This week’s column: Tribute to Jo Cox and thoughts on today’s referendum

Last Thursday I was attending a palliative care award event with David Hanson when we heard the news of the brutal attack on our colleague, Jo Cox. Jo was 41 and had only been in parliament for a year, but in that time she had made a name for herself as a courageous campaigner for […]

Mark Tami MP speaks in House of Commons debate on the Wales Bill

The Wales Bill was again debated in Parliament last week and local MP Mark Tami raised an important issue. The Wales Bill is an attempt to change the governance of politics in Wales. The Bill intends to amend devolution in Wales and move the country to a system that is more in line with their Northern […]

Mark Tami MP concerned for local jobs if we vote to Leave

There was a debate last week in Westminster regarding the economic benefits of remaining in the EU. Mark Tami MP spoke in the debate and raised his concerns for the 6000 people employed in his constituency by Airbus, who have urged their employees to vote to remain. Mark Tami said in the debate; “Have my colleagues […]

Carers Week Celebrated at Second Annual Event

CARERS and representatives from support organisations got together with Flintshire’s elected members to celebrate Carers Week (June 6-12). Alyn and Deeside AM Carl Sargeant and MP Mark Tami, and Delyn’s Hannah Blythyn AM and David Hanson MP, hosted an event for carers on Friday afternoon, June 10, at Connah’s Quay Labour Club. “While caring can […]

Mark Tami MP urges constituents to register to vote

For anyone who isn’t registered to vote, then tomorrow (Tuesday 7th) will be the last opportunity you will have to register in time to have your say on the EU referendum. Mark Tami MP, who has been actively supporting the Remain campaign for economic and security reasons, has urged constituents who are not registered to […]