Mark’s Column

MY WEEK IN WESTMINSTER

Fylde has once again been in the national and international spotlight this week due to two major tourism events in St Annes and Lytham. The St Annes Kite Festival has gone from strength-to-strength in recent years and the sight of hundreds of colourful creations flying above the sands is always breathtaking. And it seems the [...]

MY WEEK IN WESTMINSTER

This week there has been a good deal of focus on the future of trade, when Britain leaves the European Union. If we are to make Brexit a success then we need to ensure, not only that we have an effective strategy for leaving the EU, but that we simultaneously look to improve our share [...]

MY WEEK IN WESTMINSTER

By the time this article appears in the Lytham St Annes Express, Great Britain should have a new Prime Minister. I have supported Theresa May throughout the leadership contest as I believe she has the requisite experience, dedication and determination to lead our Government and our country. Following the result of the recent referendum, we [...]

MY WEEK IN WESTMINSTER

This week has been extremely busy in Parliament with campaigning for the Conservative Party leadership contest well underway. I have spent the week carefully considering the merits of each candidate as it is obviously vital not to make a rushed decision on something as important as choosing the next leader of our country. Indeed, in [...]

MY WEEK IN WESTMINSTER

This week Parliament has been given a clear instruction by the British people that we must work to take this country out of the European Union. There is no question in my mind that this is the most seismic event in post-war British politics and all of us must now rise to the challenge that [...]