Category: Press Releases

FALKIRK FAMILIES TO START RECEIVING SCOTTISH CHILD PAYMENT

Families in Falkirk district will start receiving a welcome financial boost in the coming weeks after the Scottish Child Payment opened today (Monday, February 15). The new Scottish Government benefit, which is unique to Scotland, will give eligible parents and…

MATHESON WELCOMES PLANS TO PUT TACKLING POVERTY AT HEART OF BUDGET

Falkirk West MSP Michael Matheson has welcomed the Scottish Government’s welfare spending plans for 2021-22, which put tackling poverty at the heart of the Budget. Finance Secretary Kate Forbes has committed £3.5billion to social security and welfare payments in the…

OFFICE CLOSED

I want to take this opportunity to once again thank constituents for their patience and understanding since the start of the pandemic. After an extremely busy year, my constituency office staff will be taking a break now until Tuesday, January…