Category: Press Releases

MATHESON REAFFIRMS SUPPORT FOR BRAIN INJURY SURVIVORS

Michael Matheson has met representatives of brain injury charity Headway to discuss the need for local support for people affected by the devastating consequences of brain injury. The Falkirk West MSP reaffirmed his support for brain injury survivors after visiting…

TORY WELFARE CUTS FUEL FOOD POVERTY IN FALKIRK DISTRICT

Falkirk West MSP Michael Matheson has hit out at the Tories over the growing food poverty crisis caused by the party’s welfare cuts. It comes as new figures from the Trussell Trust show that 3,210 three-day emergency food parcels were…

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…