This month Member of Parliament for Alyn and Deeside, Mark Tami, showed his support for the fight against blood cancer by raising awareness of the need for more blood stem cell donors as a potential lifesaver with DKMS.  Mark, supported DKMS at an event organised by fellow MP, Mike Wood, at the House of Commons. […]

Universal Credit affecting the livelihoods of the most vulnerable

Every week my office is approached by local residents who need assistance with Universal Credit. The damming truth about the benefit, is that it hasn’t worked and the rollout needs to be stopped as it is plunging already vulnerable people further into poverty and hardship. Flintshire was a pilot area for the full rollout of […]

Mark Tami MP pledges support for Local Pubs in Alyn and Deeside

Mark Tami MP has today pledged his support for the Long Live the Local Campaign to help pubs in Alyn and Deeside keep their doors open. Mark Tami joins the more than 100,000 people who have signed the petition so far, including 168 in Alyn and Deeside. Mark Tami MP is calling on the Government […]

Mark Tami MP raises concerns with DWP over PIP assessment procedures

Mark Tami MP recently met with representatives from Parkinson’s UK, and also somebody who suffers with Parkinson’s to discuss the difficulties people with Parkinson’s face whilst applying for PIP. Every hour, two people in the UK are told they have Parkinson’s – a neurological condition that turns lives upside down, leaving a future full of […]

The Labour Party Conference

I spent last week in Liverpool at the Labour Party Conference. I feel the Conference went down very well – with the Labour Party looking more united than ever and the numbers who turned up just goes to show how popular our movement is. This week senior Tory figures have been speaking in front of […]