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Call for PIP implant advice & costs to be published

Welsh Conservatives today called on the Welsh Government to publish the medical advice it has received regarding the removal of PIP breast implants, along with the projected costs of removal and replacement for all patients.

First Minister's Europe hypocrisy

CARWYN JONES: “I have been asked what I would have done had I been in that position. I think that I have been quite straight with the Assembly: I probably would have followed what the Prime Minister did, in that I would not have signed up to it."

Private sector too weak to compete

Welsh Conservatives today condemned successive Labour Governments in Wales for failing to grow the private sector, as figures revealed average private sector salaries are as much as 18.5% lower than in the public sector. Welsh Conservative Assembly Members called on Labour Ministers to start taking action to encourage growth in the private sector to rebalance pay.

Private sector too weak to compete

Welsh Conservatives today condemned successive Labour Governments in Wales for failing to grow the private sector, as figures revealed average private sector salaries are as much as 18.5% lower than in the public sector.Welsh Conservative Assembly Members called on Labour Ministers to start taking action to encourage growth in the private sector to rebalance pay.

New Year Message from Assembly Group Leader Andrew RT Davies

The Leader of the Welsh Conservatives in the Assembly has urged Labour to put an end to the blame game and concentrate instead on the delivery it promised after the Assembly election.  In his New Year message Andrew RT Davies AM has called for increased co-operation with the UK Government and warned that the Assembly’s new law-making powers are on the verge of being wasted. Appealing for more focus on delivery within the NHS, education and the economy, Mr Davies has also cautioned against Labour’s ‘disregard’ for the future of frontline health services.

Overdue cancer action plan welcomed

Commenting on the publication of the Welsh Government's new cancer plan, Darren Millar AM, Shadow Minister for Health and Social Services, said:
"Whist I welcome the publication of the Welsh Government's long overdue cancer action plan, there is no doubt that Labour's health service cuts are going to make the plan incredibly difficult for the NHS to deliver.

Major step forward in food safety

Commenting on the Welsh Government's statement on the publishing of the Food Hygiene Rating (Wales) Bill, Darren Millar AM, Shadow Minister for Health and Social Services, said:  "This is a major step forward in ensuring greater transparency in food hygiene standards in Wales.

Welcome for DVLA consultation

Commenting on the announcement from the Conservative-led Coalition of a consultation on the future of DVLA services, Byron Davies AM, Shadow Minister for Transport, said: "This is a welcome consultation on improving DVLA efficiency, which could see an enhancement of services delivered from Swansea.