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Millar Challenges First Minister over Gwynt y Mor Windfarm

Welsh Conservative AM for Clwyd West, Darren Millar, has challenged First Minister Rhodri Morgan to seek a public enquiry into the UK Government decision to grant permission for the world's second largest windfarm off the coast of North Wales.
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'Industrial' Wind Farm plan will ruin N Wales coast

Commenting on news that the Gwynt y Mor wind farm development has been approved by the Department of Energy and Climate Change, Shadow Environment Minister Darren Millar AM said:
“This is devastating news. So much for Rhodri Morgan’s promise

Seaside regeneration scheme extended

A major new regeneration initiative for Colwyn Bay and Rhyl is to be extended to include Towyn, Kinmel Bay and Pensarn following a request by Darren Millar AM.
The Welsh Assembly Government announced in October that Colwyn Bay and Rhyl would benefit from

On the buses

Clwyd West AM, Darren Millar, is to hold a public meeting in Abergele following dozens of complaints over bus services in the town.
A number of changes to bus services were implemented last month, but residents have complained that there was no consultat

Fifty pupils a day suspended for poor behaviour at school

Welsh Conservatives today called on the Assembly Government to rethink its investment in support services for children after figures revealed 54 youngsters a day are serving suspensions for poor behaviour. 
Information obtained by the party showed t

Action not hollow promises needed to create greener Wales

Commenting on today’s launch of the Assembly Government’s sustainable development scheme, Shadow Environment Minister Darren Millar AM said:
“The minister has yet to fulfil her pledges on the devolution of building regulations and new p

Rethink Budget and target Council Tax aid at pensioners

The cost of cutting pensioners’ council tax bills by a quarter was today put at £29mn.
Figures obtained by the Welsh Conservatives have intensified calls for the Labour-Plaid Assembly Government to help older people meet the cost of soaring b

Services for vulnerable facing the axe in Conwy

A North Wales AM has warned that an important service for people with mental health problems in Conwy could be facing the axe unless the Assembly Government intervenes.
Clwyd West AM, Darren Millar, has written to Welsh Health Minister Edwina Hart to see

End of the road for Driving Test Centre

Commenting on news that the Driving Standards Agency have announced that the Colwyn Bay Test Centre is to close, Clwyd West AM Darren Millar said:-
'I am appalled that the DSA has made such an important decision without taking the opportunity to consult

Millar shoots from the hip

Clwyd West AM Darren Millar was shooting from the hip this week when he received some training from North Wales Police firearms instructors during a visit to the Firearms Training and Support Department.
The day included a visit to the North Wales Police