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MY WEEK IN WESTMINSTER

THIS week I paid a visit to BAE Systems in Warton where I was updated on the company’s current work and plans for the future. While I was there I was also briefed on the progress of the Warton Enterprise Zone, which I helped secure in 2012 and which it is envisaged will provide thousands [...]

MY WEEK IN WESTMINSTER

This week I have had some important meetings over issues which affect large numbers of people in different areas in Fylde. I met with local residents in St Annes over plans for an extension to Durham Avenue Medical Centre and nearby Poplar House Surgery moved into the premises. I have a number of issues with [...]

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Fylde MP visits Heathrow Airport to discuss expansion plans

FYLDE MP Mark Menzies visited Heathrow Airport to review plans for a new third runway at Britain’s largest international hub. The Member of Parliament was invited to the airport as a member of the Transport Select Committee and was told how the proposals to increase capacity are vital for the UK to keep up with [...]

MY WEEK IN WESTMINSTER

I recently met with the managing director of Westinghouse Springfields to discuss proposals for the company to build the UK’s first Small Modular Reactor (SMR), which could make Fylde a global centre for a new British nuclear industry. In his Autumn Statement in November, the Chancellor revealed that at least £250m will be spent by [...]

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Fylde MP urges ministers to work with allies to bring about peace in Middle East

FYLDE MP Mark Menzies has urged ministers to encourage the UK’s allies in Saudi Arabia to help bring about peace in the Middle East. The Member of Parliament was speaking after Tobias Ellwood, Under-Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, made a statement to the House of Commons on the relationship between the UK [...]