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MP Mark Menzies gives pledge to continue his work

Fylde MP Mark Menzies

Fylde MP Mark Menzies

Fylde MP Mark Menzies has pledged to carry on in his role, following allegations published in a Sunday newspaper.

Mr Menzies resigned as Parliamentary Private Secretary to International Development Minister Alan Duncan after claims reportedly made by a Brazilian male escort to a tabloid title last week.

In a statement, Conservative MP Mr Menzies pledged to continue his constituency work.

He said: “I have been going through an extremely difficult period in my private life recently, but the comments of support I have received from friends, colleagues and constituents since the weekend have been deeply moving.

“People may never know how much their words of support and friendship, including from many I have never met, have meant to me and I thank them from the bottom of my heart.”

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