Category: Press Releases

SNP GOVERNMENT DELIVERS 1,882 AFFORDABLE HOMES IN FALKIRK DISTRICT

The Scottish Government has delivered 1,882 affordable homes in Falkirk district, including 1,446 for social rent, since the SNP came to power in 2007, the latest figures show. Across Scotland, more than 87,000 affordable homes, including nearly 60,000 for social…

SMART WAY TO HELP FALKIRK HOUSEHOLDS TACKLE CLIMATE CHANGE

More than 30,000 households in Falkirk district now have smart meters, figures issued by Smart Energy GB show. Falkirk West MSP Michael Matheson joined Smart Energy GB, the independent campaign for the smart meter rollout, at the Scottish Parliament last…

JOHNSON’S BREXIT DEAL WOULD LEAVE FALKIRK RESIDENTS £1,600 WORSE OFF

Boris Johnson’s proposed Brexit deal would leave people in Falkirk district the equivalent of £1,600 per person worse off by 2030, analysis by the Scottish Government has found. The 27-page assessment, which was published this week, showed Scotland’s gross domestic…

BIG INCREASE IN FUNDING TO SUPPORT CARE EXPERIENCED YOUNG PEOPLE

Young people in Falkirk district who live in, or have been in, the care system will benefit from £312,000 of funding this academic year to support their educational attainment. The Scottish Government has announced that the Care Experienced Children and…