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Investment aftercare key to keeping jobs

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."

Open Letter on NHS comparison study

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.

Mid Wales pylons: Labour's deafening silence continues

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."

GermanWings says it's pulling out of Cardiff Airport

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."

Welsh patients falling behind rest of UK

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.