Month: March 2015

Matheson welcomes additional support for victims of violence

Falkirk West MSP Michael Matheson has welcomed the news that an additional £20 million will be invested in a range of measures to tackle all forms of violence against women and girls in Scotland. The First Minister confirmed that the…

Saving lives from cardiac arrest strategy announced

Falkirk West MSP Michael Matheson has welcomed the launch of a new strategy which aims to save 1,000 lives from out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) over the next five years. Scotland’s Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest Strategy is the first such comprehensive document…

Michael welcomes extension of Doggy bag scheme.

A hugely successful pilot scheme to offer diners doggy bags is set to be extended across Scotland, Environment Secretary Richard Lochhead has announced. The 16 restaurants participating in Zero Waste Scotland’s Good to Go trial saw dramatic reductions in food…