Press Releases

CALL TO TAKE PART IN EDUCATION BILL CONSULTATION

Falkirk West MSP Michael Matheson is encouraging anyone with an interest in the future of education in Scotland to contribute to a Holyrood consultation on the new Education Bill. The Bill will guarantee new powers and freedoms for head teachers…

MSP WELCOMES 3.6% RISE IN LIVING WAGE

News that thousands of Scots will benefit from a 30p rise in the Living Wage to £8.75 an hour has been welcomed by Falkirk West MSP Michael Matheson. The announcement of the increase was made during Living Wage Week, which…

GET VACCINE EARLY TO FIGHT FLU THIS WINTER

People in Falkirk district with health conditions that make them more vulnerable to flu are being urged to get their vaccine as early as possible this winter to help protect themselves. The flu vaccine is also offered free to those…