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Most recent annotations on things by John Penrose

  • bryan mcgrath: Let me get this right. The banking system collapsed, the taxpayer had to pick up the bill. Government "bad", it should had regulated more, or, at least, enforced the regulation that was in... (18 March 2009)
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  • bryan mcgrath: Well Mr. Penrose is alive and well. I never see him making a contribution on Work and Pensions (he is on the committee), so the fact he can turn up at this debate is progress. I'm afraid I... (27 February 2009)
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  • ROY SMITH: I hope you will back the governments efforts' on this matter. The compaines who are due payments in the 14 days, should then send in a bill every week with the highest interest rates they can!!... (8 February 2009)
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  • bryan mcgrath: I think the solution is better traffic management, however, a multi-directional section between WSM and Bristol, I have my doubts. My suggestion, try traffic-light control on ALL exits/entry... (20 September 2008)
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  • bryan mcgrath: Well, well Mr. Penrose reality starts to dawn. You won the seat, at least in part, by promising to tackle the problems with morning rush to junction 21. What was your "hook line" in the 2005... (23 April 2008)
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  • MJ R: This one's about J21 (St Georges) congestion, but same difference. It looks a bit like points-scoring against the previous LibDem leadership of his local council. I don't expect the... (23 January 2008)
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  • bryan mcgrath: Mr. Penrose, who appears to attend the house less and less, chooses to address an issue that helped him win the seat in 2005, i.e. congestion at J22 of the M5. That together with congestion in... (23 January 2008)
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  • Danny Rizo: To be even more explicit, even if a jobseeker speaks with a very heavy foreign accent but he states that he is a British citizen of Romanian descent,(or Nigerian descent etc) and he doesn't have... (17 January 2008)
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  • Jan Murray: I am concerned that we are lurching into a two tier NHS. NOT the 'have's' v the 'have not's' but from the 'know's' and 'know not's'. Many people with conditions such as the wet macular... (20 April 2007)
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  • bryan mcgrath: This is the best comment I have seen from Mr. Penrose during this session of Parliament. I hope it is a sign of thing to come. Short, pithy, pointed, much better than endless questions about... (23 February 2007)
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  • bryan mcgrath: A meaningless intervention whilst hi fellow tory is speaking. Penrose has been very quite of late, I can understand why if this is the best he can do. (8 December 2006)
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  • bryan mcgrath: you tell 'em Joyce Glasser. I agree with you, Her Majesty's Government, and in particular Mr Alan Johnson, are governed by the contents of the 'Six O'Clock News'. Over 50's like us rarely make... (25 November 2006)
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  • Joyce Glasser: John Penrose MP is right to raise concerns about the inadequate funding for training and education for older people. Most people over 50 need to be reskilled in order to re enter the job market,... (25 November 2006)
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  • bryan mcgrath: Jack Straw asked, in a sort of reply, 'I hope that he has explained to his constituents what he and his party would introduce in place of council tax.' I am unaware of any suggest for a... (17 June 2006)
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  • bryan mcgrath: Efficient Weston General?, (that is Weston General not Western General as JP referred to it in a written question last year). Cheap and Cheerful yes, efficient no, has he ever been treated there? (27 April 2006)
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  • bryan mcgrath: Well JP comes to the attention of the Nation, well at least Simon Carr in the independent parliamentary sketch column. 'A new Conservative MP said' One of my farmers...' You might think that's... (22 April 2006)
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  • bryan mcgrath: I agree that 'the few' high income stayers benefit most from final salary schemes. It has always been the case that the leavers paid for the stayers. I remember being shocked at the first... (1 February 2006)
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  • bryan mcgrath: I am afraid this seems a bit pointless, i noticed the house empty as the gang of three presented their petitions. Still I'm sure it will be in the tory house magazine a.k.a The Weston Mercury (10 November 2005)
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  • bryan mcgrath: This is rapidly becoming a Penrose Appreciaion Society Yes yet another Labour Tax. I agree the interval between payments is interesting. The home address will change, on average, every seven... (20 October 2005)
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  • Carole Bressington: To my growing alarm and amazement I find that once again I can echo JP's sentiments. This is yet another stealth tax and I wonder how long before a popular uprising does to this Bill what was... (19 October 2005)
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  • Carole Bressington: I find to my surprise and delight that I agree entirely with Mr Penrose. Good going! (29 June 2005)
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  • bryan mcgrath: Couldn't agree with Mr. Penrose more, a first time for everything (29 June 2005)
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