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 The announcement came after it was revealed the firm had incorrectly withdrawn tax credits from hundreds of claimants.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 […]

Mark Tami presents award to recent Green team Traineeship graduates

Mark Tami MP joined the Ground Work North Wales Green Team Traineeship graduates to celebrate their end of course graduation. The Traineeship aims to help learners aged 16 -24 build their confidence and employability skills by completing accredited and employer focused qualifications. The students were thrilled to have their local MP there who had this […]

Local politicians visit Tata’s Shotton plant

Local Flintshire politicians, Mark Tami MP, David Hanson MP and Hannah Blythyn AM, recently visited Tata’s Shotton plant in the wake of the recent announcement that Tata were investing heavily in the steel works. Despite the uncertainty surrounding the steel industry as a whole, Tata have confirmed that they are willing to pump millions of pounds […]