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- 10th June 2020 onwards
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Mark Menzies’s voting in Parliament
Mark Menzies is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.
However, Mark Menzies sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:
We have lots more plain English analysis of Mark Menzies’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Mark Menzies’s full vote analysis page for more.
Mark Menzies has hardly ever rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
Continued nuclear fuel manufacturing in the UK – Mark Menzies.
To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what steps he is taking to ensure sufficient provision of skilled alternative heat source technologies engineers to help facilitate the move away from gas boilers to new technologies, such as ground or air source heat pumps.
To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what assessment he has made of the need to reform the Electronic Communications Code to enable people in Fylde constituency to access full fibre broadband.
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Conservative MP for Fylde
Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election
Topics of interest
Mark Menzies campaigned to remain in the European Union
- Department for Business
- Energy and Industrial Strategy
- Department for Environment
- Food and Rural Affairs
- Department for Transport
- Department of Health
- Ministry of Defence
- Energy: Prices
- Fracking: Lancashire
- Weeton Barracks
- Fracking: Health Hazards
Currently held offices
- Member, Committees on Arms Export Controls (since 6 Jul 2020)
- Member, International Trade Committee (since 2 Mar 2020)
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Draft Registration of Overseas Entities Bill (Joint) Committee (19 Feb 2019 to 6 Nov 2019)
- Member, International Development Sub-Committee on the Work of the Independent Commission for Aid Impact (4 Jun 2018 to 6 Nov 2019)
- Member, International Development Committee (4 Jun 2018 to 6 Nov 2019)
- Member, Regulatory Reform Committee (6 Nov 2017 to 18 Dec 2017)
- Member, Finance Committee (Commons) (30 Oct 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
- Member, Regulatory Reform Committee (16 Jan 2017 to 3 May 2017)
- Member, Finance Committee (Commons) (19 Dec 2016 to 3 May 2017)
- Member, Transport Committee (8 Jul 2015 to 3 May 2017)
- Member, Draft Protection of Charities Bill (Joint Committee) (6 Nov 2014 to 3 Feb 2015)
- Member, Scottish Affairs Committee (14 Jul 2014 to 30 Mar 2015)
- Member, Scottish Affairs Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 29 Nov 2010)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 26 Jul 2021.
1. Employment and earnings
Payments from Savanta Group Ltd, 3 Melville Street, Edinburgh EH3 7PE, for surveys:
16 April 2020, received £75. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 10 February 2021)
16 May 2020, received £75. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 10 February 2021)
28 May 2020, received £75. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 10 February 2021)
17 September 2020, received £75. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 10 February 2021)
20 October 2020, received £75. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 10 February 2021)
22 December 2020, received £75. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 10 February 2021)
Name of donor: Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Qatar
Address of donor: Qatar Embassy, 1 South Audley St, London W1K 1NB
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights, accommodation, food, and internal travel, total value £2,740
Destination of visit: Qatar
Dates of visit: 15-19 February 2020
Purpose of visit: British-Qatar APPG
visit to meet Ministers and officials, discuss the Gulf Cooperation Council
crisis, Workers’ rights, bilateral relations, and regional issues.
(Registered 23 July 2020)
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