Westminster News

My Week in Westminster

It’s Carer’s Week this week and I attended an event in Parliament to celebrate the contribution of the carers who help look after the most vulnerable members of society.

Mark Menzies MP blasts BBC for cutting licences for the over 75s

Fylde MP Mark Menzies has blasted the BBC for reneging on a deal to fund free TV licences for the over 75s.

The BBC this week announced only single pensioners who qualify for Pension Credit would be eligible for a free licence.

Mr Menzies said: “This is appalling from the BBC.

Minister's praise for Mark Menzies' police funding push

The Minister for Policing revealed Lancashire Constabulary has been handed an extra £18.4 million for the next year – and paid tribute to Fylde MP Mark Menzies for fighting for funding.

Nick Hurd MP made his comments during a Home Office Oral Answer to Questions sitting in Parliament.

My Week in Westminster

London was extremely busy with the official visit of President Donald Trump.

Fylde MP welcomes North West tourism push

A £40 million fund to promote the UK to overseas markets, Marketing Lancashire and Manchester Airport are all being used to attract visitors to the North West.

My Week in Westminster

I held a debate in Parliament this week on the motion: “that this House has considered the future of military aircraft manufacturing in the UK.”

Fylde MP's delight as Prime Minister backs AFC Fylde

AFC Fylde have been sent support by Prime Minister Theresa May for reaching Wembley twice this season – and for their excellent work in the community.

The Prime Minister made her comments after the club’s success was raised at Prime Minister’s Question Time by Fylde MP Mark Menzies.

Mark Menzies MP calls for better and fairer dementia care

Fylde MP Mark Menzies has written to the Secretary of State for Health calling for a full review of dementia care and the creation of a Dementia Fund to ensure those living with the condition receive better and fairer care.