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My experience as an intern

Internships – the word has been thrown out by the media of late to describe underpaid, overworked students grasping at straws to try and venture into politics only to be met with sneers or plant watering duty. Seeing the media storm and being avidly interested in politics, I decided to approach my local MP to see if I could get involved with politics in my area. Internships – the word has been thrown out by the media of late to describe underpaid, overworked students grasping at straws to try and venture into politics only to be met with sneers or plant watering duty. Seeing the media storm and being avidly interested in politics, I decided to approach my local MP to see if I could get involved with politics in my area. Coming from a low-income background and being unemployed, it was daunting to be approaching my MP to see what internships were availa

My experience as an intern
 

MPs meet Highways Agency over roundabout works

Blackpool North & Cleveleys MP, Paul  Maynard and Wyre & Preston North MP, Ben Wallace both met Highways Agency bosses on Friday at Norcross roundabout in a bid to halt the controversial scheme.  The Highways Agency want to spend nearly £1. Blackpool North & Cleveleys MP, Paul  Maynard and Wyre & Preston North MP, Ben Wallace both met Highways Agency bosses on Friday at Norcross roundabout in a bid to halt the controversial scheme.  The Highways Agency want to spend nearly £1.2m removing the roundabout and replace it with traffic lights.  The scheme has been met with little public support. Both MPs have campaigned against the change citing that it is unwanted, unnecessary and a waste of public money. A site meeting was

MPs meet Highways Agency over roundabout works
 

MP seeks answers over Medical Technology Unit.

Paul Maynard, MP for Blackpool North & Cleveleys, today writes to Andrew Lansley MP, the Health Secretary asking for answers over the closure of a specialist medical technology unit in Bispham. The Centre for Assistive Technology is part of the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency. Paul Maynard, MP for Blackpool North & Cleveleys, today writes to Andrew Lansley MP, the Health Secretary asking for answers over the closure of a specialist medical technology unit in Bispham. The Centre for Assistive Technology is part of the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency. The unit exists to regulate medical aides like prosthetic limbs, wheelchairs and easy lifting devices. The centre employs 15 qualified and experienced staff. The centre is under threat as bosses of

MP seeks answers over Medical Technology Unit.
 

Axe to red tape welcomed

Axe to red tape welcomed. Paul Maynard, Conservative MP for Blackpool North & Cleveleys, today welcomes the progress made by the Government in cutting red tape on businesses. Axe to red tape welcomed. Paul Maynard, Conservative MP for Blackpool North & Cleveleys, today welcomes the progress made by the Government in cutting red tape on businesses. The Conservatives went in to last year’s election promising to enact a ‘One In, One Out’ system designed to change the culture of the over regulation in Whitehall. Every six months the Government will issue a statement of regulations introduced. The first statements show the new rules have reduced the number of pl

Axe to red tape welcomed
 

Paul meets with the Big Lottery Fund

Blackpool North and Cleveleys MP, Paul Maynard, today met with the Big Lottery Fund at his Queen Street office. Since June 2004, BIG has awarded over £3. Blackpool North and Cleveleys MP, Paul Maynard, today met with the Big Lottery Fund at his Queen Street office. Since June 2004, BIG has awarded over £3.6bn to projects supporting health, education, environment and charitable purposes. Most of our funding is awarded to voluntary and community sector organisations. The Northwest development Team want came to find out more about Blackpool and to see how their work can make a difference here. Paul says, “I was delighted to take time out of my di

Paul meets with the Big Lottery Fund
 

MP Slams police over station closures.

MP Slams police over station closures. Paul Maynard MP for Blackpool North & Cleveleys today hits out at police bosses over police station closures that effectively leave the constituency without a single police station open to the public. MP Slams police over station closures. Paul Maynard MP for Blackpool North & Cleveleys today hits out at police bosses over police station closures that effectively leave the constituency without a single police station open to the public. In a letter to MPs, Chief Constable, Steven Finnigan suggests that residents who live in Blackpool North & Cleveleys should go to Fleetwood or Central Blackpool to attend a station. Commenting, Paul says, “I am shocked and angered that this leave pra

MP Slams police over station closures.
 

Comments on fall in jobless figures

Commenting on the latest employment figures, Blackpool North and Cleveleys MP, Paul Maynard says, “This is great news and a further sign that the economy is heading in the right direction. To see 520,000 new private sector jobs created and unemployment drop by 88,000 is great news indeed – this is the biggest quarterly drop since 2000. Commenting on the latest employment figures, Blackpool North and Cleveleys MP, Paul Maynard says, “This is great news and a further sign that the economy is heading in the right direction. To see 520,000 new private sector jobs created and unemployment drop by 88,000 is great news indeed – this is the biggest quarterly drop since 2000. It is also good news here in Blackpool North & Cleveleys as 94 people fewer are signing on than last month. There is still a way to go on this journey, bu

Comments on fall in jobless figures
 

MP Seeks reassurance over drilling

MP Seeks reassurance over drilling Paul Maynard, MP for Blackpool North & Cleveleys, has sought reassurance that the Government will take a serious look at whether frack drilling is safe following a number of minor earth quakes over the Fylde Coast. The MP laid down a written Parliamentary question to the Energy and Climate Change Department asking “whether his Department plans to investigate the safety of shale gas extraction on the Fylde coast following recent seismic activity in the area. MP Seeks reassurance over drilling Paul Maynard, MP for Blackpool North & Cleveleys, has sought reassurance that the Government will take a serious look at whether frack drilling is safe following a number of minor earth quakes over the Fylde Coast. The MP laid down a written Parliamentary question to the Energy and Climate Change Department asking “whether his Department plans to investigate the safety of shale gas extraction on the Fylde coast following recent seismic activity in the are

MP Seeks reassurance over drilling
 

Magic In The Air!

Blackpool is known for its glamorous and entertaining shows that are performed all year round. This is one of the reasons why Blackpool is visited by many tourists from all over the UK. Blackpool is known for its glamorous and entertaining shows that are performed all year round. This is one of the reasons why Blackpool is visited by many tourists from all over the UK. However, there has been something missing to dazzle the imaginations of all who come to Blackpool. That missing spark is the art form known as magic, which leaves everyone gasping in amazement trying to work out how the illusions and tricks are performed. Well Blackpool is in luck because in 2012 there will be a

Magic In The Air!
 

Furry Tails Cat Santuary

Paul Maynard, MP for Blackpool North & Cleveleys today visited the Furry Tails Cat Sanctuary to see firsthand the work the charity does in protecting stray and abandoned cats in the area.  They also run a very successful free neutering service, having neutered over 3,000 cats and preventing over 15,000 unwanted and stray kittens. Paul Maynard, MP for Blackpool North & Cleveleys today visited the Furry Tails Cat Sanctuary to see firsthand the work the charity does in protecting stray and abandoned cats in the area.  They also run a very successful free neutering service, having neutered over 3,000 cats and preventing over 15,000 unwanted and stray kittens. During the visit Paul also learnt about the social problems facing some older cat owners.  Blackpool also has its own unique cat issues due to its larger than nor

Furry Tails Cat Santuary
 
 
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