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My Flintshire Chronicle column

Last week was the state opening of Parliament. The Queen gave her speech that set out the laws that ministers want to pass during the coming years in Parliament. Due to the Tories not getting a majority, the speech did not include a number of key pledges that they had announced in their manifesto before […]

Mark Tami MP fears divisions in society after DUP deal

Theresa May today struck a deal with the Democratic Unionist Party to ensure her Conservative Government has a working majority in Parliament. There have been weeks of negotiations, but today a deal was finally announced that includes £1bn of extra spending in Northern Ireland and even lucrative new tax powers. Mark Tami MP has raised […]

My Flintshire Chronicle column

I was delighted on Thursday to win my fifth election here in in Alyn and Deeside and again be voted in as your Member of Parliament, and a big thank you to everybody who supported me. The Labour campaign was a testament to the Party and at the heart of it was a manifesto that […]

Another Queen’s speech that disregards Wales

Today was the State Opening of Parliament. A symbolic event where the Queen delivers a speech which lays out the laws that ministers want to pass during the coming years in Parliament. With the Conservatives losing their majority, Theresa May was forced to drop a number of key manifesto pledges as the Queen delivered a […]

Local politicians visit Airbus plant in Broughton

North Wales politicians today visited the Airbus plant in Broughton. Mark Tami, Labour candidate for Alyn and Deeside, David Hanson, Labour candidate for Delyn and Ian Lucas, Labour candidate for Wrexham, met with stewards and workers to discuss the forthcoming election. As a major employer in the area, the politicians were keen to meet with […]