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Mark Tami MP backs local shopworkers and opposes Government changes to Sunday trading laws

Mark Tami MP for Alyn & Deeside attended an Usdaw lobby of Parliament to oppose the Government’s proposal to devolve Sunday trading regulations. Usdaw members, who work in retail, met with MPs to explain how extended opening in large stores will lead to even more retail staff being pressured to work longer hours on Sundays, […]

Mark Tami MP backs campaign to have equal access to TV for people with sensory loss

Local MP, Mark Tami attended a parliamentary drop-in hosted by Action on Hearing Loss where he pledged support for the charity’s campaign Subtitle It! which is backing legislation that will mean people with sight and hearing loss are able to watch fully accessible video-on-demand services with subtitles, signing and audio description. The event was jointly […]

Local School Honoured with Prestigious National Award

Mark Tami, MP for Alyn & Deeside, congratulated Ysgol Bryn Deva in Connah’s Quay on being awarded the prestigious Marjorie Boxall Quality Mark Award by national charity the Nurture Group Network. This prestigious accolade is awarded to schools who demonstrate exemplary practice in supporting a range of pupil needs in their school nurture groups.  Nurture […]

Flintshire Politicians against Tax Credit Changes

Alyn and Deeside politicians, Mark Tami MP and Carl Sargeant AM, speak out against changes to the tax credit system. The changes by the Conservative Government to the tax credit system could cost families in Alyn and Deeside as much as £3,000 per year. The pair have spoken out against these changes because they feel […]

MPs Support Charity’s Call for Government Action on Blood Cancer

Flintshire MP’s Mark Tami and David Hanson have backed calls for Government action on blood cancer after a blood cancer charity revealed that one in three transplant patients die within one year of their treatment. The MPs met with the blood cancer charity, Anthony Nolan, at the Labour Party Conference this year and are supporting […]