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Fylde MP's delight at preliminary M55 link road works

Preliminary works on the replacement M55 link road have started - to the delight of Fylde MP Mark Menzies.

Workers from BT Openreach are now on site moving National Air Traffic Service cables from Blackpool Airport ahead of the main construction of the road.

Mark Menzies welcomes reopening of St Annes Library

Fylde MP Mark Menzies has welcomed the reopening of St Annes Library, following multi-million pound repair and refurbishment works.

The Library was forced to close in August 2017 after plaster fell from the ceiling of the Carnegie Library.

My Week in Westminster

This week the Government launched a £3 million pilot programme which will see more than 100 rural primary schools get state-of-the-art broadband connections within the next few months.

Mark Menzies MP calls for tariff reductions on UK goods

The Government is seeking wide scale reforms on tariffs to help boost exports, Fylde MP Mark Menies has been told.
Mr Menzies, the UK's trade envoy for Argentina, Peru, Colombia and Chile, was speaking in a topical questions session on International Trade in Parliament.

My Week in Westminster

Fylde’s unemployment figures once again highlight how well our local economy is doing.

We have an unemployment rate of 1.8 per cent, as opposed to 3.1 per cent nationally.

I am especially pleased to see the number of young people not in work fall further still.