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Tribute to Brynle Williams

Welsh Conservatives are today paying tribute to their close friend and colleague Brynle Williams who died earlier this month.  Brynle will be missed by friends, colleagues and people across Wales.

Boosting the economy of Wales’ seaside towns

Welsh Conservatives this morning pledged to support the promotion and regeneration of Wales’ seaside towns. A Welsh Conservative Government would develop a strategy for seaside towns, which would give partnerships in seaside towns the opportunity to bid for status as an Enterprise Zone, commit to renovating public amenities and encourage growth of small tourist operators.

Severn Bridge toll freeze

Severn Bridge tolls for cars would be frozen at their current level under a Conservative Assembly government.The Party has made the announcement in the shadow of the bridge, in Chepstow.An independent study into the economic effect of bridge tolls in Wales and options to reduce or remove them would also be commissioned by the Welsh Conservatives.

Supporting our Armed Forces

Welsh Conservatives today launched their Armed Forces Card, recognising the dedication and sacrifice of our armed services personnel.
 
The proposals were unveiled at the Royal British Legion club in Colwyn Bay by Darren Millar, Assembly Candidate for Clwyd West and Nick Bourne, Leader of the Welsh Conservatives in the National Assembly.

Protecting rural communities

Welsh Conservatives have promoted a Charter for Rural Wales, a compilation of policies designed to support Wales’ agricultural industry, protect rural communities and enhance the natural environment of Wales.
 

Supporting our Armed Forces

Welsh Conservatives today launched their Armed Forces Card, recognising the dedication and sacrifice of our armed services personnel.
 
The proposals were unveiled at the Royal British Legion club in Colwyn Bay by Darren Millar, Assembly Candidate for Clwyd West and Nick Bourne, Leader of the Welsh Conservatives in the National Assembly.
 
Welsh Conservatives will reward all serving and former armed forces personnel with free local bus travel and other benefits including free swimming, free access to CADW heritage sites, priority NHS treatment for service-related injuries and medical conditions and priority delivery of disabled facilities for home adaptation.

Assembly election campaign launched

Welsh Conservatives have launched their campaign for the 2011 Assembly elections.
 
At an event following the last Plenary session of this Assembly term, the Party has unveiled its New Voice Card, setting out eight key pledges:

Creation of a North Wales Minister

Welsh Conservatives have announced a commitment to appoint an Assembly Minister with responsibility for North Wales. Making a keynote speech in Llandudno, the Party’s Leader in the Assembly pledged to give the region’s communities and businesses a far greater voice within the Assembly.

WAG must bring forward manufacturing strategy

Following the publication of the Manufacturing Forum's vision for the future of the industry, Welsh Conservatives have called for the urgent release of WAG's long promised manufacturing strategy.