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Fylde MP asks for jobs to stay in Lytham after AXA announces site closure

Fylde MP Mark Menzies today responded to AXA UK’s announcement it is to close its Lytham site. He said: “Since this consultation was first announced I have been in contact with AXA to request regular updates on the situation. I have met with a number of employee representatives to offer my support, which resulted in [...]

MY WEEK IN WESTMINSTER

This week I met with employment minister Priti Patel MP to discuss plans for St Annes’ Jobcentre Plus. I raised this issue with the minister after an application was put in to Fylde Council to turn the building – Westmorland House on Orchard Road – into flats. I submitted a written Parliamentary question to the [...]

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Mark Menzies MP attends opening of Home-Start charity shop

Fylde MP Mark Menzies attended the opening of a new charity shop in St Annes and spoke of his support for the venture. The Home-Start Blackpool, Fylde and Wyre store opened on St Alban’s Road on Friday, to raise vital funds to allow the charity to continue its important work supporting young families. Mr Menzies [...]

MY WEEK IN WESTMINSTER

This week I organised a meeting for an award-winning local charity with the Prisons Minister to discuss their views on how prisoners can best be rehabilitated and readied for re-introduction into society. Jobs, Friends & Houses takes ex-offenders who have struggled with a range of issues – including addiction, mental health problems and homelessness – [...]

Fylde MP quizzes department over job centre’s future

Mark Menzies MP has questioned Ministers over plans for St Annes Job Centre. The Member of Parliament submitted a written question to the Department for Work and Pensions after becoming concerned about the future of the current site on Orchard Road. He said: “I recently read that an application had been submitted to build flats [...]