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Fylde MP visits Iraq to meet persecuted Christians

Fylde MP Mark Menzies has visited war-torn Iraq to see the devastation caused by ISIS and meet persecuted Christians who have been forced to flee their homes. During the fact-finding mission, the Member of Parliament spoke to displaced families at the Ashty 2 Camp, Ankawa, Erbil, where 5,500 people are forced to live in 1,088 [...]

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Mark Menzies MP visits Lytham primary school

Fylde MP Mark Menzies said he was impressed with the new library and computer suite during a visit to a local primary school. The Member of Parliament was invited to Lytham C.E Primary School by headteacher Helen Willott, where he was given a tour of the school buildings and introduced to some of the pupils. [...]

MY WEEK IN WESTMINSTER

I was disappointed, but not surprised, when Lancashire County Council cabinet members chose not to reverse the authority’s decision to close four out of five of Fylde’s libraries this week. There had been a glimmer of hope that councillors may at least look again at their plans when the council’s scrutiny committee sent the decision [...]

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Fylde MP welcomes constituent to Parliament

Mark Menzies MP said he was “honoured” to welcome a young Fylde man to Parliament, three years after inviting him to Westminster at the opening of the Warton care unit where he lives. The Member of Parliament met Jamie Bickerstaffe when he was invited to officially open Safehands on Lytham Road by its owner, Fylde [...]

MY WEEK IN WESTMINSTER

I was delighted to be able to attend the Be Inspired Business Awards (BIBAs) at Blackpool Tower this week for an evening celebrating the achievements of Lancashire companies. I was particularly pleased for Mike Peters, founder of Fylde Universal Products, who picked up the Lancastrian of the Year award for his service to business in [...]