Month: February 2017

PUBLIC GIVEN SAY ON FUTURE SHAPE OF POLICE SCOTLAND

Falkirk West MSP Michael Matheson is encouraging members of the public to have their say on how the police service in Scotland should be shaped over the next decade. The Scottish Police Authority and Police Scotland have set out their…

SCOTTISH GOVERNMENT’S BUDGET OFFERS A GREAT DEAL FOR FALKIRK

Michael Matheson MSP has hailed the Scottish Government’s budget as a strong package of support for public services and jobs in Falkirk district. Millions more will be spent on schools and there will be record investment in the NHS after…

RATES RELIEF PACKAGE SHOWS SCOTTISH GOVERNMENT’S BACKING FOR FALKIRK BUSINESSES

Falkirk West MSP Michael Matheson has backed the Scottish Government’s proposals on business rates, after Finance Secretary Derek Mackay announced a wide-ranging relief scheme that will offer strong support to local businesses. The complete package of Scottish Government relief will…

CLIMATE CHALLENGE FUND WINDFALL FOR TWO PROJECTS IN FALKIRK

Two projects in Falkirk are set to benefit from a Scottish Government fund that supports local action to tackle climate change. Falkirk West MSP Michael Matheson welcomed news that Revive Falkirk and Re-Union Canal Boats have been awarded grants of…