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Mark's Biography

Mark was elected to Parliament in June 2001 with 52 per cent of the vote. He subsequently held Alyn and Deeside at the 2005 General Election when an unprecedented number of candidates stood for the seat. In total there were eight hopefuls, with Mark taking just under 49 per cent of the vote.

Before entering Westminster Mark was Head of Policy at the Amalgamated Electrical Engineers Union, where he worked closely with union officials in securing additional work for the Broughton Airbus plant.

Born on 3 October 1962, Mark was educated at Enfield Grammar School and is a History graduate of the University of Wales, Swansea.

Mark is married to Sally and has two children, Max and Oscar. The family live in the village of Llanfynydd, in Alyn & Deeside, and both Mark’s boys attend local schools.

In Parliament Mark has championed the need for enhanced animal rights and was a leading advocate of a total ban on hunting with hounds. He has also led a series of campaigns for crucial investment at Airbus.

Among his interests outside Parliament are football, antiques, cricket, fishing and shooting. He is a strong supporter of compulsory voting, is a former member of the TUC General Council and an active member of the Fabian Society.

Mark's Profile

Full Name:

Mark Richard Tami

Born:

3 October 1962

Education

Swansea University (BA History 1985)

Status:

Married to Sally with two sons, Max and Oscar

Special Interests in Parliament:

Manufacturing, Industry, Aerospace

Hobbies / Interests

Football (Norwich City), cricket (Glamorgan), fishing, antiques

Publications

Co-author Votes for All, Fabian Society Pamphlet, 2000

Mark Tami

Mark Tami with his family
Mark with wife Sally and sons Max and Oscar