Team Menzies canvassing in St Annes

Conservative candidate Mark Menzies hits the streets to canvass

Fylde Conservative candidate Mark Menzies canvassed in St Annes last night, with a large team helping out. Mr Menzies has been knocking on doors and talking to residents every night in the run up to the general election. Addresses in in Kilnhouse, Ashton, Fairhaven and St Leonards wards have been visited in the past few days. Councillors and party members turned out in force to help.... Read more »
Mark Menzies on Sunday Politics

Mark Menzies blasts Labour for ‘weaponising’ the NHS again

Fylde Conservative candidate Mark Menzies blasted Labour for 'weaponising' the NHS following the cyber attack that his its computer systems on Saturday. Appearing on Sunday Politics, Mr Menzies said the Government had already pledged some £50 million to the NHS as part of a £1.5 billion national fund to fight cyber threats. Following the suggestion the cyber attack would not have been successful had Labour been in charge, Mr Menzies added: "What we are not doing is using this to grasp votes. "It is really sad that the Labour... Read more »
Mark Menzies at Just Good Friends in St Annes

Mark Menzies visits Just Good Friends

Fylde Conservative candidate Mark Menzies visited friendship group Just Good Friends while on the campaign trail. Mr Menzies visited the group's members and organiser Bev Sykes at one of its regular meetings at the Masonic Hall in St Annes. The group's  aim is to combat loneliness, isolation and bring people together in friendship and make sure that no-one is everon their own again. Its about being there for each other, making new friends, enjoying life and each other’s company. It is about changing loneliness to happiness, about laughter and fun... Read more »
Theresa May and Mark Menzies

Menzies backs jobs in Fylde – Labour threatens them

A Conservative government will continue fighting to keep defence and nuclear jobs in Fylde - unlike the manifesto pledges from Jeremy Corbyn's Labour Party Mark Menzies, conservative candidate for Fylde who has served the area as MP for the past seven years, said: "BAE Systems and Westinghouse remain our largest employers, and I have been happy to support the firms in Parliament, in the constituency, and abroad on trade missions for years. "It is vital we continue production of the Eurofighter Typhoon. I'm proud to say the... Read more »
Mark Menzies with Waspi campaigners

Mark Menzies signs Waspi pensions pledge

Fylde Conservative candidate Mark Menzies has pledged to continue supporting the Waspi campaign. Mr Menzies met with campaigners, following previous meetings in Parliament and at Andsdell Library. The Waspi campaigners - Women Against State Pension Inequality - are fighting against pension changes which have left them significantly out of pocket as the state pension equalises with men. Campaigners have no issue with equalisation, but changes made in the 1995 Pension Act, and accelerated in 2011, gave many women no chance to make alternative plans. The aim of the campaign... Read more »