Transport review welcomed

Lanark and Hamilton East MP Angela Crawley has welcomed the findings of the second Strategic Transport Projects Review (STPR2).  The review makes 45 recommendations under six key themes which seek to make transport in Scotland more sustainable and support people to make better, more informed choices on how they travel.  When implemented, the changes and measures will play a key … Read more

PM must resign

Lanark and Hamilton East MP Angela Crawley has called on Boris Johnson to resign as pressure builds on the Prime Minister over his rule-breaking boozy lockdown parties in Downing St. The MP for Lanark and Hamilton East accused the Prime Minister of the ‘ultimate betrayal’ over parties happening in Downing Street while the public made massive sacrifices as they … Read more

Disinformation competition for young people launched

Lanark and Hamilton East MP Angela Crawley is encouraging young people to enter a competition with the aim of tackling disinformation. Young people across Scotland are being asked to chronicle the impact that disinformation has had on them and their peers and to share their ideas on how to tackle the problem. The competition, launched by Glasgow South MP Stewart … Read more

Play area consultation

Lanark and Hamilton East MP Angela Crawley is encouraging residents to take part in South Lanarkshire Council’s play area consultation.  Over the next few years, £3.5 million is set to be invested in improving play areas across the region thanks to a Scottish Government initiative.  Almost £300,000 will be invested in the region’s play areas in year … Read more

Whitehill Neighbourhood Board meeting

Residents in Whitehill are being encouraged to join a virtual meeting of the Whitehill Neighbourhood Board.  On Tuesday 1st February at 2pm, residents will be given the chance to discuss any issues in the area with local representatives including the police, South Lanarkshire Council and local councillors.  Information on upcoming events, projects and what’s happening in Whitehill will … Read more

More than 6,700 households hit by cuts

Over 6,700 households across Lanark and Hamilton East have been directly impacted by the cut to Universal Credit implemented by Boris Johnson’s government, according to new statistics. Analysis from the House of Commons Library has revealed that, as of August 2021, 6,756 households across the constituency saw their incomes slashed by £1,040 per year – at the … Read more

Concerns raised with TSB

Lanark and Hamilton East MP Angela Crawley, Clydesdale MSP Màiri McAllan and Clydesdale North councillor Julia Marrs have met with TSB over the proposed closure of their Lanark branch.  Last week TSB announced the closure of 70 branches across the UK including the Bannatyne Street bank as a result of a decline in use.  Customers of the Lanark branch could now face … Read more

Petition delivered to Downing Street

Lanark and Hamilton East MP Angela Crawley has delivered a petition with more than 25,000 names calling for the UK Government to introduce paid miscarriage leave before 24 weeks to Prime Minister Boris Johnson.  Ahead of the second reading of her private members’ bill on Friday 3rd December, Angela Crawley MP personally delivered the petition to 10 Downing Street.  The … Read more