Monthly Archives: January 2016

MSP BACKS VOTER REGISTRATION DRIVE BEFORE ELECTION

SNP MSP Michael Matheson has today backed a new campaign encouraging voters missing from the electoral roll in Falkirk West to register to vote in time for the Scottish Parliament election. A new campaign launched today by Shelter Scotland and…

MSP welcomes latest delayed discharge figures

Official figures published show the number of days patients spent in hospital due to Delayed Discharge in November fell by 13% compared to the same time last year. ISD Scotland statistics published show that 47,862 bed days were occupied by…

Matheson welcomes new college numbers figures

The number of Higher Education students studying full time for recognised qualifications at colleges has grown by 22 per cent since 2008-09. Figures published by the Scottish Funding Council (SFC) on college performance show that in 2014-15, 23,717 students successfully…