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 […]

Mark Tami MP calls for an urgent investigation in to Concentrix’s activities

Whilst Labour welcome that HMRC has finally taken action in announcing that the Concentrix contract will not be renewed after pressure from the public, it is regrettable that it has taken so long to reach this decision. Labour held an Opposition Day Debate in Parliament to urge the government to take action to compensate people […]

Local MP backs new cross-party homelessness legislation, but says government must do more to tackle the causes of rising homelessness

The Homelessness Reduction Bill was passed in the House of Commons on Friday 28 October, it aims to bring down high levels of homelessness by placing stronger duties on councils to help people who are homeless or threatened with homelessness at an earlier stage. Labour supported the Bill and is pleased that the Government listened […]

Statement on today’s High Court ruling

The High Court today ruled that the Government cannot trigger Article 50 without approval from parliament. Mark Tami said on the issue I was surprised at the judgement, bearing in mind the recent judgement in Northern Ireland. Clearly we cannot ignore the referendum result. This is merely confirmation that parliament will be able to scrutinise […]

Mark Tami MP concerned about the Government’s industrial strategy

There was debate last week in Parliament on the Government’s industrial strategy. The debate was brought forward by Chris White MP who feels Britain needs a coherent strategy that drives growth, builds economies, provides sustainable employment and reduces inequalities. Mark Tami MP spoke in the debate and raised concerns that there is a tendency for […]