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Fylde MP calls for action after county council Ofsted report

FYLDE MP Mark Menzies has demanded action from Lancashire County Council after an Ofsted inspection found its services to protect vulnerable children were ‘inadequate’. The Member of Parliament has written to county hall to ask for answers after the damning review of the department from the education regulator was announced today. Ofsted carried out an [...]

Mark Menzies’ response to shale gas site “call-in” decision

FYLDE MP Mark Menzies today issued a response to media questions over the decision by the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government to “call-in” the final decision over planning appeals for shale gas exploration sites at Preston New Road, Little Plumpton, and Roseacre Wood. Below is the statement in full: Fylde MP Mark [...]

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Fylde MP secures commitment over nuclear fuel support

FYLDE MP Mark Menzies has secured a commitment from the Chancellor of the Exchequer for continuing Government support for Fylde’s nuclear fuel industry. The Member of Parliament spoke to the Rt Hon George Osborne in the House of Commons following Wednesday’s Comprehensive Spending Review announcement. During the session, Mr Menzies thanked the Chancellor for supporting [...]

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Mark Menzies MP attends Fylde Sharks’ charity fundraiser

FYLDE MP Mark Menzies said he was delighted to be able to join a local swimming club for a charity fundraising fair. The Member of Parliament attended the Fylde Sharks event to raise essential funds for the club, which runs swimming classes for children with disabilities. The fair saw supporters gather at St Cuthbert’s Church [...]

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MP welcomes Autumn Statement support for pensioners and police

FYLDE MP Mark Menzies has welcomed support for pensioners and the police in the Chancellor of the Exchequer’s Autumn Statement. The Member of Parliament was speaking after the Rt Hon George Osborne MP announced his spending plans to the House of Commons. One of the highlights of the speech saw the Chancellor announce a rise [...]