John Penrose’s voting in Parliament
John Penrose is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.
However, John Penrose sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:
John Penrose generally voted for a wholly elected House of Lords, while most Conservative MPs generally voted against. Show votes
John Penrose generally voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords, while most Conservative MPs generally voted against. Show votes
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Last updated: 29 Jun 2017
Will the Minister reassure us all that, regardless of which of those routes and attendant end points for the A303 are eventually chosen, utmost priority will be given to completing that work as fast as possible? My hon. Friend the Member for Wells (James Heappey) cannot contribute to this debate—he is the Minister’s Parliamentary Private Secretary—but I know that he and my...
May I reassure the Minister that there are those of us who do rather enjoy working with Highways England? It is certainly being helpful on the question of junction 21 of the M5 and junction 21A in my constituency. I can vouch for his point of view.
To build on my right hon. Friend’s most recent answer, some 17 million families are being ripped off by expensive standard variable tariff deals. Ofgem’s proposals will deal with at most 3 million of them, leaving 14 million still being preyed on by the big six energy firms. Does my right hon. Friend agree that Ofgem’s proposals will be viewed as a great betrayal of those 14...
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Conservative MP for Weston-Super-Mare
Entered the House of Commons on 5 May 2005 — General election
Topics of interest
John Penrose campaigned to remain in the European Union
- Innovation and Skills
- Home Department
- Enterprise and Regulatory Reform
- Education and Skills
- Members: Correspondence
- Speed Cameras
- National Employer Training Programme
- Consumer Credit: Licensing
- Departmental Finance
Other offices held in the past
- The Parliamentary Secretary, Cabinet Office (8 May 2015 to 17 Jul 2016)
- Member, Committee of Selection (17 Jul 2014 to 30 Mar 2015)
- Government Whip (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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Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 31 Jul 2017.
2. (a) Support linked to an MP
but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Jill Lawrie
Address of donor: private
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £8,000 towards my general election
Donor status: individual
(Registered 27 June 2017
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK
Name of donor: Merlin Entertainments
Address of donor: 3 Market Close, Poole BH15 1NQ
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: hospitality and rugby pass for England v Scotland at Twickenham (Calcutta Cup
), value £828
Date received: 11 March 2017
Date accepted: 11 March 2017
Donor status: company, registration 03663168
(Registered 28 March 2017)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: The British Council
Address of donor: Via San Sebastianello 16, 00187 Roma, Italy
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): hotels, meals and travel with a value of £347
Destination of visit: Siena, Italy
Dates of visit: 15-17 September 2016
Purpose of visit: To attend the Pontignano Conference and share Anglo-Italian
perspectives on current affairs.
(Registered 10 October 2016
Name of donor: Falcon and Associates FZ
Address of donor: PO
Box 214432, Dubai, UAE
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights, accommodation and hospitality with a value of £5,190.14
Destination of visit: Dubai
Dates of visit: 24-26 March 2017
Purpose of visit: Attended the Racing World Cup as a former Racing Minister
(Department for Culture, Media & Sport).
(Registered 05 April 2017
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
House in Somerset: (i).
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