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The Highways Agency's plan for a Southern bypass on the A585

Fylde MP welcomes progress on A585 relief route

Fylde MP Mark Menzies has welcomed progress on a vital road linking Fylde and Wyre constituencies. The 4.5km section of the A585 between Windy Harbour junction and Skippool junction is a severe bottle-neck, affecting people’s journeys between the M55 and the northern part of the Fylde peninsula. Journey times and safety need improving since it’s [...]

Mark Menzies backs Springfields nuclear fuels workers

Fylde MP Mark Menzies spoke during the Nuclear Safeguard Bill debate which will help protect the British nuclear industry throughout the Brexit process. Mr Menzies spoke in support of the 1,200 nuclear fuel workers at Springfields in Fylde, as well as the wider industry. He said the Bill must ensure the nuclear industry is able [...]

Mark Menzies MP in Prime Minister's Question Time, asking the Prime Minister about support for BAE workers

Mark Menzies MP asks Prime Minister for support for BAE workers

Fylde MP Mark Menzies took the fight to sustain jobs at BAE’s Warton plant straight to the top – and called in Parliament on Prime Minister Theresa May to back Fylde’s highly-skilled aerospace workers.Mr Menzies made the call during Prime Minister’s Question Time, the day after BAE bosses revealed several hundred jobs could be at [...]

Fylde MP Mark Menzies with Secretary of State for Defence Harriett Baldwin at BAE Systems on a previous visit to the site

Fylde MP calls for Government support for BAE workers

Fylde MP Mark Menzies has pledged the Government will do all it can to help BAE workers after it became clear the firm is set to announce job losses in the next few days. The losses are related to the slowdown in orders for the Eurofighter Typhoon, which has its final assembly plant at Warton [...]

Fylde MP Mark Menzies welcomes increasing nurse numbers

Fylde MP Mark Menzies has backed a new apprenticeship route into nursing – which will significantly increase the amount of nurse training. Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt announced the historic 25 per cent increase in nurse training at the Conservative Party conference. The NHS will need to cope with a million more over 75s over the [...]