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Mark Menzies welcomes Budget’s NHS, homes and tax break boosts

Fylde MP Mark Menzies has backed a Budget which means billions of pounds for the NHS, lower taxes, and help to get Britain housebuilding again. Mr Menzies said: “This is a budget that has put more money in people’s pockets. “The personal tax allowance has risen to £11,850, the equivalent of a £600 pay rise [...]

Mark Menzies with David Eva

MY WEEK IN WESTMINSTER

When I was first elected MP for Fylde, I pledged to try and help improve the South Fylde rail line. This week, I met with Network Rail and Northern Rail representatives to ask for firm plans to be put in place to increase frequency on the line. I have spoken to ministers who appear receptive [...]

MY WEEK IN WESTMINSTER

In Parliament I attended a drop-in session regarding the Living Wage. Those behind the campaign, an independent movement of businesses, organisations and people who believe a fair day’s work deserves a fair day’s pay, told me Danbro in Lytham is Fylde’s largest Living Wage Employer, and Crofte Goode Architects gave most members of their staff [...]

Fylde MP Mark Menzies calls for Kirkham Prison support

Fylde MP Mark Menzies took part in a Government debate on prisons to ask for support for Kirkham Prison. He attended the Justice questions session after meeting with Kirkham Prison leaders last month. He asked: “As my hon. Friend the Minister is aware, Kirkham prison is a category D open prison in my constituency that [...]

MY WEEK IN WESTMINSTER

I met with Jobcentre Plus leaders to discuss our St Annes facility this week, and was pleased to learn the service is staying put. There were fears, when plans were lodged for an alternative use for the site, that we could lose the facility. The truth is, the centre would have stayed in the town [...]