My Week in Westminster

The Prime Minister announced this week that we are past the peak of the Coronavirus pandemic, but we must continue keeping apart for the foreseeable future.

Coronavirus test expansion welcomed by Mark Menzies MP

Fylde MP Mark Menzies has welcomed the expansion of testing for the Covid-19 virus.

More than 122,000 tests were carried out in the UK on April 30 after the Government set a target of 100,000 tests per day.

My Week in Westminster

It was with great sadness that I learned of the death of a North West Ambulance Service paramedic with the Covid-19 virus this week.

The paramedic is one of more than 100 health workers who have bravely given their lives while saving others from this terrible, terrible virus.

Social care providers urged to use care portal

Social care providers should keep in touch with Lancashire County Council’s care portal, says Fylde MP Mark Menzies.

The portal gives regular updates on the Covid-19 situation and provides information for any care providers with questions.

Mark Menzies demands banks back business

Fylde MP Mark Menzies has raised concerns over the banks’ handling of the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme.

The Government has put the scheme in place, as part of the largest package of state aid for businesses, to ensure firms survive through the Coronavirus pandemic.

Mark Menzies welcomes £15.6 million business payments in Fylde

Fylde MP Mark Menzies has welcomed more payments to small businesses in Fylde as part of the Government’s Coronavirus Small Business Grants Scheme.

More than £15.6 million has now been paid to businesses has been paid to small business owners.