MP re-affirms opposition to top up fees

A local MP has made clear that he is still opposed to the introduction of top-up fees. Alyn & Deeside MP Mark Tami has added his support to a parliamentary motion expressing concern about the impact top-up fees would have on prospective students. Mr Tami commented, “I have always maintained my opposition to the introduction […]

Fireworks restriction takes a step closer

The misery caused by the misuse of fireworks is set to come to a welcome end as Bill Tynan’s Fireworks Bill was resoundingly approved by MPs and Peers late on Monday night. Irresponsible sales and use of fireworks, which terrify people and pets alike will be stopped under the bill, while still allowing families to […]

Condolences for Swedish Foreign Minister

Mark Tami has joined with parliamentary colleagues in expressing their sadness at the death of Swedish Foreign Minister Anna Lindh. The Alyn & Deeside MP has supported a House of Commons motion voicing regret and shock at the tragic death of one of Sweden’s most prominent politicians. Mr Tami said, “I send my heartfelt condolences […]

MP makes the case for DARA and air tanker

Alyn and Deeside Mark Tami has appealed to the Ministry of Defence to put an end to speculation about the future of red dragon and confirm Government support for DARA. Speaking in a defence debate, Mr Tami highlighted the vital role that the Defence Aviation Repair Agency (DARA) at RAF Sealand provides in meeting the […]

Multi-million Raytheon contract

Flintshire MP Mark Tami has welcomed the Ministry of Defence decision to award a contract worth around £120 million pounds for a new precision guided bomb to Raytheon Systems Ltd. Mr Tami said of the massive contract, “This is good news for the UK industry. Recent conflicts have underpinned the requirement for reliable and effective […]