Rethink Budget and target Council Tax aid at pensioners

The cost of cutting pensioners’ council tax bills by a quarter was today put at £29mn.
Figures obtained by the Welsh Conservatives have intensified calls for the Labour-Plaid Assembly Government to help older people meet the cost of soaring b

Millar shoots from the hip

Clwyd West AM Darren Millar was shooting from the hip this week when he received some training from North Wales Police firearms instructors during a visit to the Firearms Training and Support Department.
The day included a visit to the North Wales Police

Services for vulnerable facing the axe in Conwy

A North Wales AM has warned that an important service for people with mental health problems in Conwy could be facing the axe unless the Assembly Government intervenes.
Clwyd West AM, Darren Millar, has written to Welsh Health Minister Edwina Hart to see

End of the road for Driving Test Centre

Commenting on news that the Driving Standards Agency have announced that the Colwyn Bay Test Centre is to close, Clwyd West AM Darren Millar said:-
'I am appalled that the DSA has made such an important decision without taking the opportunity to consult

Post Office support too late for North Wales

Commenting on the UK Government statement on the future of the Post Office Card Account, Clwyd West AM Darren Millar said:-  ‘Today’s news will be welcomed by those who have been campaigning for the Post Office to retain this important s

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

Private sector has key role to play in tackling climate change

Commenting on yesterday’s announcement that builders have promised to cut their industry's impact on the environment by signing up to a new green charter, Shadow Minister for the Environment Darren Millar AM said:
 “This development clea

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

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.

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