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Davies backs Wales bowls' bid for Gold

South Wales Central AM and Leader of the Welsh Conservatives, Andrew RT Davies, recently visited Dinas Powys as the Wales Bowls team ramped up their preparations for the Commonwealth Games.

Sharp rise in bed-blocking

Monthly figures for June 2014, published today, show a sharp rise of 22.5% in delayed transfers of care in Welsh hospitals.

Commonwealth Games Good Luck Message

Welsh Conservative Shadow Minister for Sport, Mohammad Asghar AM, has added his best wishes to Team Wales, as the Commonwealth Games begin in Glasgow:

A Charter for Welsh Red Meat

Welsh Conservatives will today launch innovative proposals for the sustainability of the red meat industry in Wales.

Cautious welcome for M4 black route

Commenting on the Welsh Government’s decision to adopt the ‘black route’ when moving ahead with M4 relief – Welsh Conservative Minister for Transport, Byron Davies AM, said:   “A long time coming, today’s announcement at least shows progress and willing – finally."

Ann Clwyd evidence: Ministers must act on a Keogh-style review

Welsh Conservatives have called on Labour ministers to ‘finally’ act on Ann Clwyd’s worrying NHS concerns.   The senior Labour MP – who has undertaken an investigation into NHS complaints and raised worries over standards of care within the health service – today again suggested her support for a Keogh-style inquiry in Wales.

Mortality rates must not be discarded

Commenting on the publication of Professor Stephen Palmer’s review of the use of risk adjusted mortality data in NHS Wales – which concludes, in the Health Minister’s words, that RAMI is ‘not a meaningful measure of quality’ – Welsh Conservative Shadow Minister for Health, Darren Millar AM, said: “Last year Labour Ministers were telling us that hospital death rates were smoke alarms in the Welsh NHS to alert us to potential problems."

Broken Labour promise as axe hangs over Caerleon campus

Commenting on reports that the future of the University of South Wales’ Caerleon campus may be in doubt, contrary to Welsh Labour’s manifesto pledge not to close any campuses, Angela Burns AM, Shadow Minister for Education, said: