In this week's article for The Weston Mercury John talks about why we've been seeing Eric Pickles as a Greek God around Weston over the past few weeks....
John writes a fortnightly column for The Weston & Somerset Mercury as Weston-Super-Mare's MP and also provides articles for numerous local and national publications too. Copies of these articles are below, including those he wrote when he was Shadow Business Minister.
In this week's article for The Weston Mercury, John discusses the sad fact that many are facing expensive energy heating bills this winter as utility companies continue to put up their prices.
In his fortnightly column for the Weston Mercury John discusses why a Government reshuffle is a bit like Christmas... You know it’s coming; everyone gets very excited; but you can never be quite sure what you’re going to get!
There you go. Just when everyone thought the Trop was doomed, it was saved at the 11th hour by… a Government Minister. And if you have trouble picturing the ample form of Eric Pickles as a white knight in shining armour, trust me, you aren’t alone. But at least it shows that politicians will, just occasionally, listen to public opinion.
In an article for the Bristol Evening Post, John asks what happens when money and politics mix, and how we can stop people with deep pockets buying influence and votes.
In this week's article for The Weston Mercury, John asks what you think about Syria. Should we intervene, or is it none of our business?
In this week's article for The Weston Mercury, John discusses the rising costs of bringing up a child and why making childcare more affordable is one of the Government's key priorities...
Some like it hot! Not just holiday makers, beach lovers and ice cream sellers, but bees too. They are having a ball right now, and it’s nice to see them back on form after so many were wiped out during the spectacularly awful weather we had until now.
Most of us feel ripped off by our energy suppliers (and by our water firms, our banks and our phone companies too, for that matter). Prices are rising, household budgets are being stretched and, worse still, we feel powerless to fix the problem. In his latest article, John Penrose MP discusses how changes in legislation could put power back in the hands of consumers.
Bristol Evening Post: John writes about Spending Review's approveal of his ideas to greater protect our Historical Landmarks
In an article for The Bristol Evening Post, John writes a about how, within this month's Spending Review small print, his ideas to ensure historical landmarks such as Stonehenge are forever preserved, were officially approved.
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