launch a UK sovereign wealth fund to correct the “long-term and structurally-ingrained weaknesses” of the UK economy, such as low saving rates, a low investment rate and failure to build infrastructure...
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John Penrose, Weston’s MP, is celebrating victory in his long-running campaign for fairer local health funding.
The Bristol Post covers John's comments on news that three quarters of a million pounds will be spent by the Government on ridding the M5 of traffic jams around Weston-super-Mare.
A dedicated fundraiser who has been working for a Weston-super-Mare charity for 50 years has been recognised for her commitment.
Weston’s economy has been growing at a heck of a rate over the last few years, but this does mean we’re starting to feel the pinch in our local infrastructure. In this week's article for the Weston Mercury, John declares it's about time for Junction 21a...
Year 13 Design students from Churchill Academy & Sixth Form kicked off their final coursework by meeting John Penrose MP to discuss designs for lights that incorporate imagery to celebrate Sir Winston Churchill, and Churchill Academy’s 60th birthday in 2017...
Weston's MP John Penrose has welcomed this week's Government announcement of £750,000 to improve Junction 21 of the M5. It is the final chapter of a 10 year campaign to cut tailbacks and delays for local residents and businesses.
Having provided the answers for doing so in his 'build up, not out' article for a national paper, John asked the Housing Minister for reassurance that people living in Weston and the villages would get more affordable housing without losing their precious greenfields...
John makes a speech on how delaying the boundary review would corrode trust in our democracy even further... In his view, no single vote should weigh more than another.
In an article for Politics Home, John discusses means of securing better standards of living, higher productivity, and an economy that works for everyone in a post-Brexit Britain...
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