Mark Menzies

MP, Fylde

Fylde Conservative

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How Mark Menzies voted
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  • Voted very strongly for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
  • Voted very strongly against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
  • Voted very strongly for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
  • Voted strongly for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
  • Voted very strongly for encouraging occupational pensions Source
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Mark Menzies hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department of Health: Abortion 15 Dec 2014

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many abortions were refused on the grounds on coercion in the last year for which records are available.
  • Written Answers — Department of Health: Congenital Abnormalities 15 Dec 2014

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what his Department's most recent policy framework is concerning the entitlement of women undergoing screening and diagnosis testing for foetal anomaly during pregnancy to full and informed consent, to proper support in the event of a positive result, and to their right to refuse screening or testing if they so wish.
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Treasury: Topical Questions 9 Dec 2014

    May I put it on the record that I support the Government’s drive to create a northern powerhouse? What assurances can the Chief Secretary give me that constituencies such as my own in Fylde will benefit from such a move?

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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 36 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 49 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Has voted in 88.29% 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") 56 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 8 Dec 2014.

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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