Month: May 2014

SCOTTISH GOVERNMENT ON TRACK TO MEET AFFORDABLE HOUSING TARGET

New figures released confirm that the Scottish Government is on track to meet its target of delivering 30,000 new affordable homes by 2016 – with more than 7,000 delivered in the last year. Figures show that the number of new…

SNP WIN EUROPEAN ELECTION IN FALKIRK

The final results of the European election have been hailed as “a fantastic victory for the SNP and a vote of confidence in the Scottish Government.” With the full results for Scotland now declared, the SNP has won the election…

UK GOVERNMENT MINISTER ADMITS PEOPLE CAN BE ASSURED THEIR PENSIONS WILL BE SECURE WITH YES

Falkirk West MSP Michael Matheson has welcomed confirmation from a UK Government Minister that pensions will be secure following a Yes vote. As reported in The Herald and Press and Journal, during an appearance at Westminster’s Scottish Affairs Committee, Minister…

Michael welcomes additional CashBack funding for youth projects

The Scottish Government has today announced that more than £2 million is to be invested to create life-changing opportunities for vulnerable young people. The CashBack for Communities funding will be invested by national youth work agency, YouthLink Scotland, over the…