Health service waiting lists are considerably higher in Labour-controlled Wales than in England, with one in five in Wales on a waiting list.
The UK Government has a plan to deal with waiting lists in England. This plan includes a new online service that will allow people needing non-urgent surgery to get information about waiting times.
However, people in Bridgend are being told to wait until at least the 25th of March to find out what Labour’s plan is to deal with the waiting list crisis in Wales.
I raised this issue in the House with Health Minister Edward Argar. I was pleased that the Health Minister agrees with my concerns and believes that the Welsh Government must present a plan to bring down the excessive waiting lists in Wales.
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