Mark Tami’s voting in Parliament
Mark Tami is a Labour MP, and so on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.
This is a selection of Mark Tami’s votes.
Almost always voted for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
Consistently voted against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
Consistently voted for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
Almost always voted against reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
Voted a mixture of for and against a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
Consistently voted against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes
We have lots more plain English analysis of Mark Tami’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Mark Tami’s full vote analysis page for more.
Mark Tami never rebelled against their party in this parliament
I shall make a few practical points about the proposals and explain how they may adversely affect a border area such as the one I represent. I say “border”, but to all intents and purposes, the border is not there for that area between north-east Wales and north-west England. Every day, thousands of people leave north Wales to work in England and thousands cross the border the...
I agree. My hon. Friend and I have talked about this many times. I may be based in north Wales and she in south Wales, but there are many similarities. Countess of Chester hospital was built to serve the needs of the people of Chester and Deeside, so it is not an England-only hospital. A third of its patients come from Wales. The previous Member of Parliament for City of Chester used to stand...
I accept that that was the result then. The right hon. Gentleman’s party was strongly opposed to devolution at that time, but it has had a bit of a turn of face, and is now promoting it. Indeed, a number of people who were very much against devolution have gone down the road to Damascus and changed their opinion, and I am pleased they have.
More of Mark Tami’s recent appearances
Labour MP for Alyn and Deeside
Entered the House of Commons on 7 June 2001 — General election
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Topics of interest
- Environment Food and Rural Affairs
- Home Department
- Innovation and Skills
- Voter Participation/Registration
- Nuclear Decommissioning Authority
- Animal Quarantine
- Roads: Accidents
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Administration Committee (23 Jan 2012 to 30 Mar 2015)
- Opposition Pairing Whip (Commons) (7 Oct 2011 to 30 Mar 2015)
- Member, Speaker's Advisory Committee on Works of Art (18 Nov 2010 to 8 Nov 2011)
- Member, Committee of Selection (13 Oct 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
- Opposition Whip (Commons) (8 Oct 2010 to 7 Oct 2011)
- Member, Crossrail Bill Committee (14 Nov 2007 to 18 Nov 2007)
- Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (2 Jul 2007 to 6 May 2010)
- Member, Human Rights (Joint Committee) (22 Jan 2007 to 6 Nov 2007)
- Member, Tax Law Rewrite Bills (Joint Committee) (29 Nov 2005 to 6 Nov 2007)
- PPS (Rt Hon Dawn Primarolo, Paymaster General), HM Treasury (10 Nov 2005 to 6 Sep 2006)
- Member, Northern Ireland Affairs Committee (16 Jul 2001 to 12 Jul 2005)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 32 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 13 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 73.58% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 10 annotations on this MP’s speeches — above average amongst MPs.
- This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 15–16 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
- 82 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Mark Tami’s activity
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 160 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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