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Fylde jobs boost hailed by Mark Menzies MP

Mark Menzies MP has welcomed new figures which show that unemployment in Fylde has dropped by almost a third in the past 12 months. The latest statistics for the month of April showed there are currently 628 unemployed benefit claimants in the constituency, down 234 from April 2014. That figure was also 34 less than [...]

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Mark Menzies MP thanks voters after re-election

THANK you. I can think of no better words with which to begin my first newspaper column after being re-elected for my second term as the Member of Parliament for Fylde. I was extremely grateful when it was announced that I had been re-elected, with an increased majority, by the people of Fylde. However, now [...]

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Mark Menzies: ‘A vote for anyone else could jeopardise our country’s future’

FYLDE Conservative Parliamentary Candidate Mark Menzies has urged his supporters to get out to vote on Thursday as the 2015 General Election campaign winds up. During the campaign period, Mr Menzies has made 50 ward visits, knocking on thousands of doors in the process. He has officially opened a new pub on Heyhouses Lane, St [...]

New Fylde jobs tax figures welcomed by Mark Menzies

CONSERVATIVE Parliamentary Candidate Mark Menzies has welcomed new figures released today showing that 1,600 businesses in Fylde have benefited from the Government’s Employment Allowance since its introduction a year ago. The Employment Allowance provides up to £2,000 off the National Insurance bill for every employer, making it easier for them to hire staff and create [...]

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Mark Menzies speaks to Secretary of State over Fylde pensioners

CONSERVATIVE Parliamentary Candidate Mark Menzies joined Work and Pensions Secretary Iain Duncan-Smith on the campaign trail to make the case for Fylde pensioners. Mr Menzies, who is standing for re-election on May 7, met the Minister in Lancashire and spoke to him about the recently released Conservative Election Manifesto which puts welfare of the UK’s [...]