Last week’s column on the Aberfan disaster

Last Friday marked the 50 year anniversary since the dreadful events in Aberfan that shook the nation. The tributes that were held last week to those who lost their lives in the disaster, and to those who were affected by it, were incredibly moving. For a village to lose 144 people, 116 of whom were […]

Mark Tami MP Joins Campaign to Save Lives

Every year in the UK, 30,000 people suffer a sudden cardiac arrest. Sadly, just less than 1-in-10 survive. As part of European Restart a Heart Day, Mark Tami MP visited The Oliver King Foundation at their launch event in Westminster to show support. The Oliver King Foundation began following the tragic death of 12-year-old Oliver […]

Mark Tami MP supports Love to See Change Campaign

Uncorrected vision is the world’s most common disability and affects more than one third of the global population. In the UK it is estimated that two and a half million people are uncorrected and a further two million people suffer from sight loss. The consequences of sight loss costs the UK economy £28 Billion per […]

Brexit worries

The topic of Brexit dominated the recent Party conferences. Theresa May’s announcement that she was likely going to trigger the European Union’s Article 50 exit clause by the end of March 2017, and also her non-commitment to the EU’s single market was alarming. The value of the pound has already fallen by 13% since the […]

Local MP and Councillor meet with HSBC

Local MP, Mark Tami, recently met with HSBC officials regarding the recent announcement that HSBC are set to shut their Ewloe and Caergwrle branches. Mr Tami was joined by local county councillor, Cllr David Healey, and they raised their concerns about the proposed closures with HSBC’s Area Director, Martin Lyons, and branch transformation manager, Roy Lewis. […]