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Supporting a Nature Recovery Network

Mark Tami MP attended an event hosted by The Wildlife Trusts to show his support for the creation of a Nature Recovery Network.  A well-designed network of places for nature which links up green spaces and protected areas in our towns, cities and countryside would have positive benefits for both people and our wildlife. Research […]

Mark Tami MP pledges support for ‘Digital High Streets’ initiative

Mark Tami MP has signed up to the ‘Digital High Streets’ initiative, pledging his commitment to using technology to support high streets and small businesses across his constituency. The initiative comes as small businesses across Alyn and Deeside are adapting to changing economic conditions. Up to 30,000 ATMs across the UK are slated for closure […]

Mark Tami MP responds to Welsh Government’s vaginal mesh statement

The Welsh Cabinet Secretary for health, Vaughan Gething AM, commissioned a Task and Finish Group to provide advice on the use of synthetic mesh tape and sheets for stress urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse. Clinical leads and academics gathered to undertake the review and took into consideration the views of affected patients. The report […]

Mark Tami votes against cuts to legal aid

There was a debate in Parliament yesterday (08/05/18) brought forward by Labour MP, Richard Burgeon, calling for cuts to legal aid to be revoked. On 1 April 2018 the government imposed a new Advocates Graduated Fee Scheme (AGFS) that has changed how barristers and other advocates are paid for criminal trials in the Crown Court. […]

Assaults on Emergency Workers (Offences) Bill

It really is a sad state of affairs when it is necessary for politicians to introduce laws to further protect emergency service workers because statistics show that assaults on these workers have become more frequent in recent years. However unfortunately it is necessary. Last week the Assaults on Emergency Workers (Offences) Bill had its third […]