First Minister ‘naïve’ over Falklands photo opp

Commenting on reports that a meeting with Labour’s Welsh First Minister Carwyn Jones to discuss the 150th anniversary of Welsh settlers in Patagonia has been used by the Argentinian Embassy to press the case for British sovereignty of the Falklands to be surrendered, Andrew RT Davies AM, Leader of the Opposition, said:

More missed A&E targets in Welsh NHS

New figures published today show the Welsh Labour Government missed both its latest four hour and 12 hour Accident & Emergency targets.

Give Obama Freedom of the City

A Welsh Conservative Assembly Member has called for Barack Obama to receive the Freedom of the City when he visits Newport in September. In a little under a month, the head of state will become the first serving President of the United States to set foot on Welsh soil as he attends this year’s NATO Summit.

Response to Additional Learning Needs White Paper

Welsh Conservative Shadow Minister for Education, Angela Burns AM, has published her response to the Welsh Government's Additional Learning Needs White Paper. You can read it here.

WWI Centenary Message

Commenting on a national day of commemoration to mark the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War, Welsh Conservative Leader Andrew RT Davies AM, said:   “My respect and admiration for everything our ancestors gave in the pursuit of freedom is limitless. We are indebted to their actions and we owe them our way of life."

Welsh ambulance response times get worse

The Welsh Labour government has missed its‘immediately life threatening’ ambulance response time target again, with performance in June worse than May.

61% rise in taxpayer bill for Welsh Labour meals

Taxpayers have seen their financial contribution towards lunches for Welsh Labour Ministers and their staff rise by an eye-watering 61% since 2010, according to figures uncovered by the Welsh Conservatives.

Alcohol abuse must be tackled

Responding to the recommendation of the Welsh Government’s independent advisory panel on substance misuse that minimum pricing per unit of alcohol should be introduced in Wales, Darren Millar AM, Shadow Minister for Health and Social Services, said: