This year’s SNP Programme for Government will help contribute to a successful and vibrant South Lanarkshire, driving progress in health, social security, the environment and the economy, Angela Crawley has said. South Lanarkshire will benefit from ambitious action in a wide range of areas throughout 2018-19, including: Empowering head teachers to lead improvements to their … Read moreSNP’s programme for Government drives progress.
Lanark and Hamilton East MP Angela Crawley recently nominated Angels in Uddingston for this year’s national ‘Parliamentary Pub of the Year’ competition. The annual competition judges pubs on the basis of their range of beer and food, the quality of their beer garden, the level of investment and quality of the bar, their charitable contributions … Read moreAngela nominates Angels for ‘Parliamentary Pub of the Year’
Lanark and Hamilton East MP Angela Crawley has called on the Tories to end the detention of pregnant women in immigration facilities. This follows UK Government revelations that that over 100 pregnant women have been held in immigration detention since July 2016, with one women being held for more than 4 days. The Immigration Act … Read moreEnd detention of pregnant women in immigration centres
As Parliament rises for recess, I usually use my column to summarise my year as your MP and let you know of my plans for constituency engagement throughout recess – including my upcoming summery surgery tour. However, after the past few weeks at Westminster, I could not avoid outlining the shambolic management of the Brexit … Read moreColumn: Brexit shambles at Westminster
Angela Crawley MP today thanked the many community organisations and charities that came from across Lanark and Hamilton East to attend her ‘Meet the Funders’ event in Carluke. Organisations heard from 11 different funding providers including Tesco, VASLAN and the Big Lottery Fund. There was also an opportunity to network with other local groups and … Read moreMeet the Funders is a success
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.
Following reports that MPs are turning over hundreds of constituents to immigration officials every year, Angela Crawley pledged to be an MP not to be a border guard. MPs have been accused of “colluding” with the Home Office as part of its “hostile environment” policy after figures revealed they have reported more than 700 cases of … Read moreI’m an MP, not a border guard.
It has been a dramatic week for the SNP group at Westminster. On Tuesday last week the proceedings of the EU Withdrawal Bill included an outrageous attack on the Scottish Parliament. While Prime Minister Theresa May had previously given assurances that Scotland would be treated as part of a “union of equals”, she showed her … Read moreHands off Scotland’s powers
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
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