David Mundell’s continued “disrespect for devolution” over crumbling Chequers deal.

Lanark and Hamilton East MP Angela Crawley this week called out David Mundell for his “disrespect for devolution,” after the Secretary of State for Scotland floundered over whether or not the UK government had raised its Chequers plan with the Scottish Government in advance. At Scotland Office questions in Westminster, Angela Crawley pressed David Mundell … Read moreDavid Mundell’s continued “disrespect for devolution” over crumbling Chequers deal.

Ditch changes to Support for Mortgage Interest

Lanark and Hamilton East MP Angela Crawley has today called on the UK Government to ‘ditch their ill-considered’ changes to support for mortgage interest. The government had offered Support for Mortgage Interest as a benefit to homeowners in hardship until 5th April 2018. This covered the interest payments on their mortgage only, while the amount borrowed, … Read moreDitch changes to Support for Mortgage Interest

Angela backs Carers Week

SNP MP for Lanark and Hamilton East has pledged her backing for Carers Week by committing to support local carers across her constituency. Angela Crawley has signed up to the Carers Week pledge to take carer friendly action – highlighting the tireless work of the 6.5 million unpaid carers across the UK and offering them … Read moreAngela backs Carers Week

Report finds 1.5 million people in the UK faced destitution last year.

Angela Crawley MP has said the UK government must wake up to their failed austerity agenda as a report finds over 1.5 million people in the UK experienced destitution last year. According to the Joseph Rowntree Foundation, 1.5 million people, including 365,000 children, were pushed into destitution last year alone. It was largely due to … Read moreReport finds 1.5 million people in the UK faced destitution last year.

PIP delays underline need for devolved welfare powers

UK Government delays to paying out in full money that up to 220,000 disabled people are entitled to underlines the need for social security powers to come to Holyrood, Angela Crawley has said – after DWP Minister Esther McVey announced that those entitled wouldn’t receive their payments until the end of summer. The claimants are … Read morePIP delays underline need for devolved welfare powers

GDPR

If you’re here you’ve received an email from me with a link asking you to confirm you still wish to receive emails, and are wondering why. Data protection law in Scotland, the UK and across the EU, has until now been shaped by a 1995 EU data protection directive. As you can imagine a lot has changed since that law was passed. To safeguard … Read moreGDPR