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Watchdog urges public bodies to recognise risk of conflicts of interest

The National Audit Office has revealed that it has received a significant number of referrals about potential conflicts of interest at public bodies over the last year.

ATL Cymru: Estyn Report shows Steady but Slow Progress

Dr. Philip Dixon, Director of ATL Cymru,said: ‘Her last report displays the reasoned, forensic and measured approach that we have come to expect from the Chief Inspector, Ann Keane. The overall message is that we are making steady but slow progress.

Make your views known on proposals for nursery education and council funded music service

Pontypridd Parliamentary candidate, Osian Lewis has urged people to respond to the council’s consultation on cuts to services in the county.
The extended consultation ends on Friday 30th January at 5pm. He made the call as he released the party’s response to the consultation.

Fracking? No thanks says Mike Powell

The coalition Government are facing opposition from a cross party mix of MPs today on the UK infrastructure Bill. A number of MPs have tabled an amendment calling for a moratorium on fracking, the extraction of shale gas from underground using water under high pressure.

Plaid unveils plans to save and strengthen our NHS

Welsh patients deserve a health service which can respond when they need it. 

Appointment reminder service to be launched as almost 72,000 outpatient appointments missed last year

Cwm Taf University Health Board is launching a free appointment reminder service using text and voice messages to help reduce the number of patients who do not attend their hospital appointments.

72% want a Cancer Treatments Fund

Commenting on the publication of a poll by BBC Wales, which shows that 72% of Welsh voters want the Welsh Government to set up a Cancer Treatments Fund, Darren Millar AM, Shadow Health Minister, said: