Monthly Archives: June 2012

Recorded crime hits 37 year low

Falkirk West MSP Michael Matheson welcomed official statistics which show that recorded crime fell again last year to its lowest level since 1975. Today’s Recorded Crime statistics show that the number of crimes recorded by Central Scotland Police in 2011/12…

MATHESON WELCOMES CONSULTATION ON CARRIER BAGS

Falkirk West MSP Mr Michael Matheson has welcomed the launch a three-month consultation this week on a range of proposals which will include phasing out free carrier bags. The aim is to Safeguard Scotland’s Resources through efficient use of materials…

MATHESON LAUNCHES DENTAL STRATEGY

Minister for Public Health and MSP for Falkirk West Michael Matheson today launched a new dental strategy for priority groups. The strategy will improve dental care for older people, the homeless and those with learning disabilities who often experience poor…

MATHESON HIGHLIGHTS CARERS WEEK

Falkirk West MSP, Michael Matheson, has highlighted Carers Week which takes place from 18 to 24 June this year, by attending a question and answer session at the Falkirk Carers Centre. The event champions the 517,000 unpaid carers in Scotland…