Aberconwy

Like all the constituencies covered by the North West Wales Multi-Constituency Conservative Association, Aberconwy is a UK Parliamentary and Welsh Assembly constituency.  The Assembly seat was first contested in the 2007 Welsh Assembly elections, the Parliamentary seat in 2010.  At the last Parliamentary election it was a Conservative/Labour marginal, whilst at the last Assembly election it was a Conservative/Plaid Cymru/Labour marginal.

The constituency was created from the former Conwy and Meirionydd Nant Conwy constituencies and is based around the boundaries of the former Aberconwy Borough Council area.  The main population centres in Aberconwy are Llandudno, Conwy, Llandudno Junction, Penmaenmawr, Llanfarifechan and Llanrwst.

Aberconwy sits within Conwy County Borough and is made up of the following electoral divisions:  Betws-y-Coed, Bryn, Caerhun, Capelulo, Conwy, Craig Y Don, Deganwy, Eglwysbach, Gogarth, Gower, Llansanffraid (Glan Conwy), Marl, Mostyn, Pandy, Pant Yr Afon/Penmaenan, Penrhyn, Pensarn, Trefriw, Tudno and Uwch Conwy.

News

Conwy's Response to the Coronavirus Emergency

On Tuesday, 30th June Conwy County Borough Council’s Cabinet met formally for the first time since the Coronavirus crisis to review its role in our national response to the Coronavirus crisis (you can watch the virtual meeting above).  The Conservative-led council moved quickly to support residen

Winners take it all!

On the evening of 20th May, Robin Millar MP revealed the result of the “pet picture” competition launched on his Facebook site on 8th May.

During Robin’s popular weekly “Facebook Live” session, Macsen – the lovable Collie belonging to Sophie of Llandudno Junction was revealed as the favourite with a special honorary mention made of Barkley and Poppy – the adorable pets of Sandra who lives in Llandudno.

Care home testing U-turn welcomed.

The Welsh Conservatives have welcomed the u-turn by the Welsh Labour-led Government to start testing residents and staff within care homes where an outbreak of Covid19 is occurring and potentially in neighbouring care homes as well. The new additions to the testing regime in Wales will also see repeat testing the following week.

Twenty-percent increase in calls to NSPCC during lockdown.

Responding to the report by the NSPCC that helplines have seen a 20-percent increase in calls about children since the lockdown started, the Shadow Welsh Minister for Children and Young People – Janet Finch-Saunders – said, “In many ways, it’s not surprising that there has been an increase in reports. Children have been isolated from their friends and schools now for weeks.”

Covid-19: Home care funding ‘will be scrutinised’ says Shadow Welsh Minister

The Shadow Social Care Welsh Minister has pledged to scrutinise the Welsh Labour administration after it announced today (April 29) a £10-million package to transition people from hospital to home as they recover from Covid-19 (Coronavirus). So far, the UK Government has allocated some £2 billion to tackle the pandemic in Wales.

Covid-19: ‘The Health Minister’s responses are not reassuring’

The Shadow Welsh Minister for Social Care rounded on the Welsh Government today over its lacklustre record on providing PPE to key workers on the frontline in combatting Covid-19 (Coronavirus).

Janet Finch-Saunders AM took the Minister for Health to task over a written Assembly question (WAQ) she submitted to him 19 days ago asking that urgent steps were taken ensure that adult and children hospices have access to adequate personal protective equipment (PPE).