JOHN PENROSE

Sunday, December 1, 2019

Weston General Hospital’s A&E overnight closure sparked a heated debate as MP candidates discussed health at a hustings in Weston.

Thursday, August 29, 2019

North Somerset’s MP Dr Liam Fox has dismissed claims the Government is acting undemocratically by suspending Parliament for a month before Brexit.

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Tuesday, July 30, 2019

Weston’s MP has lost his ministerial role in Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s new Government.

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Sunday, March 31, 2019

A Weston group which enables its 1,400 members to learn new skills later in life has celebrated its 25th anniversary.

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Thursday, March 7, 2019

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.

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Tuesday, February 5, 2019

A large protest was held this afternoon (Tuesday) against plans to permanently close Weston General Hospital’s at night.

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Thursday, January 17, 2019

Weston-super-Mare’s business bosses and politicians have criticised Marks & Spencer’s (M&S) proposed closure of its High Street shop.

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Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Weston-super-Mare MP John Penrose backed the Government in last night’s (Tuesday) Brexit vote.

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Thursday, December 20, 2018

Weston MP John Penrose visited the town’s Royal Mail delivery office to thank its staff for their hard work over the Christmas season.

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Friday, July 28, 2017

John Penrose reclaimed his seat as Weston-super-Mare’s MP a month ago. Since then, Weston General Hospital’s A&E has been temporarily closed overnight. Reporter Sarah Robinson sat down with him to talk about what it will take to regain a 24-hour service.

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Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Weston-super-Mare’s MP is hoping to be named the chairman of an important Government treasury committee as voting gets underway today (Wednesday).

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Thursday, March 16, 2017

Weston-super-Mare’s MP will call on the Government to put a price cap on energy prices, as he warns the town’s vulnerable and elderly people are being ‘ripped off’ by the big gas and electricity companies.

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Monday, February 20, 2017

Weston-super-Mare’s MP has praised the hard work of a mental health charity which offers guidance and support to people living in North Somerset.

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Thursday, February 2, 2017

Weston-super-Mare’s MP John Penrose backed a bill to trigger Brexit last night (Wednesday).

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Tuesday, December 13, 2016

More than 800 disabled people in North Somerset want to work but are unable to find a job, but a new Government proposal hopes to make more work accessible to them.

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Thursday, December 1, 2016

Weston’s MP has called for the railway line between the town and Bristol to be electrified, after the Government announced it would delay electrifying the line between Bristol and London.

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Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Employment in North Somerset has reached a record-breaking high, with fewer than 1,235 people now claiming Jobseeker’s Allowance.

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Saturday, July 16, 2016

Weston-super-Mare’s MP John Penrose has lost his Parliamentary Secretary job as part of Prime Minister Theresa May’s reshuffle.

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Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Britain may be less rich as a result of the EU referendum result, but will be more free, according to Weston-super-Mare’s MP John Penrose.

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Monday, June 13, 2016

The governors at a Worle school have been replaced after an Ofsted inspection found it to be ‘inadequate’ – an assessment Weston MP John Penrose said was ‘about as bad as it gets’.

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Friday, March 25, 2016

Congresbury villagers have joined forces with Weston MP John Penrose to urge Government planners to determine an application to build 14 houses in green fields.

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Friday, March 18, 2016

A disabled woman from Worle who canvassed with MP John Penrose says she feels ‘physically sick’ at a Government decision to cut to disability benefits.

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Thursday, February 25, 2016

Two North Somerset MPs have declared they will have opposing views when it comes to the referendum on whether Britain should leave or stay in the European Union (EU).

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Thursday, December 10, 2015

WESTON-SUPER-MARE’S MP John Penrose has said the town is ‘fed up’ of waiting for the owner of Birnbeck Pier to carry out vital improvement works and claimed the pier could become an ‘important’ historical asset if it is saved.

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Monday, October 19, 2015

CHILDREN from one primary school just outside of Weston-super-Mare got a visit to London with Weston’s MP, John Penrose.

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Tuesday, October 6, 2015

WESTON-SUPER-MARE’S MP John Penrose visited the Great Western Air Ambulance Charity (GWAAC) to see its new helicopter.

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Wednesday, September 16, 2015

TWO Somerset MPs voted against a Right To Die Bill when the issue was debated in Parliament for the first time in 20 years.

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Wednesday, June 17, 2015

WESTON Railway Station will be brought into the 21st century, if it is awarded a ‘crucial’ £1million pot to fund much-needed improvements.

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Wednesday, February 4, 2015

PARAMEDICS have been praised for their good performance, while Weston General Hospital enjoyed its best A&E performance this winter last week.

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