Mark Menzies

MP, Fylde

Fylde Conservative

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  • Voted very strongly for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Source
  • Voted very strongly for reducing central government funding of local government Source
  • Voted very strongly for increasing the rate of VAT Source
  • Voted very strongly for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Source
  • Voted very strongly for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
  • Voted very strongly against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
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Mark Menzies hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Infrastructure Bill [Lords]: Schedule 3 — Transfer schemes 26 Jan 2015

    As a Minister, my right hon. Friend has genuinely listened to the concerns of Members on both sides of the House. I wish to put on the record my thanks to the Government for taking on board some of the issues that I have raised, particularly in allowing the British Geological Survey to play a role, thereby ensuring closer, independent monitoring, which is very important for me in Fylde. Will...

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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

Currently held offices

  • Member, Draft Protection of Charities Bill (Joint Committee)
  • Member, Scottish Affairs Committee

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 38 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 42 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Has voted in 88.21% 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") 58 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 6 Jan 2015.

6. Overseas visits
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)
Name of donor: The European Azerbaijan Society
Address of donor: 15 Queen Anne’s Gate, London SW1H 9BU
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): £2,543, comprising £1,943 for flights and £600 for 5 nights at a hotel
Destination of visit: Baku, Shaki and Gabala, Azerbaijan
Date of visit: 26-31 May 2014
Purpose of visit: to meet the President of the Republic, ministers, the British Ambassador, local public service centres, representatives of international organisations, human rights groups and IDP/refugee camp of displaced people from the conflict in Nagorno-Karahbakh.
(Registered 22 July 2014)

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