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My Week in Westminster

The collapse of Thomas Cook this week is incredibly sad for both the staff involved in the company, and the hundreds of thousands of people who had booked a holiday with the firm.

Mark Menzies asks Minister to ban hydraulic fracturing in Fylde

Fylde MP Mark Menzies met with Business, Energy and Clean Growth Minister Kwasi Kwarteng to ask for a permanent moratorium on hydraulic fracturing in Fylde.

He said: “I met with the Minister to highlight the concerns of constituents following the 2.9ML seismic event earlier this year.

My Week in Westminster

It finally looks as though we are having a General Election to help us get Brexit done.

My Week in Westminster

We must pass the Withdrawal Act this week and start the process of leaving the European Union.

The various moves to delay, to alter, and to change the deal on the table are nothing more than moves to prevent Brexit.

My Week in Westminster

I write this column ahead of the crucial European Union meetings to be held at the end of the week.

My Week in Westminster

The flooding across many areas of Fylde in the past week is a real concern.

I have written to Lancashire County Council as our flooding authority, the Environment Agency, United Utilities and have notified the Secretary of State of the issues we face.

Mark Menzies delighted as Conservative Party signs Armed Forces Covenant

The Conservative Party has signed the Armed Forces Covenant – to the delight of Fylde MP Mark Menzies.

The Party is the first political party to formalise its commitment to the Forces family by signing the Covenant, to ensure they receive the recognition and respect they deserve.