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Fylde MP Mark Menzies welcomes job security for 5,000 BAE workers

Fylde MP Mark Menzies joined defence procurement minister Harriett Baldwin at BAE Systems today, following Qatar’s £5 billion deal to buy 24 Typhoon aircraft. The deal safeguards 5,000 aerospace jobs in Fylde for the next 10 years, and thousands more in the supply chain. Mr Menzies said: “This is a great day for Warton and BAE [...]

Fylde MP Mark Menzies delighted at progress on M55 link road

Fylde MP Mark Menzies has welcomed the latest step towards work starting on the M55 to St Annes link road. Work will start on the much-needed project next year. Following the latest meeting of the road’s working group, including members of Fylde and Lancashire County Councils, Mr Menzies said: “I’m really pleased with the progress [...]

Fylde MP Mark Menzies’ delight as constituency roadworks are postponed

  A year-long closure of a major route out of Lytham has been postponed until the completion of a vital motorway link road project. Fylde MP Mark Menzies wrote to Lancashire County Council earlier this year to ask the closure of Peel Road be put back until after the M55 link road is completed. The [...]

Mark Menzies MP with No 4 The Salon owner Debbie Wilkinson

Fylde MP Mark Menzies meets business owners

Fylde MP Mark Menzies met with Small business owners to mark Small Business Saturday. He said: “Small businesses are the lifeblood of our economy and it is important we hear their voices. “So this year I visited a number of shops and services in Lytham to mark the event. “It was good to hear ideas that [...]

Mark Menzies MP with Alison Plackitt from independent bookseller Plackitt and Booth

MY WEEK IN WESTMINSTER

It was Small Business Saturday this weekend, and I hope we all made a conscious effort to support the fantastic independent retailers in our towns and villages. They create wealth for our area employing staff who spend locally, and small businesses pay their taxes. I met with representatives of the Federation of Small Businesses in [...]