Weston’s MP Calls for Faster Progress on Improving Local Special Educational Needs

Weston’s MP John Penrose today called for North Somerset Council and local health chiefs to move faster in fixing the troubled Special Education Needs & Disabilities service, after Ministers issued an ‘Improvement Notice’ because previously-identified problems aren’t being solved fast enough.  In 2018 a joint inspection by Ofsted and CQC the service…

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Weston MP John Penrose Calls Parliamentary Debate to Push Ministers for Levelling-Up Cash

Weston’s MP John Penrose held a debate in Parliament yesterday to push Government Ministers about the importance of North Somerset’s bids for Levelling Up Fund and Community Renewal Fund cash to support the next steps in the town’s regeneration. John was supported in the debate by Liam Fox (MP for…

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Weston’s MP welcomes Council U-Turn on school transport thanks to people power!

John Penrose, Weston’s MP, has welcomed North Somerset Council’s letter confirming a u-turn to continue providing buses for Churchill school students until at least Easter 2022 as a victory for local people-power and for Councillor Ann Harley, who has been working with John closely to represent local concerns. John took…

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