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Ministers threaten to build on green, green grass of home

North Wales councils are being encouraged to build on green field sites as a result of guidance from the Labour-Plaid Assembly Government, Welsh Conservatives warned today. Shadow Environment and Planning Minister Darren Millar claimed ministers are tryi

Assembly Government complacent on fuel poverty

Commenting on today’s report that an Assembly Government scheme to help people insulate their homes is being reviewed because it had, thanks to "mission drift", concentrated on energy efficiency instead of fuel poverty, Shadow Environment

Surprise at Council top job departure

Responding to news that Ian Miller, Chief Executive of Denbighshire County Council, is to step down with effect from Friday, Clwyd West AM Darren Millar said:-
'The news that Ian Miller has decided to move on from Denbighshire Council has certainly come

Post Offices still under threat

Clwyd West AM, Darren Millar, has warned that further Post Offices in North Wales could close in the near future unless the UK Government continues to use the Post Office Network to run the pension and benefits card account.

Eco-driving saves cash as well as environment

Clwyd West AM and Shadow Minister for the Environment, Darren Millar, has praised the efforts of the Energy Savings Trust who set up a smarter driving challenge for him as part of Energy Savings week (20-26th October).
Darren Millar said, ‘I was de

Abergele to seek Fair Trade status

Darren Millar, AM for Clwyd West, has pledged his support towards helping Abergele to obtain status as a Fair Trade Town.
Wales became the first country in the world to become a Fair Trade nation in June of this year and it is hoped that towns and villag

Millar takes to the shop floor

Instead of taking to the floor of the Senedd, Darren Millar, AM for Clwyd West, took the Barnardo’s shop floor this week as part of CSV Make A Difference Day. 
Darren left his day job behind on Friday to volunteer at the Barnardo’s Cymru

Cash boost for Abergele Youth Action

Clwyd West AM, Darren Millar, has welcomed news that an Abergele based charity has been successful in attracting a major grant from the Big Lottery Fund.
Abergele Youth Action will receive £245,659 over the next three years to continue the provisio

Seaside regeneration boost must be extended

Clwyd West AM, Darren Millar, has welcomed news that Colwyn Bay and Rhyl have been designated as new Strategic Regeneration Areas by the Welsh Assembly Government but has warned that Towyn, Kinmel Bay and Pensarn must not be ignored by the new scheme.
Th

Ambulance Service clobbered with rising fuel bills

The Welsh Ambulance Service has spent more than £1.5mn more on fuel to run its fleet of vehicles since 2001, figures obtained by the Welsh Conservatives have revealed.
Soaring petrol and diesel prices have seen the trust’s costs rise by 67 pe