John Penrose

MP, Weston-Super-Mare

Weston-Super-Mare Conservative

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How John Penrose voted
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  • Voted strongly for increasing the rate of VAT Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
  • Voted very strongly for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
  • Voted very strongly for university tuition fees Source
  • Voted very strongly for a wholly elected House of Lords Source
  • Voted very strongly for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Source
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John Penrose hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

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Conservative MP for Weston-Super-Mare

Entered House of Commons on 5 May 2005 — General election

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Topics of interest

  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Home Department
  • Health
  • Business
  • Enterprise and Regulatory Reform
  • Education and Skills
  • Members: Correspondence
  • Speed Cameras
  • National Employer Training Programme
  • Consumer Credit: Licensing
  • Departmental Finance

Currently held offices

  • Member, Selection Committee
  • The Lord Commissioner of Her Majesty's Treasury

Other offices held in the past

  • Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (7 Oct 2013 to 8 Feb 2014)
  • Member, Administration Committee (3 Dec 2012 to 28 Oct 2013)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Culture, Media and Sport) (17 May 2010 to 6 Sep 2012)
  • Member, Regulatory Reform Committee (10 Aug 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • Shadow Minister (Business Enterprise and Regulatory Reform), Business (27 Jul 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • Shadow Minister, Business (27 Jul 2009 to 27 Jul 2009)
  • Shadow Minister, Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform (4 Jun 2009 to 27 Jul 2009)
  • Shadow Minister, Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform (19 Jan 2009 to 4 Jun 2009)
  • Shadow Minister, Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform (19 Jan 2009 to 19 Jan 2009)
  • Member, Work and Pensions Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 10 Aug 2009)

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  • Has spoken in 1 debate in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 82.71% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 22 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well above average amongst MPs.
  • This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 161 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on John Penrose’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 166 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 27 Oct 2014.

5. Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
Name of donor: The Jockey Club
Address of donor: 75 High Holborn, London WC1V 6LS
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: pass & hospitality at Aintree Racecourse on 5 April 2014, at a value of £580
Date of receipt of donation: 12 March 2014
Date of acceptance of donation: 17 March 2014
Donor status: company, registration RC000287
(Registered 26 June 2014 together with hospitality received on 5 June 2014)
Name of donor: The Jockey Club
Address of donor: 75 High Holborn, London WC1V 6LS
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: dinner on 5 June 2014, at a value of £155
Date of receipt of donation: 22 May 2014
Date of acceptance of donation: 29 May 2014
Donor status: company, registration RC000287
(Registered 26 June 2014 together with hospitality received on 5 April 2014)
8. Land and Property
House in Somerset.
Part share of house in France.

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