Mark Menzies

MP, Fylde

Fylde Conservative

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How Mark Menzies voted
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  • Voted strongly for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax")Details
  • Voted very strongly for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during electionsDetails
  • Voted very strongly for university tuition feesDetails
  • Voted moderately against a more proportional system for electing MPsDetails
  • Voted very strongly for encouraging occupational pensionsDetails
  • Voted very strongly for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituencyDetails

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Mark Menzies hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Regional Airports — [Nadine Dorries in the Chair] 15 Jul 2014

    The hon. Gentleman has made a great contribution in such a short time in the House, and he has clearly read the mood of the Chamber. If I may say so, Ms Dorries, your mother lives in the catchment area of Blackpool International airport, so what I say will be close to your heart as well. Although it is a Treasury matter, I would like to put on the table the suggestion that we consider...
  • Written Answers — Transport: Regional Airports 14 Jul 2014

    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what assessment he has made of the importance of regional airports in meeting the UK’s aviation needs.
  • [Mr Clive Betts in the Chair] — Local Plans (Public Consent) 9 Jul 2014

    It is a great pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Betts. I am also pleased to see my hon. Friend the Planning Minister. It was a great pleasure, during my time at the Department for Communities and Local Government, to work alongside him, so I understand some of the issues that he faces. I congratulate my hon. Friend the Member for Wycombe (Steve Baker) on securing this debate on a...

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Conservative MP for Fylde

Entered House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Topics of interest

  • Transport
  • Health
  • Treasury
  • Culture Media and Sport
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Fracking
  • West Coast Railway line
  • European Fighter Aircraft
  • Office for Unconventional Gas and Oil
  • Public Houses

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Scottish Affairs Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 29 Nov 2010)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 23 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 67 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Has voted in 89.66% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 1 annotation on this MP’s speeches — below average amongst MPs.
  • This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 48 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 Jun 2014.

6. Overseas visits
Name of donor:
Address of donor:
1)1-3 Riding House St, London W1W 7DR
2)22 Station Road, Gerrards Cross, Buckinghamshire SL9 8EL
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value):
1)Accommodation, meals and other costs: £911
2)Flights costing £261
Destination of visit: Algeria
Date of visit: 26-29 April 2013
Purpose of visit: All-Party Parliamentary Group visit to Algeria.
(Registered 30 May 2013; updated 25 June 2013)
Name of donor: European Azerbaijan Society
Address of donor: 2 Queen Anne’s Gate, SW1H 9AA
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights and accommodation with a value of £4,000
Destination of visit: Baku and Ganja, Azerbaijan
Date of visit: 30 May – 4 June 2013
Purpose of visit: As part of the APPG for Azerbaijan, to meet with political and parliamentary figures including the President of the Republic; local business people; representatives of international organizations and human rights groups and displaced people from the conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh.
(Registered 9 July 2013)
Name of donor: Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Saudi Arabia)
Address of donor: c/o Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia, 30-32 Charles St, London W1J 5DZ
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): £5,292
Destination of visit: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Date of visit: 16-20 February 2014
Purpose of visit: all party parliamentary delegation at the invitation of the Shura Council, to meet the Deputy Speaker, Foreign Affairs Committee, Second Deputy Premier, government ministers and Governor of the Saudi Arabia Monetary Authority. Also to visit King Saud University to discuss collaboration with UK universities on de-radicalisation.
(Registered 21 March 2014)

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