Rise in C.diff-related hospital deaths

Commenting on new figures showing a rise in the number of C.difficile-related deaths in Welsh hospitals in 2013, Darren Millar AM, Welsh Conservative Shadow Health Minister, said:

Wrexham Council 'shambles' is an embarrassment for Labour minister

Commenting on confirmation that ten councillors have resigned from the Labour Party in Wrexham – the constituency of Labour’s Local Government Minister – Welsh Conservative Shadow Minister for Local Government, Janet Finch-Saunders AM, said: “This shambles is another disaster for Welsh Labour and a glaring embarrassment for the party’s local government minister –who shares her constituency with these former Labour councillors."

Questions to answer over ambulance staffing

Welsh Conservatives have questioned ambulance service staffing in South East Wales and called for guarantees that reported shortages are not being repeated across the country.

Modern foreign language consultation launched

Welsh Conservatives today launched a consultation on modern foreign language learning. The consultation will seek the views of parents, school governors and teachers and will be sent to every primary school in Wales.

Labour should ditch chauffeur-driven cars

A Welsh Conservative AM has called on the Welsh Labour Government to ditch its fleet of costly chauffeur-driven Volvos, as new figures show costs rose by 50% last year.

Labour U-turn on student support pledge

Commenting on reports that the Welsh Labour Government has reneged on its pledge to maintain a hardship fund for university students, Angela Burns AM, Shadow Minister for Education, said:

Congratulations to GCSE students

Commenting on the publication of GCSE results in Wales, Angela Burns AM, Shadow Minister for Education, said:   “I congratulate each and every student who has received their GCSE results and done themselves, their teachers and their families proud."