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Carwyn Jones must apologise for record of failure

Responding to more claims from Carwyn Jones of political motives for drawing attention to longer NHS waits in Wales for armed forces personnel and allegations of leaks made against civil servants, Andrew RT Davies AM, Leader of the Opposition, said:

Welsh Conservatives campaign for our NHS

Responding to a statement from Labour’s First Minister, in which he accuses Conservatives of political motives for drawing attention to longer NHS waits in Wales for armed forces personnel to be treated, Darren Millar AM, Shadow Health Minister, said:

Avana Bakeries jobs blow

Commenting on confirmation that 650 jobs are set to be lost at Avana Bakeries in Rogerstone, Welsh Conservative Shadow Minister for Business William Graham AM, said:

Questions raised over water strategy consultation

Commenting on the Labour government’s launch of its water strategy consultation – which includes plans for the introduction of water meters in all homes and drainage improvement to reduce the risk of flooding - Welsh Conservative Shadow Minister for Environment, Russell George AM, said:

Concerns over second home council tax changes

Commenting on confirmation that the Labour government will seek to give local authorities discretionary powers to increase council tax on second homes – Welsh Conservative Shadow Minister for Housing, Mark Isherwood AM - said:

Labour caught using dodgy statistics

Labour’s First Minister has been caught using dodgy statistics to back up his claim that youth unemployment in Wales is the lowest of all UK nations, when the most authoritative data from the International Labour Organisation shows it’s the highest.

E-cig public ban is a 'step backwards' for quitters

Welsh Conservatives have criticised proposals to bring in a public ban on e-cigarettes. The idea – included in the Welsh Government’s public health white paper consultation, published today – would see Wales become the first part of the UK to ban the use of electronic cigarettes in enclosed public places.

Labour probed on mysterious Delivery Unit

Today, Welsh Conservatives will question the contribution of the First Minister’s Delivery Unit to the implementation of Labour’s Programme for Government.