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Government complacency threatens services as energy prices soar

Shadow Environment Minister Darren Millar AM today called on the Labour-Plaid Assembly Government to introduce a strategy to protect frontline public services from soaring energy prices.
On the day energy supplier EDF said it was raising gas and electric

Government undermines itself on plastic bag use

Commenting on today’s report that Assembly Government spending on plastic bags rose from under £800 to almost £6,900 in five years, Shadow Environment Minister Darren Millar AM said:
 “This is a hugely embarrassing revelation

No more delays over Assembly Government Offices

Responding to today’s statement that the planned new Assembly Government offices in Llandudno Junction will not now be ready for occupation until summer 2010, Clwyd West AM Darren Millar said:
 
“The dithering over this project has been

Labour-Plaid wash hands over Post Office closures

Welsh Conservative AM Darren Millar today accused the Labour-Plaid Assembly Government of abdicating responsibility for post office closures. The Clwyd West AM hit out after it emerged that consultation on closures in North Wales will take place over the

Olympic trip costing nearly £15k

Welsh Conservatives can reveal it will cost the tax payer almost £15,000 to send one Assembly Government Official to the Beijing Olympic Games this summer.
Figures obtained by Clwyd West AM Darren Millar show that while no Government Ministers will

Vision needed for improved services

Darren Millar, AM for Clwyd West, has been helping national charity Guide Dogs to launch a campaign highlighting why many blind and partially sighted people in Wales are let down by lack of appropriate services after being diagnosed with sight loss.
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Charity Ambassador takes message to AM

A Denbighshire woman has been taking action to improve cancer services and policy for Wales by lobbying her Assembly Member at a special event in Cardiff last week.  
In her first duty as a Cancer Research UK ambassador, Karen Littler Jones, fr

Assembly Government challenged on flood defences

Welsh Conservatives today challenged the Assembly Government over what it is doing to protect property in Wales from the threat of flooding.
The Pitt Report published last month stated “urgent and fundamental changes” are needed to the way th

New Trust welcomed

Darren Millar, Assembly Member for Clwyd West, today welcomed the news of the establishment of the new North Wales NHS Trust. The newly formed Trust represents a merger of the former Conwy & Denbighshire and North East Wales NHS Trusts, and Mary Burr

Phone box closure plan could be unsafe

Darren Millar, AM for Clwyd West, has called for plans to close phone boxes across Wales to be halted until the availability of mobile phone signals in areas that are to lose their public phones has been thoroughly investigated. His calls follow a meetin