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Mark Tami MP challenges the government to defend businesses in Alyn and Deeside from the impact of Brexit

Before Christmas Mark Tami MP challenged the government to defend businesses in Alyn and Deeside from the impact of a ‘hard Brexit’. In a debate in Westminster on the impact of Brexit on businesses in Wales, Mark Tami MP made clear the difficulties businesses in Alyn and Deeside may face if the government proceeds with […]

MP and councillors have sneak preview of new electricity station

Mark Tami MP and local councillors tour new Flintshire Bridge converter station  Commissioning of converter station well under way Power expected to flow in 2017 Mark Tami MP and local councillors have been treated to a ‘behind-the-scenes’ look at the new Flintshire Bridge converter station on Deeside Industrial Park, part of the Western Link project. […]

“Stop discrimination against disabled people” says Mark Tami MP

Mark Tami MP visited a Guide Dogs event in Parliament recently to show his support for taxi and minicab drivers receiving disability equality training when getting their licence. A Private Member’s Bill that sought to introduce such training was debated on 18th November but unfortunately was not voted on because the Bill was talked out […]

LABOUR CALLING FOR PENSION CREDIT TO BE EXTENDED TO WASPI WOMEN

Labour recently outlined their plans to help end the plight of the tens of thousands of women abandoned to live in poverty by the Tory Government’s changes to their state pension age. Under the plan, Pension Credit will be extended to those who were due to retire before the chaotic pension age increase of the Conservative-led Coalition […]

Mark Tami MP calls for more funding to be made available for child cancer

There was a debate in Westminster yesterday this week on child cancer and a related e-petition calling for child cancer to be at the forefront of the NHS and government funding schemes. Mark Tami MP spoke in the debate. He drew upon his own experience and expressed his concern for the level of support given […]