Politicians have never had a great reputation. In most polls of occupations you’d like your children to enter, they rank somewhere between bankers, journalists and smallpox. And if you look at old-time newspaper caricatures, it’s been that way for centuries. But most MPs I meet, from every political party, do…Read More
With speculation about a General Election mounting, John is asked by the BBC whether the Queen's Speech is a waste of time...
John Penrose, MP for Weston-Super-Mare has today visited local business Bradfords Building Supplies for a tour of their site and to meet staff. Bradfords Building Supplies are a historic success story, as the oldest known merchant at 248 years old, founded in 1770. In what began as a quarrying business,…Read More
Housing, whether it’s rent or mortgage payments, is probably the biggest single monthly bill that most of us face. And, because we haven’t built enough new hoses for decades, no matter who’s in government, the costs have been getting steeper and steeper. We only add 1 or 2 per cent…Read More