Mark Tami, the MP for Alyn and Deeside, was presented with a national award by the blood cancer charity Anthony Nolan at a ceremony in Parliament on 28 November. Mark was announced as the winner in the category of Political Supporter of the Year at the Anthony Nolan Supporter Awards 2017. Mark picked up his […]

My thoughts on the rise of automation

A recent report highlighted Alyn and Deeside as being in the top five of constituencies most likely to be hit the hardest by the rise of automation. It announced that 36.8% of jobs in our constituency will be at risk by 2030. It comes as no surprise that the constituencies that were declared most at […]

Mark Tami calls for better training and opportunities for female coaches in football

Mark Tami, the MP for Alyn and Deeside, has given his support for the Betfair Fairer Game campaign, which aims to promote better training and opportunities for female coaches in football. On Tuesday 14th November, Mark met some of the 50 coaches that have been selected to have their UEFA B licence funded by Betfair, […]

Local MP attends parliamentary launch of ovarian cancer prevention report

Local MP, Mark Tami, attended the launch of Ovarian Cancer Action’s cancer prevention policy report at Westminster on Wednesday 18th October. The charity is calling for BRCA testing to be made more accessible to people potentially at risk of carrying the BRCA gene mutation, which increases their risk of ovarian, breast, prostate and pancreatic cancer. […]

This week’s column on ME/CFS

Last week I had the incredibly moving privilege to attend the screening of the film, Unrest, in Parliament. Unrest is filmed by an actual sufferer of myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME) whose body suddenly started to fail on her in her twenties. Jennifer Brea was an active Harvard PhD student when she developed ME, also known as […]