Tribute to Mohammad Asghar

A conspicuous blue plaque on the wall of an unassuming property in Newport reads as follows:

Mohammad Asghar

Born 30th September 1945

Member of Welsh Assembly

Accountant and Pilot

Resides since: 1994

Call to reopen the Welsh economy

Non-essential shops in England re-opened today (June 15), and the First Minister will make the next announcement this Friday on lockdown measures employed to deal with the Coronavirus pandemic.

UK Government support protects 7,500 jobs in Clwyd West

New figures have today shown that the UK Government’s Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) has protected 7,500 jobs in Clwyd West.

The Scheme was launched in April by the UK Government to pay 80% of a person’s wages to support businesses and employees through the Covid-19 pandemic.

Concern over North Wales mental health care beds

Clwyd West MS Darren Millar is calling for action from Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board and the Welsh Government after a Freedom of information (FOI) request revealed that a high number of North Wales patients are currently placed in a mental health placement outside of Wales.

Call for Welsh Mountain Zoo to be safely reopened for locals

Clwyd West MS Darren Millar has sent a letter to the First Minister this week urging him to provide temporary financial assistance to Colwyn Bay’s Welsh mountain Zoo and to consider allowing the popular tourist attraction to safely reopen to locals at the end of the next lockdown review period.