Wales set to also restrict the use of mesh

NHS England recently confirmed that they would be putting an immediate stop to mesh operations, amidst safety concerns. Mesh operations are supposed to fix prolapse and incontinence. However it was revealed that more than 800 women are taking legal action against the NHS and the makers of vaginal mesh implants having reported long-term devastating side […]

Mark Tami MP backs the #SolveSleepIns Alliance

The #SolveSleepIns Alliance brings together charities and care providers challenging Government to fund the crisis in payment for overnight support. Some vulnerable people require full round the clock care and therefore need carers to sleep in at their homes. Unfortunately due to funding cuts carers were regularly paid a flat rate that was below the […]

Scamming is more prevalent than ever, please be aware

Last week I had pleasure of meeting the former Strictly judge, Len Goodman, in Parliament to discuss the new Santander campaign – which he is fronting – that aims to address the issue of scams targeted at over 60s.   This year Santander launched their Scam Avoidance School (SAS). The scheme has been specially designed […]

Mark Tami MP visits local Child Contact Centre

Child Contact Centres provide an invaluable service for children when parents separate by providing a safe environment for contact. The National Association of Child Contact Centres operate 400 centres across the UK and has 4000 volunteers. Mark Tami MP recently visited the local centre in Barnardo’s Cymru, Mold, to see some of the vital work […]

Mark Tami MP joins calls for the Hunting Act to be strengthened to stop wildlife being killed

Mark Tami MP has signed a petition calling for hunting legislation to be strengthened, amid growing concerns that British wildlife is still being targeted due to loopholes in the law. Mr Tami signed the petition, launched by animal welfare charity the League Against Cruel Sports, at its annual reception at the Houses of Parliament on […]