NHS report labelled ‘horrific and appalling’

Commenting on the publication of ‘The Professor Andrews Report on Care in Princess of Wales and Neath Port Talbot Hospitals’, Welsh Conservative Shadow Minister for Health Darren Millar AM, said:

Labour flogs River Lodge white elephant

The Welsh Labour Government has approved the sale of a hotel it controversially bought with £1.6million of taxpayers’ money amid plans to turn it into a Chinese martial arts centre.

No end to NHS waiting times fiasco

Commenting on the latest NHS waiting times – published today, and covering March this year – which show more than 10,000 people had been waiting over nine months for treatment by the end of that month, and 22,897 had been waiting more than 8 weeks for ‘specified diagnostic services’, Welsh Conservative Shadow Minister for Health Darren Millar AM, said: "Another month - another glaring example of Labour failure on our NHS. There appears to be no end to this waiting times fiasco."

Business rate concerns debated in Senedd

The concerns of small businesses over exorbitant business rates and demands for reform, raised yesterday in a letter to the First Minister, were debated in the Assembly Chamber today.

Labour scrapping more targets it can’t meet

Responding to the Welsh Labour Government’s confirmation of a new performance measure for cancer services, which could be set to replace its current targets, which have not been met since 2008, Darren Millar AM, Shadow Health Minister, said:

Labour’s banding meaningless and confusing

Commenting on the news that the Welsh Labour Government will introduce a revised school banding system for secondary schools and a new grading system for primary schools in autumn 2014, Angela Burns AM, Shadow Education Minister, said: