WW2 veteran receives France’s highest distinction

Mr Henry Townsley who took part in the D-Day landings as a Flight Engineer on a Lancaster Bomber was presented with the Legion d’honneur recently by Wyre MP Ben Wallace.  The presentation took place at the veteran’s home in Poulton-le-Fylde in the presence of Mr Townsley’s close family.

Local MP updated on Railway upgrade

Ben Wallace,  MP for Wyre and Preston North, saw first-hand last Friday (3 March) how Network Rail’s Great North Rail Project aims to provide a better railway between Preston and Blackpool.

Over Wyre Focus Article - March 2017

I am delighted to say I have started the year traveling around the constituency holding surgeries and visiting businesses and service providers. 

Over Wyre Focus Article - February 2017

It seems like yesterday that we were preparing for Christmas and now here we are well into 2017.

 It won’t be long before people start booking their holidays abroad. Many of you will seek out some spring or summer hot weather. 

Over Wyre Focus Article - January 2016

2016 will be a year that our grandchildren will be taught about in history. 

The decision by the people of the United Kingdom to leave the European Union will rank alongside events such as the Corn Laws and women getting the vote. 

Over Wyre Focus Article - November 2016

Where is the year going?  At the moment, it is an extremely busy time in Parliament and I am pleased to say many of you have written to me to give me your opinion on the current political situation.  

Local MP champions Criminal Finance Bill!

Wyre & Preston North MP Ben Wallace who is also the Minister of State for Security, has spoken about the Criminal Finance Bill which the Government introduced to the Commons on the 13th of October. 

Local MP takes Lambs Road Fight back to the Minister

Wyre and Preston North MP Ben Wallace has asked the Communities and Local Government Secretary, Sajid Javid, to look again at the decision of the planning Inspector who overturned Wyre Councils objection at the Appeal made by Wainhomes.