Conservative Home: The conventional wisdom is wrong. Hunt’s spending plans are neither unaffordable nor irresponsible.

If you listen to the sober-sided, serious economists at the Institute for Fiscal Studies, or to the Chancellor Philip Hammond himself, you’d think the Conservative leadership election is a horrible bidding war of doolally spending promises from Jeremy Hunt and Boris Johnson. Has the party of sound money lost its…

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John Welcomes New Half-Price Railcard

Local MP John Penrose has welcomed the new railcard, launching in September, giving half-price fares for 16 and 17 year olds. John said, ‘whether it’s going to school, college, work or visiting Weston for a brilliant day out, train travel is greener, more sociable and – with this new railcard…

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Weston’s MP welcomes new tourism deal

Local MP John Penrose, a former Tourism Minister himself, today welcomed the new Tourism Sector Deal, which will benefit hundreds of local businesses in one of the most important sectors of Weston’s economy. The deal will add 10,000 new apprenticeships and mentorship schemes to improve skills, standards and careers opportunities…

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