‘What’s the right level of National Debt?’ Big Tent Ideas Talk 2017

John Penrose speaking at the Big Tent Ideas Festival (often called Tory Glastonbury), which encourages innovative social, political and economical discussion. John sets the scene by discussing the real level of national debt, before warning of the dangers faced by the next generation should this figure continue to rise. John…

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Independent: John feels announced plans to scrap STVs are simply a “cosmetic renaming of rip-off default tariffs”

British Gas’ parent company Centrica plans to abolish its most common form of tariff – the standard variable tariff – to see off price caps threatened by the Government. SVTs have come under fire for being a costly alternative if customers do not opt for a specific fixed-term deal. On…

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Weston Mercury: Energy price cap bill signals end of ‘rip-off’ electricity prices

An end to ‘rip-off’ energy bills could become law, following a campaign by Weston-super-Mare’s MP John Penrose. He has been campaigning for the Government to put a cap on energy prices, as people who have not switched supplier are often paying far more than they would be as a new…

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