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MATHESON REAFFIRMS SUPPORT FOR BRAIN INJURY SURVIVORS

Michael Matheson has met representatives of brain injury charity Headway to discuss the need for local support for people affected by the devastating consequences of brain injury. The Falkirk West MSP reaffirmed his support for brain injury survivors after visiting a Headway exhibition at the Scottish Parliament last week. In 2017, while serving as Justice Secretary, Mr Matheson supported the...

TORY WELFARE CUTS FUEL FOOD POVERTY IN FALKIRK DISTRICT

Falkirk West MSP Michael Matheson has hit out at the Tories over the growing food poverty crisis caused by the party’s welfare cuts. It comes as new figures from the Trussell Trust show that 3,210 three-day emergency food parcels were handed out in Falkirk district between April and September this year, with 1,144 of those going to children. Across Scotland, the charity’s food banks distributed...

SNP GOVERNMENT DELIVERS 1,882 AFFORDABLE HOMES IN FALKIRK DISTRICT

The Scottish Government has delivered 1,882 affordable homes in Falkirk district, including 1,446 for social rent, since the SNP came to power in 2007, the latest figures show. Across Scotland, more than 87,000 affordable homes, including nearly 60,000 for social rent, have been delivered during that time. Welcoming the figures, Falkirk West MSP Michael Matheson said: “The SNP Government is...

SMART WAY TO HELP FALKIRK HOUSEHOLDS TACKLE CLIMATE CHANGE

More than 30,000 households in Falkirk district now have smart meters, figures issued by Smart Energy GB show. Falkirk West MSP Michael Matheson joined Smart Energy GB, the independent campaign for the smart meter rollout, at the Scottish Parliament last week to mark the milestone. By the end of September this year, 16,033 households in Falkirk West constituency and 15,191 in Falkirk East had a...

JOHNSON’S BREXIT DEAL WOULD LEAVE FALKIRK RESIDENTS £1,600 WORSE OFF

Boris Johnson’s proposed Brexit deal would leave people in Falkirk district the equivalent of £1,600 per person worse off by 2030, analysis by the Scottish Government has found. The 27-page assessment, which was published this week, showed Scotland’s gross domestic product (GDP) would fall by about £9billion over the next decade compared to economic projections if the country stayed in the EU....

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