Month: August 2015

LOCAL RESIDENTS APPALLED AT COUNCIL “VANITY PROJECT”

Today (Tuesday) Michael Matheson has joined concerned local residents in expressing his frustration and disappointment at Falkirk Council’s plans to proceed with a £20million “vanity project” as their new headquarters is given the green light. A special meeting of Falkirk…

SCOTTISH GOVERNMENT SUPPORT HELPS 84,000 FAMILIES HIT BY TORY BEDROOM TAX

Tale of two governments as ideological Tory assault on the poor continues New figures show 84,000 families have been helped across Scotland so far this year by £35 million funding which the Scottish Government has provided to support those hit…

EDUCATION UNDERLINED AS TOP PRIORITY AS MORE CHILDREN BENEFIT FROM ATTAINMENT FUND

Michael Matheson MSP is today welcoming the extension of the Scottish Government’s Attainment Fund. Underlining the party’s unwavering commitment to improving education in Scotland, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has announced that the fund will be extended to help 57 more…

MICHAEL MATHESON MSP WELCOMES FUNDING TO IMPROVE SCHOOLS IN FALKIRK

Falkirk West MSP Michael Matheson is today welcoming funding of £300,000 for Falkirk Council to improve the learning environment in our schools and allow for greater partnership working between schools and colleges. Commenting, Mr Matheson said: “This latest funding underlines…