Old wounds re-opened on council mergers

There are fresh concerns over ‘forced council mergers’ after comments over the weekend by Local Government Secretary – Alun Davies.

In interviews he reasserted the case for fewer local authorities, and warned that the debate has gone on too long.

Speaking to the BBC, he said:

MILLAR: Glan Clwyd A&E death rate “unacceptable”

NHS Wales figures show that an A&E department in North Wales is recording a far higher rate of deaths compared to the rest of the country.

The A&E unit at Ysbyty Glan Clwyd had the highest death rate in Wales in 2016-17.