Telegraph Comment: Theresa May’s energy price cap has failed to end rip-offs, warns senior MP

Theresa May’s energy price cap has failed to tackle the problem of electricity rip-offs because she introduced the “wrong kind” of limit, according to the ex minister who led the Tory campaign for action.  John Penrose said Mrs May’s cap on the cost of electricity and gas had left the problem…

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The Mercury: Decision to withdraw from the JSP was the right call, says John

Revised plans to build thousands of homes across North Somerset need ‘big improvements’, according to Weston’s MP. John Penrose said he believed North Somerset Council’s decision to withdraw from the Joint Spatial Plan (JSP) and draw up its own approach instead was the right call. The authority’s move comes after…

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The House: John Penrose says, “Invite the Overseas Territories to join the UK post-Brexit”

The Tories are in a commanding position to address the many outstanding issues that have accumulated over the past few years. From boundary reforms to a bold offer to the Overseas Territories, former minister John Penrose has plenty of ideas for how his party can make the most of its…

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The Telegraph: John Penrose calls for boundary changes to ensure “Everyone’s vote worth the same”

Two former Conservative chairmen, an ex constitution minister, and Sir Graham Brady, the head of the 1922 committee of backbenchers, are among senior party figures calling on the Prime Minister to change the “deeply-flawed” parliamentary constituency boundaries “as fast as possible”. … The reforms were proposed under a process that…

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