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Hello and welcome to the campaign website to re-elect John Penrose as MP for Weston-super-Mare. Please use this site to find out more about the work John has done for Weston and the villages since he was first elected as our local MP in 2005 and his pledges for the area's future if we re-elect him on May 7th 2015.

Latest News

John Penrose MP announced as patron of national charity, ManKind Initiative

Weston's MP has been announced as an honourary patron for the ManKind Initiative, which is a national charity that provides help and support for male victims of domestic abuse and domestic violence. 


Mercury Article: Nothing ever happens in August... right?

For most people, August is a welcome chance to decompress. Time with the family, spot of gardening, trips away; that sort of thing. But while most of the world is recharging its batteries, the press are tearing their hair out because, you see, nothing ever happens in August.


Job fair hopes to bring employment boost

HUNDREDS of jobs in and around Weston will be on offer at a recruitment fair later this month.


Penrose launches Weston-super-Mare Jobs Fair

The Weston-super-Mare Jobs Fair organised by MP John Penrose rolls into town on the 15th September with hundreds of local jobs available.


Bristol Evening Post: MP's call for Weston's derelict Birnbeck Pier to be revamped

John Penrose has called on developer Wahid Samady to stand aside from derelict Birnbeck Pier which has stood neglected for years.


Weston Mercury: More rail fare rises, up 42% since 2008

COMMUTERS will again be hit hard in their pockets next year with a 3.5 per cent rail fare increase in January. John Penrose MP has said that the measure will mean that train companies won’t be able to take passengers for granted any longer...


ITV News: MP asks Developer to stand down "for the good of the Pier"

Weston’s MP, John Penrose, has called on developer Wahid Samady to stand aside as the developer of Birnbeck Pier.


John Penrose MP plays part in formation of new Indian association...

CELEBRATIONS of an ancient Indian festival will take place during the launch of a new culture group to help integrate families into Weston, after John Penrose MP suggested making an official association.


Penrose urges Samady to stand aside, ‘for the good of Birnbeck Pier’

Weston’s MP, John Penrose, has called on developer Wahid Samady to stand aside as the developer of Birnbeck Pier after reports this week that Mr. Samady’s project to redevelop the Royal Pier Hotel has stalled...


Weston Mercury: Jobless down as Weston smashes national average figures

WESTON’S unemployment levels have fallen by more than a third over the past year to their lowest number in almost six years.


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