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Matheson welcomes improvement in waiting times for cancer patients

A support team to improve waiting times for cancer treatment across Scotland and fresh Government investment has led to shorter waits for patients, new figures released today show. Falkirk West MSP and Public Health Minister Michael Matheson welcomed the improvement…

DAMNING’ REPORT SHOWS WESTMINSTER WELFARE CUTS HITTING DISABLED PEOPLE

A ‘damning’ Citizens Advice Scotland report published today shows the devastating impact Westminster’s welfare cuts are having on disabled people in Scotland – and shows exactly why welfare policy should be decided in Scotland rather than in Westminster. Evidence gathered…

Michael welcomes expansion in free childcare for families

Extra funded hours since 2007 worth up to £707 per year for each child. Thousands of parents and carers across Falkirk district will start gaining from extra hours of free early learning and childcare over the next week. The Scottish…