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Mark Tami MP backs Usdaw’s call for shoppers to ‘keep your cool’ and not abuse shopworkers

Mark Tami MP has joined with members of the retail union Usdaw to campaign for respect for shopworkers as part of the Freedom From Fear Campaign, which seeks to prevent violence, threats and abuse directed at retail staff. The campaign event took place the day after the Government blocked a Labour amendment to the Anti-Social Behaviour, […]

Mark Tami MP at the opening of The Boardroom Indoor Climbing Centre

Mark Tami MP was at the opening of The Boardroom Indoor Climbing Centre in Queensferry. ‘It is great to have this amazing facility on our doorstep. I am delighted that in the current climate two individuals are brave and passionate enough to spearhead a project like this.’ The Boardroom Indoor Climbing Centre has been created […]

Local MP shows support for the humble spud as part of Potato Week 2013

Alyn & Deeside is firmly on the map, after Mark Tami MP showed his support for the humble spud by potato printing onto a UK map to show his support for the UK Potato Industry. The event in Parliament organised by the Potato Council was part of celebrations to mark this year’s Potato Week. Mark […]

Mark Tami MP backs campaign to encourage people in Flintshire to find out their risk of Type 2 diabetes

Mark Tami MP has backed a campaign by Diabetes UK to reach the 7 million people in the UK who are at high risk of Type 2 diabetes and he is urging people in Flintshire to have their risk of the condition checked. Mark Tami MP said: “I am supporting this campaign because there are […]

Mark Tami MP supports Repealing the Bedroom Tax

Mark Tami MP has welcomed Labour’s decision to repeal the Bedroom Tax. The Bedroom Tax hits over 650,000 people nationwide, and 40,000 people in Wales. For the vast majority of those affected, there is nowhere smaller to move to, hitting vulnerable people with an average bill of £720 a year through no fault of their […]