Monthly Archives: February 2019

POSITIVE PROGRESS FOR RECORD NUMBER OF SCHOOL LEAVERS

Falkirk West MSP Michael Matheson has welcomed news that a record 94.4% of school leavers across Scotland last year achieved a “positive destination” within three months. Young people in Falkirk district exceeded the national average, with the figure standing at…

NEW PAYMENT BENEFITS 2410 CARERS IN FALKIRK DISTRICT

The first payments made by Scotland’s new social security agency benefited 2410 carers in the Falkirk Council area, official figures show. The Carer’s Allowance Supplement is a twice-yearly additional payment for people in Scotland who receive the Carer’s Allowance from…