Commenting on today’s announcement of significant investment in Airbus at Broughton – with 48 million provided jointly by Airbus and the UK government and eight million by the Welsh Government – Welsh Conservative Shadow Minister for Business, William Graham AM, said:
“This is more hugely welcome news for the Welsh economy - that follows both the deal on electrification and recent confirmation of M4 relief."
Commenting on today’s deal to electrify rail track in the south Wales valleys, Welsh Conservative Leader Andrew RT Davies AM, said:
"This is hugely welcome news that will boost the Welsh economy, create jobs and secure growth."
There is considerable variation in the value of patient meals in Welsh hospitals, with some meals costing less than £1.50, according to figures exposed by the Welsh Conservatives today.
Commenting on the announcement of 1,100 new jobs at six Welsh companies ahead of a post-NATO investment conference at the Celtic manor in Newport, William Graham AM, Shadow Minister for Business, said:
“We welcome any new skilled jobs or investment in the Welsh economy, which will help secure growth and contribute to a more prosperous Wales."
Cancer waiting times in Wales got worse in September 2014, for the second month in a row, according to figures published today.
Axed routes and falling passenger numbers have been highlighted by Andrew RT Davies as he questioned the First Minister on the future of Cardiff Airport in the Senedd today.
The Shadow Minister for Health has written an open letter to the Welsh Labour Government, requesting clarity on the circumstances surrounding a potential UK NHS comparison study.
Commenting on the National Grid’s publication of the next stage of consultation proposals to connect wind farms in mid Wales– which, for the first time, include a detailed design for the connection –Welsh Conservative Shadow Minister for Environment, Antoinette Sandbach AM, said:
“Any further opportunity for people to have their say is welcome but I fear all confidence has been lost in National Grid’s consultation."
Commenting on a claim from GermanWings that it is withdrawing from Cardiff Airport, just seven months after launching weekly flights to and from Dusseldorf, Byron Davies AM, Shadow Minister for Transport, said:
“This is very worrying news for Wales’ state-owned airport, following the recent withdrawal of CityJet flights to Glasgow and a downward trend in annual passenger numbers."
Patients in Wales are waiting far longer than those in other parts of the UK to begin NHS treatment and the gap is widening, figures published today confirm.