Michael Matheson

Written 4 posts

Cabinet Secretary for Net Zero, Energy and Transport (Previously: Minister for Public Health and Sport; Cabinet Secretary for Justice; Cabinet Secretary for Transport, Infrastructure and Connectivity)

Further UK Government action required to support our green recovery

7th September 2020

Transport, Infrastructure and Connectivity Secretary Michael Matheson outlines a number of key areas where action is needed urgently, if we are to deliver a green recovery and our shared net-zero ambitions.

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Investment in Moray

24th August 2020

The signing of the Heads of Terms agreement for the Moray Growth Deal is an important milestone.

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Internet of Things at Crookston Castle

9th August 2019

As Cabinet Secretary for Transport, Infrastructure and Connectivity, I was invited to visit historic Crookston Castle this week to learn about the Internet of Things (IoT) and see some of this exciting new technology in practice. The Internet of Things is about connecting physical devices, like sensors and actuators (i.e., devices that do things, such…

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Infrastructure Commission for Scotland

29th May 2019

Infrastructure investment plays a critical role in creating an inclusive, sustainable economy. In December, I established the Infrastructure Commission for Scotland (ICS) to provide independent advice on the right vision, ambition and priorities for a 30-year strategy for infrastructure in Scotland to meet our future economic growth and societal needs. Over the course of 2018-19,…

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