News

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

Better enforcement needed to combat fly-tipping

Commenting on the 13% rise in fly tipping incidents across Wales last year, Shadow Environment Minister Darren Millar AM said:
“It is extremely disappointing these figures have gone up yet again, especially as we have been highlighting concerns ove

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

Rodent infestation figures for Wales

Fresh evidence of the scale of rodent infestations facing councils across Wales can be revealed today.
Figures obtained by Shadow Environment Minister Darren Millar AM show how local authorities are dealing with tens of thousands of cases every year.
&n

Brunstrom's language of division

Responding to reports that Richard Brunstrom, Chief Constable of the North Wales Police, has called for the word ‘Police’ to be removed from police vehicles, Clwyd West AM and former member of the North Wales Police Authority, Darren Millar, s

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