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 […]

Backing given for donor overhaul

Alyn & Deeside MP Mark Tami has backed the Prime Minister’s call for an overhaul of the UK organ donor network. The Government is aiming to emulate Spain’s successful model of organ donations through recruiting twice as many transplant co-ordinators and creating 24-hour retrieval teams. Mr Tami said: “This could be bolstered by a change […]

Mark’s ready to name and shame

Mark Tami has threatened able drivers who park in disabled parking bays that he is preparing to name and shame them. Mr Tami said he plans to randomly visit leisure centres and other public facilities and identify cars parked in disabled bays that do not feature official disabled badges in their windscreens. He would then […]

Mark urges Bevin Boys to come forward

Alyn & Deeside MP Mark Tami is calling on any Bevin Boys in Flintshire who are yet to receive their special badges to come forward. Mr Tami said the unique badges commissioned by the government recognised the sacrifices made by Bevin Boys during and after the Second World War. He added: “The Bevin Boys scheme […]

Mark welcomes Welsh No 10 website

Alyn & Deeside MP Mark Tami has welcomed the launch of a Welsh language version of the Prime Minister’s website. Mr Tami said Gordon Brown’s new Welsh website showed the prime Minister’s commitment to the development of the language. He added: “This is a fantastic service for Welsh speakers and I am pleased that he […]