Mark Menzies MP supports the Great British Food Campaign

Fylde MP Mark Menzies has revealed his pride in backing the national Great British Food Campaign. From Lytham Brewery to Bonds of Elswick Ice Cream, Fylde boasts some of the highest quality food and drink producers in the UK. And now the five-year Great British Food Campaign, led by Environment Secretary Elizabeth Truss, has been set up to further promote British food and drink at home and abroad. The Great British Food Unit will support the campaign, turbo-charging exports, supporting inward investment and championing the excellence of home-grown... Read more »

Fylde MP praises young orators at national final of Rotary competition

Fylde MP Mark Menzies praised young public speakers following the national final of the Rotary Club’s Youth Speaks competition at Kirkham Grammar School. The prestigious event saw teams of youngsters from across Great Britain head to Fylde this weekend to speak on a range of topics in front of a panel of judges. Following the competition, Mr Menzies said the level of oration on display had been extremely impressive, with the teams tackling some difficult subject matter. He added: “As a Member of Parliament I am privileged to... Read more »

Mark Menzies MP attacks Lancashire County Council over library closure plans

Mark Menzies MP has hit out at Labour-led Lancashire County Council’s plans to close libraries across Fylde. On Friday, the county council announced proposals to close Lytham, Kirkham, Ansdell and Freckleton Libraries, despite the efforts of local campaigners, councillors and the Member of Parliament. The news means the only facility left for the whole of Fylde is in St Annes and Mr Menzies said he was “appalled” at the extent of the cuts. Mr Menzies, who has attended a number of recent events in support of libraries and... Read more »


This week I attended the official opening of the Lytham Windmill and Old Lifeboat House museums. The newly-refurbished museums are well worth taking the time to pay a visit and are a credit to the volunteers who have put their time and efforts into creating such high-quality attractions. In the Lifeboat House, a newly-restored historic rescue vessel is a fine centrepiece for the exhibition and a reminder of the types of crafts the RNLI have used over the years, putting their safety on the line to save... Read more »


This week I was delighted to be asked to speak to Kirkham Rotary Club about my role as Member of Parliament for Fylde. It is an immense privilege to have been chosen to represent our area in the House of Commons and I never take my responsibilities lightly when ensuring the people of Fylde’s views and opinions are put to Government. Parliament is an extremely special place to work and is somewhere you can really make a difference for the area you represent through discussions with a... Read more »
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