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Mark Menzies MP welcomes £9 billion boost to affordable homes

Fylde MP Mark Menzies has welcomed the Government’s pledge to put more than £9 billion into homes which will be put on the market at affordable rent levels. He spoke after the Prime Minister revealed an extra £2 billion would be put into the Government’s affordable housing budget. Mr Menzies said: “This builds on the [...]

Secretary of State for Defence, Michael Fallon, on a tour of the Typhoon final assembly facility during a visit to BAE Systems in Warton, Lancashire

Mark Menzies welcomes job-securing Typhoon order

Fylde MP Mark Menzies has thanked the Prime Minister for helping secure thousands of aerospace jobs on the Fylde – following an order for 24 new Typhoon aircraft for Qatar. Defence Secretary Sir Michael Fallon and his Qatari counterpart, Khalid bin Mohammed al Attiyah, signed a Statement of Intent concerning Qatar’s proposed purchase of 24 [...]

Mark Menzies MP condemns pony attack

Fylde MP Mark Menzies has spoken of his horror at the barbarous attack which saw a Shetland Pony killed, and another seriously injured, in Lea Town. A pony called Lucas was stabbed to death and its mother Matilda was stabbed and tied to a tree with barbed wire Mr Menzies said: “I am utterly appalled [...]

MY WEEK IN WESTMINSTER

Huge congratulations to local lads Daniel Cuffe and Peter Taylor for a successful Lytham Festival which saw tens of thousands of visitors converge on Fylde. There were some hardy souls on the last night watching the Proms, but every credit to them for doing so – they were given a musical treat that was second [...]

Fylde MP pleased at standard of barracks accommodation

All of the accommodation for soldiers and their families at Weeton Barracks in Fylde is up to or even better than the standard expected. Fylde MP Mark Menzies wrote to the Secretary of State for Defence to ask: “What plans his Department has to upgrade and improve the accommodation for service personnel and their families at [...]