Labour’s First Minister was unable to name a business that supports his party’s economic policy when challenged in the Senedd today.
If Welsh Labour had frozen council tax in Wales – for the same amount of time as Conservatives in England – the average householder would now have saved more than 201 pounds.
Commenting on news that a judicial review is being sought in respect of the Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board’s proposals to make controversial changes to Obstetric, Gynaecology, Neonatal and inpatient Breast surgery services in North Wales, Shadow Health Minister Darren Millar AM said:
“I’ve always been of the opinion that the decision to suspend doctor-led maternity care and other services at Glan Clwyd Hospital was flawed so this news comes as no surprise."
Darren Millar on reports that North Wales health bosses are set to press ahead with maternity service downgrading.
As it’s revealed the Labour government’s ‘flagship’ jobs creation scheme has now been closed, following a message on the Careers Wales website, Welsh Conservative Shadow Minister for Business William Graham AM, said:
“This was Labour’s flagship Welsh employment scheme - trumpeted by both Ed Miliband and Labour’s Welsh First Minister."
Welsh Conservatives have questioned a Labour government advertising campaign that has so far cost the taxpayer 70 thousand pounds.
Marketing around ‘Councils to Change Cymru’ has included bus posters and adverts across commercial radio. Promoted tweets have also been used.
As the Welsh Labour government publishes its ‘Child Poverty Strategy 2015’, Welsh Conservative Shadow Minister for Communities, Mark Isherwood AM, has called for results and far more action to deal with the problem.
Andrew RT Davies talks the NHS in North Wales.
Welsh Government figures released today confirm an average Band D council tax rise of 4.1 per cent across Wales for 2015/16.
Information and transparency around the Welsh Labour Government’s film and TV funding should be boosted and regular updates provided on the work of its ‘creative industries sector panel’.