Press Releases

RECONVICTIONS DROP TO 18-YEAR LOW

Falkirk West MSP Michael Matheson has welcomed new figures that show the percentage of offenders who are reconvicted within a year has dropped to an 18-year low. The reconviction statistics also show that people who were given a community sentence…

INTEREST-FREE LOANS AVAILABLE TO HELP REDUCE FUEL BILLS

Falkirk West MSP Michael Matheson has welcomed news that £30million of funding has been made available to help people reduce their fuel bills by making their homes warmer and more energy efficient. Under the Scottish Government’s Home Energy Efficiency Programme…