Weston Mercury: John Penrose comments on local transport plans; including Junction 21A and Banwell Bypass

Weston MP John Penrose has criticised a masterplan which will create a ‘new town’ in North Somerset, demanding the proposals focus on tackling the district’s congestion woes instead. The MP has told of ‘important concerns’ he has with the Joint Local Transport Plan (JLTP), created by councils in the West…

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The Telegraph: Brexit delay ‘an elephant trap that we can’t escape’, senior ministers warn

Article originally published in The Telegraph on 24/02/2019. It was written by Edward Malnick, Sunday Political Editor. Delaying Britain’s departure from the EU is an “elephant trap” that could kill off Brexit altogether, senior ministers warned on Saturday night. Writing in The Sunday Telegraph, John Penrose, the Northern Ireland minister,…

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The Telegraph: Taking no deal off the table could torpedo Brexit completely

No-one wants a World Trade Organisation ‘no-deal’ Brexit, right? So why not rule it out now, once and for all. Wouldn’t that be safer, and let everyone calm down? Well no, not really. Taking the option off the table wouldn’t just massively weaken the Prime Minister’s negotiating position. It could…

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