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'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.  

Tir Gofal Report highlights room for improvement

Commenting on today’s publication of the Assembly audit committee report into Tir Gofal, Shadow Environment Minister Darren Millar AM said:
“Farmers across Wales need to know the Assembly Government is managing this scheme effectively and eff

94 NHS operations cancelled every day in Wales

Thousands of operations were cancelled on the day of surgery in NHS hospitals last year, Welsh Conservatives have learned. Figures obtained by Clwyd West AM Darren Millar show that between July 2007 and June 2008 some 12,541 operations were cancelled

'Uncaring' Ministers reject calls for help over energy bills

Shadow Environment Minister Darren Millar AM today accused the Labour-Plaid Assembly Government of abandoning low income households this winter in the face of rising fuel bills.
The Clwyd West AM has condemned a decision by the Environment Minister Jane

No end to fuel poverty this winter

Commenting on the Government’s Fuel Price Package unveiled today, Shadow Environment Minister Darren Millar AM said:
“While we welcome any help for families and improved insulation for homes, this package will not make much difference to the

Digital switch off for Denbighshire village

A Denbighshire community will lose their TV reception as a result of the digital switchover unless villagers can find more cash to upgrade their facilities.
Darren Millar, Assembly Member for Clwyd West, attended a public meeting with Rhodri Williams, Di

Education the key to preventing grassland fires

Commenting on figures published today showing a 60% rise in grassland fires in Wales, Shadow Environment Minister Darren Millar AM said:
“These figures highlight a worrying increase in the number of grassland fires across the country.
 
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Councils need to clean up their act over littering

Welsh Conservatives are urging the Assembly Government to do more in a bid to Keep Wales Tidy.
Figures obtained by Shadow Environment Minister Darren Millar AM show the number of fixed penalty notices issued for littering vary greatly across local author