'No confidence' motion passed against Betsi Cadwaladr

Conwy Council has passed a motion of no confidence against Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board.

The motion, tabled by three councillors, called for the Health Minister to take control of the health board and for the Community Council to refer their decisions to the Minister.

It follows controversial changes to services in North Wales, which have sparked a series of public protests.

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Protests over health changes

Controversial plans to transfer babies needing long-term intensive care over the border to England look set to go ahead. A series of community hospitals are also being closed and downgraded in North Wales. A series of protests have been held.