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MP welcomes Budget for pensioners in Alyn & Deeside

Mark Tami MP has welcomed the Budget unveiled today by Chancellor Gordon Brown as “good news for children, families and pensioners here in Alyn & Deeside” The local MP was commenting after listening to the Chancellor deliver the Budget which gave pensioners aged 70 and over £100 to help with their council tax bills. Mr […]

Christmas Card winner and class mates visit Westminister

2003 Christmas Card winner Laura Mewes was accompanied by over fifty class mates and teachers in an action packed visit to the Houses of Parliament last week. The group from Mountain Lane Primary School in Buckley was led by head teacher Mr Hefin Parry and enjoyed a tour around the Palace of Westminster, taking in […]

MP re-affirms opposition to top up fees

A local MP has made clear that he is still opposed to the introduction of top-up fees. Alyn & Deeside MP Mark Tami has added his support to a parliamentary motion expressing concern about the impact top-up fees would have on prospective students. Mr Tami commented, “I have always maintained my opposition to the introduction […]

Fireworks restriction takes a step closer

The misery caused by the misuse of fireworks is set to come to a welcome end as Bill Tynan’s Fireworks Bill was resoundingly approved by MPs and Peers late on Monday night. Irresponsible sales and use of fireworks, which terrify people and pets alike will be stopped under the bill, while still allowing families to […]

Condolences for Swedish Foreign Minister

Mark Tami has joined with parliamentary colleagues in expressing their sadness at the death of Swedish Foreign Minister Anna Lindh. The Alyn & Deeside MP has supported a House of Commons motion voicing regret and shock at the tragic death of one of Sweden’s most prominent politicians. Mr Tami said, “I send my heartfelt condolences […]