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Mark Tami MP blasts the MoD for excluding Airbus from tendering process

The Financial Times have today reported that the UK’s Ministry of Defence has entered into exclusive discussions with Boeing for a multibillion pound contract to replace the Royal Air Force’s fleet of ageing surveillance aircraft. The MOD’s decision to go ahead without a competitive tendering process has been criticised by many, including politicians. Boeing’s European […]

MPs wear it pink for charity fundraiser

Mark Tami MP poses in pink at Houses of Parliament to support Breast Cancer Now’s flagship fundraiser wear it pink Mark Tami, MP for Alyn and Deeside added a splash of pink to his usual attire to support Breast Cancer Now’s wear it pink fundraiser, which will take place on Friday 19 October to raise […]

Worrying times for high street banks

Last week both Barclays and Lloyds announced that they were closing branches in Alyn and Deeside. The Barclays branch in Queensferry is set to close, as is the Lloyds branch in Buckley. These are the last banks left in their respective towns and the decisions to close them could have major implications on the residents […]

Alyn & Deeside MP backs campaign to ‘Make Blood Cancer Visible’

Mark Tami MP has backed a campaign to raise awareness of blood cancer and put it at the forefront of the Government’s cancer plans.   He recently attended an event organised by the blood cancer research charity Bloodwise at Westminster Hall. He heard about the issues that face people with blood cancers like leukaemia, lymphoma […]

Frederick Birk commemoration and CLIC Sargent’s new report

I was very happy to receive an invitation recently for a commemoration event in Buckley for Frederick Birks – a Victoria Cross (V.C) award holder who was born in the town. Mr Birks received the V.C – the highest and most prestigious award given for bravery – for his actions in Ypres in August 1917. […]