We must change our drinking ways

Measures were unveiled this week to tackle youngsters who drink alcohol in public. A key plank in the strategy is holding parents responsible for children who consume alcohol and where necessary, prosecuting them for their failures. Professionals could be called in where parents are unable to handle their children and parenting courses would be compulsory […]

For a great day join the Hawarden Walkers

“I was delighted to join walkers for a trek around Hawarden last Friday, which was an excellent way to hear the views of people while enjoying exercise. “Hawarden Village Walks started in 2005 and every Friday morning between 70 and 100 people take part in various walks. The age band of those taking part is […]

Mark hails coffee campaign

Mark Tami has welcomed a pledge by a national coffee shop to donate a full day’s profits to charity. Mr Tami also said other large corporations should follow the lead taken by Costa Coffee in donating their profits on June 14th to good causes. Mr Tami said: “Costa Coffee is donating every penny of profit […]

Mark welcomes plan for enhanced border controls

Plans to improve security at UK borders and eliminate abuse of immigration rules have been welcomed by Alyn & Deeside MP Mark Tami. All visitors to Britain requiring a visa are now having their fingerprints taken in a bid to further reduce illegal immigration. In addition, by Christmas every single foreign national will be counted […]

Ban on plastic bags urged

MP Mark Tami has called for a ban on the production of plastic bags. Mr Tami said plastic shopping bags should give way to more degradable bags for use in supermarkets and fashion stores. He said: “In much of America paper-based bags are widely used in shops and are seen by top retail outlets as […]