Mark Menzies

Mark Menzies will vote against return of fox hunting

Fylde Conservative candidate Mark Menzies has pledged to oppose any move to repeal the Hunting Act. Mr Menzies said: "I appreciate the strong feelings many people have on this issue and I share constituents' concerns for ensuring the welfare of animals. "Whilst farmers and gamekeepers must have the ability to control pests on their land I believe this can be achieved via more humane methods. "The Government intends to give Parliament an opportunity to repeal the Hunting Act with a government bill in government time. "The Conservative Party holds... Read more »
Mark Menzies with Lorraine Mata, chairman of Century Healthcare, and some of the staff who have achieved Chaps status

Mark Menzies congratulates care staff

Fylde Conservative candidate Mark Menzies congratulated care home staff who have studied and completed a training programme designed to highlight the role of carers. Mr Menzies visited the New Thursby Home in St Annes to see Century Healthcare staff who have completed Care Home Assistant Practitioners (CHAPS) training. He was invited after writing to congratulate two of the staff for previous awards. Lorraine Matta, chairman of Century Healthcare Limited, said: "We were the first company in this area to support this innovative form of training. It represents Century... Read more »
Mark Menzies at the Lytham in Bloom fund-raising morning

Mark Menzies backs bloom success in Lytham

Fylde Conservative candidate Mark Menzies has backed the efforts to keep Lytham as one of the best In Bloom towns in the country. Mr Menzies visited the fund-raiser at the Assembly Rooms in Lytham on Saturday. He said: "The work of the In Bloom volunteers and Fylde Council staff is always superb every year. "I'm delighted to  support their work and enjoyed chatting with several of the volunteers who give their all for the town, and who have been rightly handed numerous national and regional awards, including the highest... Read more »
Mark Menzies being interviewed for Lancashire TV - on Freeview Channel 7

Lancashire TV spot for Mark Menzies

Fylde Conservative candidate Mark Menzies answered questions about campaign issues raised on the doorstep in a TV interview. Mr Menzies spoke to Paul Faulkner, political correspondent for That's Lancashire TV, for a programme set to be broadcast this week. Following the interview on Sunday, Mr Menzies continued canvassing in Fylde, with a team of supporters in Freckleton.... Read more »

Mark Menzies condemns terror attack

Fylde candidate Mark Menzies has spoken of his sadness at the terror attack in Manchester. He said: "I know many people from Fylde were at this concert, and have spoken of the the terrible events as they left the Manchester Arena. "I hope they all returned safely. "My thoughts and prayers are with the families of all those affected in this appalling tragedy. "I stand with politicians of every party to condemn this barbaric attack." It's understood 22 people have been killed and around 60 injured after a man detonated... Read more »