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MP makes the case for DARA and air tanker

Alyn and Deeside Mark Tami has appealed to the Ministry of Defence to put an end to speculation about the future of red dragon and confirm Government support for DARA. Speaking in a defence debate, Mr Tami highlighted the vital role that the Defence Aviation Repair Agency (DARA) at RAF Sealand provides in meeting the […]

Multi-million Raytheon contract

Flintshire MP Mark Tami has welcomed the Ministry of Defence decision to award a contract worth around £120 million pounds for a new precision guided bomb to Raytheon Systems Ltd. Mr Tami said of the massive contract, “This is good news for the UK industry. Recent conflicts have underpinned the requirement for reliable and effective […]

Suez medal announcement welcome news

Mark Tami MP has welcomed the Prime Minister’s announcement of a new medal clasp for service in the Suez Canal Zone between 1951 and 1954. Mr Tami commented, “This is great news for Alyn & Deeside veterans who are finally receiving the recognition they deserve. I am informed that the Honours and Decoration Committee recognised […]

Pensions and Child Benefit from the Post Office

From this month onwards the Government is changing the way that you receive either pensions or child benefit by paying them direct into your account but you can still collect them from the Post Office, says Mark Tami MP. The Alyn & Deeside MP explains, “The new changes mean that state pension and benefit order […]

Peace in the Middle East

Mark Tami MP has called on the USA to rapidly publish the Roadmap for peace in the Middle East and to take assertive action to achieve a just settlement, implementing UN resolutions and respecting the rights of both Israelis and Palestinians to security and independent statehood. The Alyn & Deeside MP, who has put his […]