MICHAEL PROMOTED TO SCOTTISH CABINET

Falkirk West MSP Michael Matheson has been made Cabinet Secretary for Justice in Nicola Sturgeon’s reshuffle following her election as First Minster of Scotland.

Mr Matheson said;

“I am delighted to have been appointed by the First Minister as the Cabinet Secretary for Justice.

“I very much enjoyed my time as the Minister for Public Health, however I am looking forward to the new challenge as Cabinet Secretary for Justice.

“It is a tremendous privilege to be able to serve in government and I look forward to meeting these new challenges in my new role as Cabinet Secretary for Justice”.