This week the Prime Minister announced that a referendum on Britain’s membership of the European Union will be held on Thursday, June 23. This historic event will see British voters given the chance to decide whether or not to walk away from an institution which has had a hand in shaping our destiny for more [...]


Mark Menzies MP signs up to Join Dementia Research

FYLDE MP Mark Menzies attended a ground-breaking event to learn more about efforts to find a cure for dementia. The Join Dementia Research morning at Holland House Surgery in Lytham saw representatives from Lancashire Care Trust meet patients and members of the public to discuss how they could help towards the search for better treatments [...]



This week I attended a Join Dementia Research event at Holland House Surgery in Lytham to discuss efforts to find better treatments for the disease. Regular readers of this column will know that dementia care is extremely close to my heart, but research to find new medication and a possible cure is just as important. [...]

Blackpool Gazette – Politically Correct – Work towards new link road

One of the most satisfying moments I have had since first being elected was when I helped secure the £2m Government funding needed to kick start the building of the new Lytham St Annes M55 Link Road. Since then I have instigated numerous meetings between the highways authority Lancashire County Council, Fylde Borough Council and [...]

Blackpool Gazette – Politically Correct – Quizzing transport chiefs

Since my last Politically Correct column, I have been installed as a member of the Transport Select Committee in Parliament. Select committees are established by the House to conduct inquiries into matters of interest and to scrutinise the Government and this important role has already seen us investigating some of the most pressing transport matters [...]