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Mark Tami MP responds to Welsh Government’s vaginal mesh statement

The Welsh Cabinet Secretary for health, Vaughan Gething AM, commissioned a Task and Finish Group to provide advice on the use of synthetic mesh tape and sheets for stress urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse. Clinical leads and academics gathered to undertake the review and took into consideration the views of affected patients. The report […]

Mark Tami votes against cuts to legal aid

There was a debate in Parliament yesterday (08/05/18) brought forward by Labour MP, Richard Burgeon, calling for cuts to legal aid to be revoked. On 1 April 2018 the government imposed a new Advocates Graduated Fee Scheme (AGFS) that has changed how barristers and other advocates are paid for criminal trials in the Crown Court. […]

Assaults on Emergency Workers (Offences) Bill

It really is a sad state of affairs when it is necessary for politicians to introduce laws to further protect emergency service workers because statistics show that assaults on these workers have become more frequent in recent years. However unfortunately it is necessary. Last week the Assaults on Emergency Workers (Offences) Bill had its third […]

Mark Tami MP believes mesh operations should be stopped

“Mesh operations should be stopped”. Those were the words of Alyn and Deeside MP, Mark Tami, in Parliament yesterday. On the 19/04/18, Labour MP, Emma Hardy, brought forward the debate where MPs from across the floor called upon the Government to ban vaginal mesh operations. Ms Hardy also urged the Government to consider bringing forward […]

My thoughts on the Syrian air strikes

We are currently in a very precarious position globally with tensions extremely high. The pictures that came out of Douma last week of the victims of the chemical attack were horrific. The suffering that was on show shook the world and has since led to the UK joining America and France in the bombing of […]