EU withdrawal Bill

Late on Monday night I voted against the so called ‘Great Repeal Bill’ at its second reading. I did this not because I want to block or curtail Brexit, but because I want Parliament to have a meaningful say on Brexit negotiations. The Bill in its current state has effectively side lined Parliament, and given […]

All Party Parliamentary Group on Surgical Mesh Implants meets for the first time

MPs were joined by doctors, surgeons and academics in July this year at a meeting held in Westminster by a shadow cabinet member, Owen Smith MP, to raise awareness of the devastating effect vaginal mesh is having on some women. It was agreed at the meeting that an All Party Parliamentary Group on Surgical Mesh […]

Mark Tami MP arranges to meet with Streetscene tomorrow to discuss school transport issues

The issues with school transport this week have been well documented as a number of kids have experienced difficulties getting to and from school. Mark Tami MP’s office received a number of complaints from concerned constituents who had not been given the appropriate information on how their children were getting to school. The majority of […]

Mark Tami MP pledges his support to those affected by the Equitable Life Scandal

Equitable Life was once one of the world’s largest life insurance companies and it collapsed in 2000, having made promises to policy holders that turned out to be unaffordable. A number of policy holders put their entire life savings for retirement into it as they were given the impression it was Blue Chip Pensions Company. […]

Mark Tami MP backs Labour’s claims that Britain needs a pay rise

It has been revealed that between 2010 and 2016, average yearly wage figures fell by 0.8% per year in real terms in the North West and by 0.3% in Wales. This is compared to the average yearly figures between 2002 and 2010, which saw wages rise by 1% per year in the North West and […]