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 […]

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 […]