Westminster News

My Week in Westminster

In Parliament, I secured a meeting with the Secretary of State for the department of Environment, Food, and Rural affairs to discuss inshore flooding in Fylde.

My Week in Westminster

Businesses across Fylde can now apply to the Government’s £2 billion Kickstart scheme, designed to put young people at risk of long-term unemployment into six-month placements across the private, public and voluntary sectors.

My Week in Westminster

We are at a momentous day for the M55 link road. Lancashire County Council’s cabinet will sign off the first £11 million of works for the construction of this £24 million scheme.

MP backs clean energy campaign

Fylde MP Mark Menzies has backed a new Bill in Parliament to increase clean energy production - and help rebuild local economies at the same time.

My Week in Westminster

I’m delighted to see 110 Start-Up loans have been issued by the Government’s British Business Bank in Fylde.

That is loans worth some £993,979 to help 110 new businesses in the constituency.

My Week in Westminster

The flooding in Fylde on Monday night was horrific. I have never seen flooding in Freckleton like this and I thought the authorities had the situation in Newton under control.

PM backs Warton as 'epicentre' of combat air industry

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has backed Warton as the ‘epicentre of development’ of the next UK-led combat air programme.

Mr Johnson backed the BAE Systems facility and its supply chain after a question from Mark Menzies MP in Parliament.

My Week in Westminster

It has been lovely to see more life return to our town centres in the past week – and I am glad to see social distancing still taking place.

I had a look around St Annes, Kirkham and Lytham and saw lots of different social distancing measures in place.