Students remain in dark over exam future

Commenting on the publication of the WJEC’s internal review findings following a big decline in exam results for the new GCSE English Language qualification, Angela Burns AM, Shadow Minister for Education, said:

More evidence of NHS failure under Labour

Further evidence emerged this morning of failings in the Labour-run Welsh NHS as the service continues to deal with the legacy of the worst NHS funding settlement in the UK.

Labour education meddling has damaged confidence

Welsh Conservatives today claimed that Labour meddling in the Welsh education system has damaged confidence as a letter shows the Welsh Government claimed 16 months ago that the new English Language GCSE would not disadvantage Welsh students.

Consultation launched on fast-track degrees

Welsh Conservatives today announced plans to consult on introducing an option in Welsh universities for certain courses to be undertaken in just two years.

West Wales cardiac report prompts calls for further action

Commenting on the publication of a critical review into cardiac services at Bronglais, Withybush, Glangwili, and Prince Philip – which issues a number of recommendations for improvement and also raises concerns over mortality data in the Hywel Dda health board area - Welsh Conservative Shadow Minister for Health, Darren Millar AM, said: “This is another highly critical report into a Welsh NHS already creaking under pressure and reeling from Labour’s record-breaking budget cuts."

Bus services must be protected

Welsh Conservatives will today call on the Labour government to ensure stability for the bus industry in Wales – and the passengers that use it.   In a Senedd debate, Assembly Members will also urge ministers to protect bus services and recognise their huge importance to the success of sustainable transport in Wales.