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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

Wired Magazine: New Voter Registration Hugely Successful

Wired Magazine have provided quotes from the Electoral Commission and John Penrose following the news that one of the biggest changes to electoral registration in almost 100 years has been successful.


European Union Bill Committee Debate Video: Resources & Funding

As Minister for Constitutional Reform, John is heavily involved in the organisation of the EU Referendum. In Day 1 of the European Union Bill Debate John has provided his thoughts on who should be entitled to vote, the length of time the campaign should run for, whether funding should be limited and how/if resources can be kept equal for both sides.


John Penrose - Scotland Bill Committee Debate Video

John's first debate in the House of Commons as Minister sees him involved in committee discussions on the significant electoral powers that are going to be transferred to the Scottish Parliament and Scottish Government.


MP Welcomes news of Bleadon Post Office Renovations

Just a few weeks after Weston-super-Mare's Town Centre Post Office reopened and gained positive feedback from local people, the Post Office's Area Manager, David Gold, has confirmed plans to spruce up Bleadon's Post Office too.


Weston's MP supports Station bid

Weston’s MP, John Penrose has written to the Department of Transport in support of the bid to improve Weston’s train station. The bid would mean nearly £1 million of investment and improvements to be completed by December next year.


Crime Down, but 'still more to do' says MP

Statistics show that crime in Weston, Worle and the villages has fallen by over a quarter during the course of the last few years. Weston's MP has welcomed this news, praising the restructuring of the Police force and the hard work of local police teams, but added that there's still more to do and called for renewed focus on unsolved crimes.


Weston Mercury: "Weston needs Birnbeck progress" says MP

WESTON’S MP John Penrose has urged the owner of Birnbeck Pier, Wahid Samady, to ‘get on and do something’ or risk the crumbling heritage site being lost forever.


Just Congresbury Magazine: MP “won’t let up pressure” on the housing plans for North Somerset

Just Congresbury reports on John's support of Congresbury Residents Action Group (CRAG).


John Speaks At Launch of Muslim Aid's Ramadan Campaign

John Penrose has joined other prominent MPs and Minsters in supporting Muslim Aid and celebrating the launch of its 2015 Ramadan campaign. John delivered a key note speech at the Terrace Pavilion in the Commons as part of the event that showcased the difference Muslim Aid has made to the lives of people facing poverty, conflict and natural disaster across the world.


Mercury Article: A Busy Few Weeks!

As you can imagine, it has been quite a busy few weeks for MPs up and down the country and John is no exception! In his first article for the Mercury since being re-elected, John thanks everybody for their support locally, talks about the surprise result nationally, and explains how his new job following the Government Reshuffle will help him to deliver on his election pledges.


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