Press Releases

MATHESON WELCOMES FUND TO HELP STUDENTS STUDY ABROAD.

Many more Scottish students will get the chance to broaden their academic and personal experiences by studying overseas this year. Up to £130,000 will be available through the Saltire Scholarship Outward Mobility Fund in 2012/13 to universities, colleges and student…

NEW HOTLINE FOR PUBLIC TO HELP PREVENT BUS PASS FRAUD

Bus users across Falkirk district are being encouraged to use a new hotline number to help prevent National Concessionary Travel scheme fraud. The roll-out of smart technology on Scotland’s buses has given Transport Scotland a far greater ability to prevent…

MATHESON WELCOMES MORE HELP FOR SCOTLAND’S VETERANS

Falkirk West MSP Michael Matheson has welcomed the announcement that new advice and specialist information for healthcare workers and armed forces veterans will help to improve the care received by Scotland’s veterans. A new leaflet raising awareness for healthcare providers…

Recorded crime hits 37 year low

Falkirk West MSP Michael Matheson welcomed official statistics which show that recorded crime fell again last year to its lowest level since 1975. Today’s Recorded Crime statistics show that the number of crimes recorded by Central Scotland Police in 2011/12…