Mark Tami MP re-elected as Co-Chair of APPG on Stem Cell Transplantation

The All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Stem Cell Transplantation last week held their AGM. Mark Tami MP was in attendance and was happy to be voted in as Co-Chair again. The APPG is a cross-party group of MPs, supported by the Anthony Nolan charity, who work to inform parliamentarians about the use of stem […]

Scamming and its Effect on Vulnerable People

I recently spoke in a debate in Westminster on scamming and its effect on vulnerable people. I find it deeply concerning that the elderly and vulnerable are at high risk of being targeted by scammers. The financial and emotional repercussions of these scams can have a devastating effect on people’s lives and more needs to […]

Local MP backs HMRC decision to dump Concentrix

HMRC last week announced that they would not be renewing their contract with Concentrix, the American firm tasked with cutting tax credit fraud. The announcement came after it was revealed the firm had incorrectly withdrawn tax credits from hundreds of claimants. The Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury asked an urgent question in Parliament on Wednesday […]

Mark Tami MP wearing it pink

Parliament resumed last week after the summer recess period and Breast Cancer Now, the UK’s largest breast cancer charity, was raising awareness for their Wear it Pink campaign. Wear it Pink is an annual campaign that usually raises around 2 million pound for the charity each year. The charity asks you to wear something pink […]

Chronicle column (1/9/16)

Last week, Flintshire students celebrated some fantastic GCSE results. GCSE results in Flintshire have always been amongst the best in the country and this year was no exception with results improving on last year’s. These results coupled with the excellent A-level results obtained by Flintshire pupils the previous week, really pays tribute to the hard […]