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Local politicians write to Secretary of State demanding answers on steel

A group of local politicians wrote a letter to the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, Greg Clark, and the Prime Minister, Theresa May, on behalf of local steelworkers. The letter was from Alyn & Deeside MP Mark Tami, Alyn and Deeside AM Carl Sargeant, Delyn MP David Hanson, Delyn AM Hannah […]

My thoughts on the steel industry

Theresa May recently addressed the Confederation of British Industry’s (CBI) annual conference and announced an industrial strategy. Two things in particular stood out for me. The first being the U-Turn on the promise to have workers on boards of companies, and secondly the absence of any reference to the steel industry in her speech. This […]

Last week’s column on Donald Trump

Months of bitter and spiteful campaigning came to an end on Tuesday and the 45th President of the United States was elected. It was a divisive campaign; and the focus on trading insults and condemning one another rather than laying out policies and values really epitomised what is wrong with modern day politics. It was […]

Local MP pledges to support developments at Deeside Community Hospital

Plans are in place to build a new purpose built communal area attached to the Gladstone ward at Deeside Community Hospital. The area will be dedicated to support and improve inpatient stay for patients, with a specific focus on those suffering with Dementia. Mark Tami MP met with staff at the hospital last week to […]

Mark Tami MP joins Dr Hilary Jones to celebrate school milk in Parliament

 Local MP, Mark Tami, this week joined TV’s Dr Hilary Jones at an event at the House of Commons to celebrate the role of school milk in supporting childhood health. Dr Jones is the spokesperson for the School and Nursery Milk Alliance, which works to highlight the health benefits of milk in schools. The organisation […]