‘Look after our elderly!’ – John Penrose joins calls to SCRAP loophole depriving OAPs of energy discount

Labour, Tory and SNP MPs have joined forces to call on No 10 to axe a loophole which allows energy suppliers with fewer than 250,000 customers to escape paying the ‘Warm Home Discount’. THERESA May has been urged by five powerful Commons Committee chairs to scrap rules depriving pensioners of…

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John tells The Sun: “We must get tougher on oligarchs, kleptocrats & organised criminals”

RUSSIAN oligarchs are flooding London with “dirty money” – and ministers are failing to stop them, a new report warns today. A powerful Commons committee said it was “business as usual” for wealthy Russians despite Vladimir Putin’s increasing global meddling. As much as £100billion of Russian cash has poured in…

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Housing masterplan should involve ‘building up not creating garden villages’

A housing masterplan should have been ‘bolder’ by recommending multi-storey housing blocks for places like Weston-super-Mare instead of creating new ‘garden villages’, according to MP John Penrose. Mr Penrose, MP for Weston and the surrounding villages, was responding to a consultation for the West of England’s Joint Spatial Plan (JSP)…

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