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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

Former Heritage Minister welcomes MPs’ vote for Bill aimed at tackling metal theft

John supports the Scrap Metal Dealers Bill, just approved by MPs, which targets metal thieves who’ve been vandalising Church Roofs and War Memorials in Weston and the villages, as well as many other parts of Britain too.


National Grid Victory!

In this week's column for The Weston Mercury, John discusses Weston's Pylon Victory.


Weston MP welcomes boost for local Post Office branches

Local MP John Penrose has welcomed this week’s announcement that Post Office Ltd have won the DVLA contract for tax discs and vehicle licences, which will boost local Post Office branches’ business and ensure their long-term future.


The Independent: MP Celebrates alongside environmental campaigners after Mendips spared electricity pylons

The Independent reports as John Penrose MP celebrates the news that the Mendip Hills have been spared from a massive line of electricity pylons.


John Penrose on BBC News Following Pylon Route Announcement

John Penrose MP appears on BBC News alongside other local MPs following National Grid's Pylon Route Announcement.


ITV NEWS: Weston MP celebrates Pylon victory

ITV News reports on Weston-Super-Mare's MP John Penrose who is celebrating today, after National Grid announced they will not put huge pylons, each the size of Nelson's Column, through the Mendip Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) in his constituency.


Weston MP offers cautious welcome to hospital’s merger plans

Weston's MP John Penrose responds to The Weston Area Health Trust's announcement that they plan to merge Weston’s hospital with another organisation to become an NHS Foundation Trust.


Weston MP looks forward to bathing water improvement

MP John Penrose says that he is disappointed by the news that the quality of bathing water around Uphill Slipway didn’t meet European standards during the summer months, but looks forward to improvements when the new water treatment plant starts working next spring.


Mercury Article: The Human Poppy

In this week's column for The Weston Mercury, John Penrose MP talks about the rather creative idea that Weston's Royal British Legion had: forming a giant human poppy.


MP Congratulates Archaeologists

John Penrose issues congratulations to the archaeologists who uncovered a major set of Roman remains in Banwell, a discovery being called North Somerset's most important find in over a century.


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