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Aberfan, 50 years on - Andrew RT Davies

Black and white photographs immortalise the moments immediately ensuing the Aberfan disaster, where 50 years ago to this day, a 150,000-tonne wave of coal debris hurled itself over Pantglas Junior School killing 116 children and 28 adults.

Employment in Wales at record high

Commenting on the news employment in Wales is at a record high, Shadow Cabinet Secretary for Economy, Russell George said:

“These figures are very welcome news for Wales and illustrate continued confidence in the economy.

Study ranks Welsh education bottom of UK league table

Responding to news a study compiled as part of the EU Regional Social Progress Index has ranked Welsh education bottom of UK league table, Welsh Conservative Shadow Secretary for Education, Darren Millar AM, said:

Oil spill a double-blow to the people of West Wales

Welsh Conservatives Angela Burns AM (Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire) and Paul Davies AM (Preseli Pembrokeshire) have issued a joint-statement in response to the Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs‘ statement today on the Oil Spill in Carmarthenshire: