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Fylde MP Mark Menzies welcomes upbeat Budget

Fylde MP Mark Menzies has welcomed the budget - for putting money in people's pockets and increasing spending on vital public services.

Mr Menzies spoke after Chancellor Phillip Hammond made his Budget statement to the House of Commons.

Unemploment falls year-on-year in Fylde

Fylde MP Mark Menzies has welcomed yet another set of excellent employment statistics for the constituency.

The number of people out of work in Fylde has fallen year-on-year once again and employment is at record levels.

Students tell Fylde MP about college life

Blackpool Sixth Students from Fylde met with their MP to let him know about life at their new college.

Fylde MP Mark Menzies asked Blackpool Sixth Principal Jill Gray to set up the meeting with students from his constituency so he could hear about their experiences at the college.

MY WEEK IN WESTMINSTER

I was pleased to see Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy minister Richard Harrington visiting Springfields in Fylde.

Once Richard was appointed, I immediately introduced him to Westinghouse bosses from the site in Parliament.

Fylde MP thanks employers as job figures improve again

Fylde MP Mark Menzies has congratulated jobseekers and employers for Fylde's continued employment success.
The number of unemployed people in Fylde fell to 625 in August - 85 lower than the previous year, and 30 lower than last month.