Press Releases

MATHESON WELCOMES FREE BUS TRAVEL DEAL

Falkirk West MSP Michael Matheson is welcoming the news that a deal has been sealed between the Scottish Government and bus operators that will allow the continuation of secured free bus travel for over 60’s and people with disabilities. Scottish…

SCOTTISH GOVERNMENT FUNDING FOR FALKIRK TOWN CENTRE

Falkirk West MSP has welcomed the announcement from the Cabinet Secretary for Culture, Fiona Hyslop MSP that Falkirk town centre is to receive £1.6 million in regeneration funding. In welcoming the news Mr Matheson said; “ This is a tremendous…

NEW FREE NUMBER FOR NHS 24

People in Scotland will no longer be charged for calling NHS 24 after April 2014 when the existing number will be replaced by 111. The current cost to call NHS 24 from a BT landline is the price of a…