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Jeremy Corbyn re-elected

Jeremy Corbyn last week won his second Labour leadership contest in as many years with a clear majority. The issue with leadership has now been settled and although it has been a testing few months for the Labour Party, it is now time to put this behind us, unite as one and build a party […]

Mark Tami MP listens to constituents and signs Pledge for the Environment

Green Alliance is a charity focused on environmental issues. They have recently launched a campaign calling on MPs to sign a Pledge for the Environment following the EU referendum. The pledge commits the UK to being a world leader on the preserving the environment, climate change and supporting farmers and land owners. Mark Tami is […]

Mark Tami MP re-elected as Co-Chair of APPG on Stem Cell Transplantation

The All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Stem Cell Transplantation last week held their AGM. Mark Tami MP was in attendance and was happy to be voted in as Co-Chair again. The APPG is a cross-party group of MPs, supported by the Anthony Nolan charity, who work to inform parliamentarians about the use of stem […]

Scamming and its Effect on Vulnerable People

I recently spoke in a debate in Westminster on scamming and its effect on vulnerable people. I find it deeply concerning that the elderly and vulnerable are at high risk of being targeted by scammers. The financial and emotional repercussions of these scams can have a devastating effect on people’s lives and more needs to […]

Local MP backs HMRC decision to dump Concentrix

HMRC last week announced that they would not be renewing their contract with Concentrix, the American firm tasked with cutting tax credit fraud. The announcement came after it was revealed the firm had incorrectly withdrawn tax credits from hundreds of claimants. The Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury asked an urgent question in Parliament on Wednesday […]