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

Eyesight drug decision 'long overdue'

A decision to allow hundreds of patients across North Wales access to a drug which could prevent them from losing their sight has been welcomed by Clwyd West AM, Darren Millar.

Assembly Government needs to heed warnings

Commenting on the Pitt report published today into last summer’s devastating flooding, Shadow Environment Minister Darren Millar AM said:  “We welcome the recommendations put forward in this report.   “Flooding has become an

Ministers must invest in education, not corn flakes

Welsh Conservatives today urged the Assembly Government to ditch its controversial free school breakfast scheme and invest the money saved in its troubled Foundation Phase. The demand comes as ministers admit they don’t know how many millions of po

School transport plans are 'Unfair'

Darren Millar, AM for Clwyd West, has warned that pupils who currently receive free transport to Church or Welsh medium schools could have the right withdrawn unless new Assembly Government proposals are amended.

Race is on for Olympic business opportunities

Darren Millar, AM for Clwyd West, is encouraging businesses in North Wales to take advantage of a website which could help them tap into the benefits of the London 2012 Olympic Games.

Hospital site investment welcomed

Commenting on news that Assembly Health Minister, Edwina Hart, has given a green light to a new Childrens Mental Health Unit in Abergele in his constituency, Clwyd West AM Darren Millar said: “This is great news and will ensure that local people ca

AM To Discuss Phone Box Concerns

Darren Millar, AM for Clwyd West, is to meet with representatives from British Telecom to discuss the future of telephone boxes threatened with closure in his constituency. The meeting follows an exchange in the Assembly Chamber, during which Darren call