Fylde

Theresa May and Mark Menzies

Menzies backs jobs in Fylde – Labour threatens them

A Conservative government will continue fighting to keep defence and nuclear jobs in Fylde – unlike the manifesto pledges from Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour Party Mark Menzies, conservative candidate for Fylde who has served the area as MP for the past seven years, said: “BAE Systems and Westinghouse remain our largest employers, and I have been [...]

Holocaust survivor Arek Hersh MBE with Fylde MP Mark Menzies

Fylde MP’s tribute to Holocaust survivor

Fylde MP Mark Menzies said the horrors of the Holocaust must never be forgotten, after hearing survivor Arek Hersh MBE speak to his constituents. Mr Hersh was taken to his first concentration camp at the age of 11 – and lost 81 members of his family under Hitler’s brutal Nazi regime. Mr Hersh told St [...]

Hundreds of Fylde jobs protected with Turkish fighter jet agreement

MP Mark Menzies has welcomed an agreement with Turkey that will help protect hundreds of jobs in Fylde. Prime Minister Theresa May signed the deal, with Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım, in Ankara ahead of a planned contract with a value in excess of £100m. Mr Menzies said: “I was delighted Theresa May signed a Heads of [...]

Holocaust memorial book

Fylde MP signs Holocaust Educational Trust’s Book of Commitment.

Fylde MP Mark Menzies signed the Holocaust Educational Trust’s Book of Commitment. He signed the book in Parliament, pledging his commitment to Holocaust Memorial Day and honouring those who were murdered during the Holocaust as well as paying tribute to the extraordinary Holocaust survivors who work tirelessly to educate young people. He signd the book [...]

Fylde MP calls for nuclear jobs for North West

The Fylde coast’s burgeoning energy sector has been given a huge boost by business minister Greg Clark. Speaking in Parliament in response to a question from Fylde MP Mark Menzies on the nuclear sector, Mr Clark said there were ‘big opportunities in the sector with regard to skills and the expansion of industries’. Mr Menzies [...]