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Alyn & Deeside MP Rallies for Regional Beer

Mark Tami MP is supporting a Parliamentary motion bemoaning the ever increasing consolidation of pub and wholesaler ownership which is having an adverse effect on regional distinctiveness and consumer choice. Mr Tami said, “Over 70 per cent of pubs are prevented from selling beer from small local brewers and there are even cases of publicans […]

Clear concern for hidden speed cameras

Mark Tami MP has joined a group of MPs to support a Parliamentary motion expressing concern at demands to replace high visibility cameras on our roads with more obscure cameras, given that the prime purpose of cameras is to slow drivers down as opposed to catching speeding motorists in order to raise revenue. The Alyn […]

Mark welcomes fairer fares for men over 60

Mark Tami MP has welcomed the news that from April 1st men in Alyn & Deeside will become eligible for bus travel concessions at age 60 – the same age as women. Before this they have had to wait until they are 65. At the moment under the travel concession scheme in Alyn & Deeside, […]

MP calls Ministerial meeting on CSA

Mark Tami MP yesterday held a high level meeting with Baroness Hollis, the Government minister responsible for the Child Support Agency. The meeting took place at the Department for Work and Pensions head office on Whitehall and was called by the Alyn & Deeside MP after ongoing complaints from constituents about their dealings with the […]

MP says ‘Claim Tax Credits’

Mark Tami MP will be campaigning around Alyn & Deeside over the coming months to encourage local people to claim the Government’s new tax credits coming in April. From April 2003, the current system of tax credits will be replaced and removed. The Child Tax Credit and the Working Tax Credit build on and streamline […]