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UN Decision right on Darfur

Alyn and Deeside MP Mark Tami has welcomed the leadership shown by Prime Minister Gordon Brown in pressing for a peacekeeping mission to Darfur. Mr Tami said there was an urgent need for action in the Sudanese region, where 200,000 people have been killed through violence and war. A joint resolution at the UN by […]

Sentences Must be tougher for Animal Cruelty

Alyn and Deeside MP Mark Tami has called for harsher sentencing of people found guilty of neglecting or abusing animals. Mr Tami said he was appalled by the rise in animal cruelty in Wales, which saw the number of cases of neglect increase by more than 25 per cent between 2005 and 2006. He said: […]

MP overwhelmed by thanks for hunting ban campaign

Alyn & Deeside MP Mark Tami has been inundated with letters of thanks from local residents expressing their thanks for his work on pushing for a ban on hunting with dogs. Mr Tami has campaigned ferociously since his election in 2001 for a total ban on hunting and sat on the House of Commons Committee […]

Local schools launch lively debate in Parliament

Alyn & Deeside secondary schools have been getting a taster for political debate by visiting local MP Mark Tami at work in Westminster. Recently, groups of sixth formers from the Elfed High School, Buckley and Connah’s Quay High School have enjoyed a tour of Parliament coupled with the opportunity to raise any issues. Buckley students […]

MP and Corrie Star Say “Claim Your New Pension Credit”

Mark Tami MP has joined forces with actress Liz Dawn, AKA Vera Duckworth and the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions to urge Alyn & Deeside pensioners to claim the new Pension Credit. Launching the campaign to encourage take up of the Pension Credit, Mr Tami said, “From October the new Pension Credit will […]