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My thoughts on Syria

The chemical attack on Syrian civilians and President Trump’s bombing of a Syrian airbase in retaliation is yet further evidence that tensions globally are dangerously high. The response from constituents over the past week shows the strength of feeling towards the Syrian people’s plight and really pays tribute to how compassionate the people of Alyn […]

Local politicians unveil new tool shed at Connah’s Quay allotments

Local Member of Parliament, Mark Tami, along with Member of the House of Lords, Lord Barry Jones, were present as Digging Deeside volunteers unveiled their new tool shed. Digging Deeside is a gardening project in Deeside involving green-fingered volunteers from the local community ran by equality and diversity group, RainbowBiz. The project aims to teach […]

Local MP raises Broughton resident’s concerns to Arriva

It has been decided by Arriva that the No 3 bus service, which goes between Mold and Chester via Broughton, will now be an hourly service rather than half hourly. A number of residents in Broughton, as well as the local councillors – Cllr Derek Butler and Cllr Mike Lowe, have voiced their concerns as […]

Mark Tami MP concerned about PIP assessments

Mark Tami recently raised three written questions to the Government regarding PIP assessments and the number of cases going to the appeal process. Mr Tami’s office has been inundated with constituents, who are unable to work due to their physical or mental condition, and have had their benefits cut. People who are not happy with […]

Mark Tami MP backs the TUC’s ‘Dying to Work’ campaign to protect terminally ill workers

Mark Tami MP attended a cross-party reception in Parliament to support the TUC’s ‘Dying to Work’ campaign which is seeking to change the law to provide additional employment protection for terminally ill workers.  Dying to Work was set up following the case of Jacci Woodcook, a 58-year-old sales manager from Derbyshire, who was forced out […]