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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 spoke about Fylde’s town centres with Fylde Council chief executive Allan Oldfield this week.

My Week in Westminster

I attended the eleventh annual Disability Football Tournament on Saturday at Seafield Road in Lytham.

Teams from England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales competed in the seven-a-side tournament for players with all manner of disabilities.

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.”