John Penrose

Conservative MP for Weston-Super-Mare

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About your Member of Parliament

Your MP (John Penrose) represents you, and all of the people who live in Weston-Super-Mare, at the UK Parliament in Westminster.

MPs split their time between Parliament and their constituency. In Parliament, they debate and vote on new laws, review existing laws, and question the Government. In the constituency, their focus is on supporting local people and championing local issues. They have a small staff team who help with casework, maintain their diaries, and monitor their inbox.

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Conservative MP for Weston-Super-Mare

Entered the House of Commons on 5 May 2005 — General election

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John Penrose campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Department of Health and Social Care
  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Home Office
  • Treasury
  • Home Department
  • Members: Correspondence
  • Finance: Education
  • Nigeria: Christianity
  • Speed Cameras
  • National Employer Training Programme

Other offices held in the past

  • The Minister of State, Northern Ireland Office (16 Nov 2018 to 26 Jul 2019)
  • The Parliamentary Secretary, Cabinet Office ( 8 May 2015 to 17 Jul 2016)
  • Member, Committee of Selection (17 Jul 2014 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • The Lord Commissioner of HM Treasury ( 8 Feb 2014 to 17 Jul 2016)
  • 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 (29 Jun 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • Shadow Minister (Business, Innovation and Skills) (19 Jan 2009 to 27 Jul 2009)
  • Member, Work and Pensions Committee (12 Jul 2005 to 29 Jun 2009)

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Last updated: 18 Mar 2024.

8. Miscellaneous
From 14 December 2015, Member of Priory Multi-Academy Trust, Western Super Mare. (Registered 07 January 2016)
From 4 October 2019, Chairman of Conservative Policy Forum, the Conservative Party’s in-house think tank. This is an unpaid role. (Registered 15 September 2023)
From 15 February 2023, Chair of the Commission on Carbon Competitiveness (CCC). This is an unpaid role. (Registered 19 September 2023)

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