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Wednesday, 2 September, 2015

Christopher Salmon is set to fight for a second term as Police and Crime Commissioner for Dyfed Powys Police.

Tuesday, 1 September, 2015

Welsh Conservatives have called on Labour Ministers to reverse their “devastating” cuts to bus operator grants. The calls come on the same day as the Welsh Labour Government announced a £15m discounted bus travel scheme for young people in Wales.

Friday, 28 August, 2015

Access to cancer treatments in Wales has been at the forefront of a Welsh Conservative community engagement forum in Newport.


Held at Rodney Parade, a number of health organisations attended the event, including BMA Cymru, Macmillan, Tenovus, NHS Confederation, RCN, Breast Cancer Care and Aneurin Bevan Community Health Council.

Wednesday, 26 August, 2015

Welsh Conservatives have labelled reports of huge job losses at Tata’s site in Llanwern ‘shocking’ and ‘devastating’.

Wednesday, 26 August, 2015

The response time target for the most urgent ambulance calls in Wales has been missed for the 21st consecutive month. 


Across Wales, 65 per cent of ‘Category A’ or ‘immediately life-threatening’ calls should receive an ambulance response with eight minutes.

Monday, 24 August, 2015

Welsh Conservatives have questioned enormous new figures showing well over 50 million pounds was spent on Labour government-owned buildings over the last five years.


The stats – obtained by Andrew RT Davies – cover capital building expenses, furniture and IT. The Welsh Conservative Leader has now called for a swift review of building costs and a response from Labour ministers addressing the size of the estate they manage.

Wednesday, 19 August, 2015

98 people newly diagnosed with cancer via the ‘urgent suspected cancer route’ did not start their treatment within the target time in June.


Latest figures, published by Welsh government today, show Labour’s target has been missed again. It was last met in 2008.

Wednesday, 19 August, 2015

An increase in the number of managers at three Welsh health boards has been labelled ‘astonishing’ by Welsh Conservatives.


Figures obtained by the Shadow Health Minister show Betsi Cadwaladr UHB, Powys and Aneurin Bevan have all seen a rise in management staff since 2012.

Tuesday, 18 August, 2015

Commenting on confirmation of an NHS consultation, which could see consultant-led maternity care withdrawn from Glan Clwyd, Welsh Conservative Shadow Health Minister, Darren Millar AM, said:

“For Welsh Conservatives, hospital downgrading is not an option – anywhere."

Monday, 17 August, 2015

Take-up of specialist diabetes education is ‘nowhere near good enough’ in Wales and swift government action is required to boost participation.


That’s the message from Welsh Conservatives, who’ve urged Labour ministers to ensure health boards are doing all they can to encourage patients to take part.