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Common sense urged over Local Development Plan

Speaking ahead of a key meeting this week, Clwyd West AM Darren Millar has called for a common sense approach to Conwy County Borough Council’s Local Development Plan.

Prescriptions rise ‘fuels concern’ over universal policy

Commenting on a rise in the number of GP prescriptions in Wales (to 70.1 million items), and an increase in the net ingredient cost (equivalent to £188.50 per person registered), Shadow Minister for Health Darren Millar AM, said:

Cash boost for Bryneglwys Church welcome

The award of almost £5,000 for a Church Council in Bryneglwys from the Big Lottery Fund has been welcomed by their local Assembly Member. 

Rarer cancers report highlights need for Cancer Drugs Fund

Commenting on the findings of a report by the Rarer Cancers Foundation that patients in Wales are five times less likely to access new cancer medicines than patients in England, Darren Millar AM, Shadow Minister for Health and Social Services, said:

Staffing shortages drive up A&E waits

Figures obtained by the Welsh Conservatives reveal that the number of staff in Accident & Emergency departments has fallen by 6% in the past four years, during which time Ministers have not once met their target of 95% of A & E patients being seen within four hours.