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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.

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The Telegraph: Minister says polling booth checks dealt with in Sir Eric's upcoming review

The Telegraph reports on John Penrose who has said that the issue on whether there should be extra checks at polling booths would be dealt in Sir Eric's review, which reports in the next few weeks...


Local MP Welcomes Increased Rail Usage

John Penrose has welcomed the news that usage at the three local rail stations, Weston-super-Mare, Weston Milton and Worle, rose 4% - three times faster than for the rest of country - in the past year.


ITV News: John Penrose on Birnbeck Pier

John Penrose, the MP for Weston-super-Mare, joined a number of locals outside Birnbeck Pier on the day storms caused significant new damage. ITV News teams were there to speak with John and other supporters of the old pier who spoke about its importance to Weston whilst once again urging the owners to hurry up and do something...


John Penrose Welcomes M5’s New Fuel Price Signs

John Penrose MP has welcomed news that electronic signs will compare the cost of fuel at Motorway Service Stations for motorists on the M5 from next year.


Financial Times: Ground rules set for landmark EU vote

The Financial Times reports on the EU Referendum Bill having now passed through Parliament and John Penrose's role that will be to issue two statutory instruments.


Weston Mercury: MP praises Royal Mail’s workers for ‘dedication’

Weston’s MP, John Penrose, has visited the Royal Mail team at the sorting office in Warne Road to pass on his Christmas wishes at their busiest time of year.


John addresses concerns about postal voting fraud

John has answered questions about electoral integrity and absent votes at a debate in Westminster House. John was able to give his thoughts on the prevalence of fraudulent votes and the measures (new and old) that the Government have to stop honest votes potentially being invalidated by fraudulent ones...


Weston Mercury Article: Breaking the rules of the Chamber

In this week's article for The Weston Mercury, John talks about the ‘no clapping’ rule in Parliament and how the hair-up-on-the-back-of-your-neck speech by Hilary Benn resulted in him breaking it...


John answers questions in Parliament on Voter Registration


John Penrose fields questions on how to get more people to register to vote, including a particularly hostile one from Labour Deputy Leader Tom Watson MP


Penrose welcomes Museum Award

Local MP and former Heritage Minister John Penrose is delighted by today’s news that Weston Museum will get £50,000 from the Coastal Revival Fund for new projects including quality high value touring exhibitions in its new refurbished gallery.


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