Mark Tami MP pledges his support to those affected by the Equitable Life Scandal

Equitable Life was once one of the world’s largest life insurance companies and it collapsed in 2000, having made promises to policy holders that turned out to be unaffordable. A number of policy holders put their entire life savings for retirement into it as they were given the impression it was Blue Chip Pensions Company. […]

Mark Tami MP backs Labour’s claims that Britain needs a pay rise

It has been revealed that between 2010 and 2016, average yearly wage figures fell by 0.8% per year in real terms in the North West and by 0.3% in Wales. This is compared to the average yearly figures between 2002 and 2010, which saw wages rise by 1% per year in the North West and […]

Mark Tami MP arranges meeting with Council Officers regarding the regeneration of Buckley

Mark Tami MP this week met with a number leading figures from Flintshire County Council in a meeting arranged to discuss the regeneration of Buckley. In attendance were Steve Jones (Streetscene), Niall Waller (Regeneration), Andy Roberts (Planning), Clare Budden (Housing and Regeneration) and Cllr Derek Butler (Economic development). The regeneration of Buckley has been a […]

Leasehold properties

On Wednesday the UK government finally announced its intention to ban the sale of leasehold houses. The Welsh government is also going out to consultation. This is very welcome but the announcement was somewhat vague as what they were going to do to help those who already own such properties. I believe this is one […]

Flintshire MPs attend blood cancer event in Parliament

The All Party Parliamentary Group on Stem Cell Transplantation, supported by the blood cancer charity, Anthony Nolan, held their annual summer reception this week. Local MP Mark Tami was again voted in as chair of the APPG and hosted the reception. Mr Tami was joined by a number of charities and politicians from across the […]