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Great Drain Robbery putting lives at risk

Hundreds of manhole covers and other street furniture were stolen in Wales last year costing councils tens of thousands of pounds to replace, Welsh Conservatives have learned.
Local authorities also report that the number of thefts is increasing with tax

HEES figures spiralling as backlog grows

Welsh Conservatives are warning the number of people across Wales who are waiting for help on the Home Energy Efficiency Scheme is rising sharply.
There are now 336 more people waiting for assessments than there were nine months ago.
 
The average

Assembly Government dithering must come to an end

Commenting on today’s announcement by the Assembly Government of its intention to award the contract for the construction of its Llandudno Junction office, Clwyd West AM Darren Millar said:
“The decision to award this contact is long overdue.

Post Office closure decision – 'Miserable end to Miserable battle'

Clwyd West AM Darren Millar today reacted angrily to a Post Office Limited announcement that one in five post offices across North Wales are to close. The decision follows a 7 week consultation period which saw intense campaigning to save post offices

Faith schools let down by Labour and Plaid

Commenting on the outcome of the Learner Travel Measure vote in the National Assembly yesterday evening Darren Millar, AM for Clwyd West and chair of the Cross-Party Faith group said:
 “This is incredibly disappointing for parents and pupils o

Assembly Government finally invest in energy efficiency

Commenting on the Assembly Government’s Climate Change Plan published today, Shadow Environment Secretary Darren Millar AM said: “It is good to hear the Assembly Government has finally caught up with us on this issue.  

Council urged to think again on flag ban

Commenting on today’s reports that a Conwy caravan park has been forced by the council to remove all but one of the Welsh flags at the site’s entrance, Clwyd West AM Darren Millar said:
 “I am appalled that Conwy County Borough Cou

'On yer bike' – Olympic hopes dashed for Denbighshire forest

Responding to the news that Coed Llandegla Forest has been ruled out as a venue for mountain biking events during the 2012 Olympic Games., Darren Millar, Welsh Conservative Member for Clwyd West, said:-
 ‘I’m very disappointed that the o

Bluetongue cases in North Wales

Commenting on the cases of bluetongue in Ruthin, Clwyd West AM Darren Millar said: “The outbreak in my constituency highlights the importance of farmers vaccinating their animals against this disease.