Mark Menzies with David Eva

MY WEEK IN WESTMINSTER

When I was first elected MP for Fylde, I pledged to try and help improve the South Fylde rail line. This week, I met with Network Rail and Northern Rail representatives to ask for firm plans to be put in place to increase frequency on the line. I have spoken to ministers who appear receptive to funding improvements to the South Fylde railway which has been historically neglected. At one end is Blackpool Pleasure Beach, one of the biggest tourist attractions in the UK, which needs better service,... Read more »
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Fylde MP Mark Menzies’ pledge on South Fylde rail line

Fylde MP Mark Menzies met with rail representatives this week to discuss improvements to the South Fylde line. And hopes are high that a deal can be done to significantly increase the number of services on the line, which has stations in Kirkham, Lytham, St Annes, and one of the UK's biggest tourist attractions - Blackpool Pleasure Beach. Read more »
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Fylde MP welcomes introduction of new Trade Bill for post-Brexit Britain

Fylde MP Mark Menzies has welcomed the introduction of the Trade Bill to the House of Commons, which will ensure the UK can make new trade agreements as it leaves the EU. Me Menzies said: "The Trade Bill is a vital piece of legislation which will give us the power and the framework to make the best deals we can with countries around the world. "This is about ensuring we remain outward-looking, to further boost our economy on a global scale." The Trade Bill will establish the tools the... Read more »

MY WEEK IN WESTMINSTER

In Parliament I attended a drop-in session regarding the Living Wage. Those behind the campaign, an independent movement of businesses, organisations and people who believe a fair day’s work deserves a fair day’s pay, told me Danbro in Lytham is Fylde's largest Living Wage Employer, and Crofte Goode Architects gave most members of their staff a pay rise when they accredited. A Living Wage is vital for everyone -... Read more »

Fylde MP’s praise for In Bloom team’s champion performance

Fylde MP Mark Menzies has congratulated In Bloom volunteers for a champion performance. Elswick was named Champion of Champions 2017 after judges were impressed with the standard of displays and volunteering in the Fylde village. Mr Menzies said: "My congratulations go to the In Bloom volunteers in Elswick after they scooped the Champion of Champions 2017 title. "It is no mean feat to win such an award and every single one of the 50 volunteers who helped plant bulbs, mow grass, tidy areas and more should be rightly... Read more »