This week’s Chronicle Column

This week we heard the dreadful news regarding the potential loss of 400 jobs from the Vauxhall plant in Ellesmere Port. The factory has been a big part of the local community for almost 30 years and a lot of my constituents work there. The redundancies, despite hopes that they will be conducted on a […]

Open your eyes with a blindfold walk

A BLINDFOLD walk will prove real eye-opener for Alyn & Deeside MP Mark Tami this Friday (October 20). The event, in Connah’s Quay, is being organised by Guide Dogs Cymru to highlight the problems facing blind and visually impaired people as they go about their daily routine. Starting at noon outside his office at 70 […]


Mark Tami MP has backed a campaign by blood cancer charity Anthony Nolan, calling for better care for people recovering from a stem cell transplant. Despite stem cell transplant patients often being known as “patients for life” due to the long-term side-effects of the treatment, many patients are not receiving adequate support for the physical, […]

Flintshire MPs raise British Steel pensioner’s concerns

Last month Tata Steel UK struck a deal to merge with German company, Thyssenkrupp, a deal which essentially allowed its UK plants to stay open. Prior to the proposed merger the indebted British Steel Pension Scheme (BSPS) separated from Tata Steel UK following a vote from the workforce. At the time there was a real […]

My thoughts on gun crime in America

I read this week that more Americans have died from guns (including suicides, murders and accidents) than the sum total of all the Americans who have died in all the wars in American history. After another 59 people were killed in the painfully tragic events that happened in Las Vegas this week, we are again […]