31% over 65s at risk in Wales from carbon monoxide poisoning

Mark Tami MP urges constituents, especially those over 65, to protect themselves against the deadly threat of carbon monoxide (CO). New research from the Carbon Monoxide – Be Alarmed! campaign found that 31% of over 65s in Wales are at risk from this silent killer as they do not have a CO alarm fitted in […]

Mark Tami MP calls for greater awareness of brain tumours in Parliament

Mark Tami MP teamed up with The Brain Tumour Charity to support Brain Tumour Awareness Month in March. Brain tumours are the biggest cancer killer of children and adults under 40 in the UK, and reduce life expectancy by 20 years on average. The impact of a brain tumour diagnosis on quality of life can […]

It’s time to take pride in our streets

Unfortunately more and more litter is being dropped on the streets of Alyn and Deeside all the time. It has become an issue that needs urgent attention not just here in Flintshire, but nation-wide. The UK Government announced this weeks that Councils can now issue £150 on the spot fines to anyone caught littering on […]

Mark Tami MP meets Alfie Dingley in Parliament

Alfie Dingley has a very rare form of epilepsy which means he suffers from clusters of 20 to 30 seizures a day every 7-10 days, all of which result in hospitalisation. In the UK, he is treated with intra venous steroids, something his doctors say will cause him mental and physical harm and will end […]

A trade war is becoming a real threat – this week’s column

The recent developments in what could become a global trade war are certainly very worrying. Donald Trump slapping tariffs on steel and aluminium could have a drastic effect on our steel industry. Mr Trump has also suggested tariffs could be put on cars coming into the United States if his plans on steel are met […]