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Here’s our best stab at who is voting for whom, and this list will be updated each morning, as the contest continues.
Our residents remember the promise: “No ifs, no buts, no third runway at Heathrow”.
Also: Trimble makes economic case for Brexit; Plaid demand timeshare First Minister; Foster calls for arrests over dissident violence; and more.
Plus: Two funerals and me. My life as an Agony Uncle. Why Grayling is wrong about prison books. Sympathy for Mark Menzies. And finally: My mother’s pride.
By Matthew BarrettFollow Matthew on Twitter. The Government has given the go-ahead for fracking licenses to be granted. Shale gas has the potential to transform our energy outlook, reducing our carbon emissions, reliance on foreign oil, and most importantly, prices. Questions to the Lib Dem Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, Ed Davey, […]
By Tim MontgomerieFollow Tim on Twitter I published some photographs of Tory MPs – including the Prime Minister – enjoying the Jubilee celebrations on Sunday. Here are some more. They involve a lot of cake and quite a bit of rain. First up is Foreign Office minister Alistair Burt. No doubt enjoying the break from the […]
By Matthew BarrettFollow Matthew on Twitter In the Commons yesterday, a debate was held on whether to suspend Sunday trading restrictions for the period of the Olympic and Paralympic Games this summer. The Bill passed through the House, with only extremely minor rebellion from the Tory benches. This was surprising because there was some consternation felt by […]
By Tim MontgomerieFollow Tim on Twitter Yesterday I noted that the Tory backbenches were bubbling away with innovative new thinking. Those backbenchers can be encouraged this morning to know that their ideas can become policy. Exhibit one is Mark Menzies. Mark has been campaigning for a relaxation of Sunday trading laws during the Olympics Games. He […]
Mark Menzies is the Member of Parliament for Fylde. The Prime Minister travelled to Scotland last week to set out the Conservative Party’s case for the defence of the United Kingdom. As a Scottish MP serving an English constituency, I have a dual interest in this referendum: Scottish independence matters as much to my constituents […]
Mark Menzies is the Member of Parliament for Fylde. On the 12th January, 2010, a huge earthquake measuring 7.0 on the Richter scale ravaged the already fragile state of Haiti. It resulted in more than 220,000 deaths (according to Haitian Government figures), 96 of who were UN peacekeepers. Following this event, countries all over the […]
In Monday's debate looking ahead to the Strategic Defence Review, two newly-elected Lancashire MPs delivered their maiden speeches. Mark Menzies, who inherited the Fylde seat formerly represented by Michael Jack, told the House: "We make things in Fylde. It is the home of nuclear fuel, employing 2,000 people, and in a future debate I wish […]
We must also take urgent steps to address the public health risks posed by high-pollution diesel cars.