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ISHERWOOD: SUPPORT WELSH CHARITIES PROVIDING DRUG AND ALCOHOL REHABILITATION PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 23 June 2011 14:06

 

CONCERNED? by the findings of reports on residential treatment for drug and alcohol misuse in Wales, North Wales Assembly Member Mark Isherwood has called for a Welsh Government statement on substance misuse policies in the Fourth Assembly.

Questioning the Minister for Local Government and Communities, Carl Sargeant, Mr Isherwood referred to both a 2007 report commissioned by the Welsh Government and a 2010 Welsh Government funded report on integrated ‘Tier 4’ residential detoxification and rehabilitation treatment services in Wales.?

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ISHERWOOD: WELSH GOVERNMENT TOLD "STOP BLAMING UK GOVERNMENT FOR YOUR FAILINGS" PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 23 June 2011 14:05

 

IF Wales is to move forward, the First Minister must stop answering every question on devolved matters with a 'Not me guv, blame the London Government’ response, said North Wales AM Mark Isherwood.

During an Assembly debate on the Programme for Government this week, Mr Isherwood highlighted some of the key areas the Welsh Government needs to address – fuel poverty, Communities First, the economy and housing -? stressing that the Assembly must focus on the things which it is responsible for.?

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ISHERWOOD - AM MEETS DIABETES UK VOLUNTEERS FROM NORTH WALES PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 16 June 2011 10:11
 North Wales Assembly Member, Mark Isherwood, helped Diabetes UK Cymru to talk diabetes yesterday by meeting the charity’s volunteers from North Wales and people living with the condition at the Assembly to mark Diabetes Week (June 12-18). 

Mr Isherwood attended the Diabetes UK Cymru event as more than 30,000 people in North Wales are now diagnosed with diabetes, a number which is growing every year.

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ISHERWOOD- AM CALLS FOR DIGNIFIED HOSPITAL TREATMENT FOR OLDER PEOPLE PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 16 June 2011 10:10
  NORTH Wales Assembly Member, Mark Isherwood, has today urged the Welsh Government to take action to address the shocking examples of neglect of older people in Welsh hospitals identified in the Older People’s Commissioner’s report, ‘Dignified Care.’

Speaking in the Welsh Conservative debate on the report today, which is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, Mr Isherwood said only action now will address the issues identified – poor communication, poor continence care, poor clinical leadership and poor specialist knowledge in both acute and community hospitals.

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ISHERWOOD: AM CRITICISES WELSH GOVERNMENT STANCE ON RECORDING PUBLIC MEETINGS PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 16 June 2011 10:10
 WELSH Conservative AM for North Wales, Mark Isherwood, has criticised the Welsh Government for refusing to follow in the footsteps of the UK Government in encouraging county councils to allow members of the public to record public meetings.

Mr Isherwood called for a Welsh Government statement on the issue in yesterday’s Business Statement, but was told by the Minister for Finance and Leader of the House, Jane Hutt, that it is a matter for local authorities.

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