Month: March 2017

CHOICE AND QUALITY AT HEART OF EARLY LEARNING AND CHILDCARE EXPANSION

Falkirk West MSP Michael Matheson has welcomed news that parents are to be given more choice than ever before when accessing their child’s free nursery provision. It comes after the Scottish Government confirmed that quality and choice will be at…

LOCAL MSP AND MP CONDEMN CLOSURE OF RBS BRANCHES

Falkirk West MSP Michael Matheson and Falkirk MP John McNally have hit out at the Royal Bank of Scotland’s decision to shut down its branches in Denny and Stenhousemuir at the start of October, urging the bank to reconsider the…

COMMUNITY JUSTICE CHARITIES GET £3MILLION TO HELP REDUCE REOFFENDING RATES

Seven charities are to receive almost £3million in Scottish Government funding to deliver specialist services aimed at reducing the cycle of reoffending, Falkirk West MSP and Justice Secretary Michael Matheson has announced. Scottish community justice organisations Sacro, which has offices…