The year ahead – last week’s column

As 2016, a year of great political change and upheaval, draws to a close, I am going to use this week’s column to look at the year ahead. I suspect 2017 will continue to be marked by questions regarding an early general election. I personally believe that yet another vote is exactly what the British […]

Local MP hosts charity event in Parliament

Dame Ellen Macarthur, and representatives from the Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust, were in Parliament this week raising awareness for their Round Britain 2017 campaign. The “confidence-building” initiative will take place between May and September this year and will see the Trust’s 44ft voyage yacht, Moonspray, visit over 60 coastal towns and cities with five different […]

Mark Tami MP pledges his support to save young lives

Cardiac Risk in Young (CRY) has been working extensively for a number of years to reduce the frequency of young sudden cardiac death (YSCD). CRY estimate that every week in the UK at least 12 young people die of undiagnosed heart conditions. The organisation provides support to young people diagnosed with potentially life-threatening cardiac conditions […]

Mark Tami seeks reassurances from health chiefs in England and Wales

Amidst one of the worse crises to ever hit the NHS, local MP, Mark Tami, has written to both the Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport, Vaughan Gething AM, and the Health Secretary in England, Jeremy Hunt MP, seeking assurances for local NHS services. There have been calls this week for Jeremy Hunt to […]

Mark Tami surprises Christmas card competition winner

Local MP, Mark Tami, and local AM, Carl Sargeant, held a Christmas card competition for all pupils in Alyn and Deeside’s primary schools. Unfortunately the school winner from Drury Primary School, Louisa Wynne, was unable to attend the event held at the Toyota factory on Deeside industrial estate last week. Not wanting Louisa to miss […]