Conservative MP Eric Ollerenshaw has backed Fylde representative and fellow Tory Mark Menzies after the MP resigned from his role as a Ministerial aide following allegations published in a Sunday newspaper.
Mark Menzies, 42, quit his post as a Parliamentary private secretary (PPS) following the newspaper’s investigation.
The allegations have been made by a Brazilian male escort.
Mr Ollerenshaw said: “He has been a good MP for this area and the region.
“I have always found him to be a good colleague.”
In a statement Mr Menzies said: “I have decided to resign as a PPS after a series of allegations were made against me in a Sunday newspaper.
“A number of these allegations are not true and I look forward to setting the record straight in due course.”
Mr Menzies has not resigned his post as MP.
He has been a member of parliament for Fylde since 2010.