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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 […]

Connah’s Quay Sixth Formers visit Parliament

A group of thirty sixth form students from Connah’s Quay High School descended on Westminster last week, enjoying a tour around the House of Lords and Commons organised by Alyn and Deeside MP Mark Tami. The students arrived in Westminster bright and early after leaving Connah’s Quay at 3am that morning. Following an official tour […]

Sandbank or Super Jumbo – Time for a Decision

Alyn and Deeside MP Mark Tami and AM Carl Sargeant have demanded the Environment Agency issue a dredging license immediately for the Dee Estuary to save the Port of Mostyn. Mr Tami said it was time for the Environment Agency to choose whether a sandbank or the £30 billion super jumbo is more important. He […]

MP calls for compulsory voting

Mark Tami MP will today urge the Government to take immediate action to tackle the declining participations in elections. In an Adjournment Debate in the House of Commons on Participation in Elections, Mr Tami expresses concern that Alyn & Deeside had the lowest turnout in Wales at the Assembly election last year and calls for […]