Call for Assembly scrutiny of Welsh rugby financing

The Leader of the Welsh Conservatives has written to the Chair of the Communities, Equality and Local Government Committee calling for an independent inquiry into the future of Welsh regional rugby governance and financing.

Leader welcomes draft Wales Bill

Commenting on today’s publication of the draft Wales Bill – which will enable devolved governance in Wales to become more accountable – Leader of the Welsh Conservatives Andrew RT Davies AM, said: “The publication of this Bill is both hugely welcome and enormously significant."

'Unacceptable' A and E vacancy figures

Commenting on figures obtained by the BBC – which show 13 per cent of staff positions within Welsh emergency departments are either vacant or filled by temps – Shadow Minister for Health Darren Millar AM said:   “These unacceptable figures lay bare the true scale of Labour’s failure to recruit NHS staff."

Joint statement on income tax

The two most senior Conservatives in Wales, David Jones and Andrew RT Davies, have today confirmed their commitment to a low-tax Welsh economy.

Labour government must not stall on M4 relief road plans

The Welsh Labour Government’s consultation on possible routes for an M4 relief road around Newport is due to end today - with a call from Welsh Conservatives to press on with the plans and name a start date.   Welsh Conservatives have long campaigned for a relief road to ease congestion along the main arterial route through South Wales.