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Mark Menzies welcomes Lytham station improvements

Fylde MP Mark Menzies said he was delighted to hear about plans to improve Lytham Railway Station in time for the forthcoming Lytham Festival. The Member of Parliament paid a visit to the platform to learn more after a group of local businesspeople joined forces to raise the money to carry out the work. The [...]

MY WEEK IN WESTMINSTER

This week I have been involved in a number of meetings with constituents about a range of different issues which affect their daily lives. Whilst many people see the work MPs do in Parliament on television and in the newspapers, it is actually the constituency casework which takes up the majority of our working lives. [...]

MY WEEK IN WESTMINSTER

THIS weekend I was delighted to be invited to the Ormerod Group’s annual football tournament for people with disabilities, held at Seafield Road YMCA in Lytham. Teams had travelled to Fylde from around the country to take part in the Ormerod Cup and it was an excellent tournament, eventually won by Everton FC – Imagine [...]

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Fylde MP backs funding for Typhoon upgrade

FYLDE MP Mark Menzies today welcomed news that the Ministry of Defence has committed £1.7m funding to research the next generation of weapons system for Eurofighter Typhoon. The aim of the common weapon launcher project is to ensure the Warton-built Typhoon continues to deliver world-leading capability for the British armed forces. The improvements will also [...]

Mark Menzies welcomes new childcare assistance

FYLDE MP Mark Menzies today welcomed news that 60,000 parents in the North West will benefit from Government plans to double the amount of free childcare for working families. The offer of 30 hours of free assistance per week during term time – worth around £5,000 a year – means more parents will be able [...]