Lanark and Hamilton East MP Angela Crawley this week spoke in a debate on the Government’s ‘national living wage’. The debate focussed on reports that employers are mitigating the cost of the new rate by cutting hours, premium rates for overtime and bank holidays. Angela also highlighted ‘real living wage’ employers in Lanark and Hamilton … Read moreThe real living wage and the UK Government’s enhanced minimum wage for over 25s.
Lanark and Hamilton East MP Angela Crawley has today written to the Minister for Small Business – Anna Soubry – calling for more action to be taken to protect small to medium sized enterprises (SMEs). According to the Federation of Small Business (FSB), one of the largest problems encountered by SMEs is the delay of … Read moreLate payments are crippling small business – Angela calls on UK Government to ‘step up to the plate’ and protect SMEs
Lanark and Hamilton East MP Angela Crawley has today expressed her disappointment at Clydesdale Bank’s decision to close their Lanark branch. The local MP has written to Clydesdale Bank seeking assurances that steps will be taken to limit the impact customers and businesses that use the bank, and also that no staff will be out … Read moreAngela expresses disappointment over Clydesdale Bank closure
Lanark and Hamilton East MP, Angela Crawley, today nominated Jholpai restaurant in Lanark to enter the annual Tiffin Cup. The Tiffin Cup is a prestigious competition in which members of Parliament are asked to nominate the most popular South Asian restaurant from across their constituency. Angela said: “Last year I nominated Mushtaq’s in Hamilton for … Read moreAngela nominates Jholpai Indian Fusion for Tiffin Cup
It is a pleasure to speak in the debate and to serve under your chairmanship, Ms Buck. We are discussing HIV, which curses the lives of people in all walks of life across the globe. Yet many of the women who are infected are unaware of the status of their condition and are unable to … Read moreHIV in women and girls
Angela Crawley has backed calls for David Cameron to disclose the government’s position on off-shore tax havens with a declaration of his cabinet ministers and their dealings with off-shore trusts. Angus Robertson MP has written to the Prime Minister requesting he provides full disclosure of his government ministers and if they have benefited from off-shore … Read morePanama Papers
As April marks Bowel Cancer Awareness Month, Angela Crawley, MP for Lanark and Hamilton East, is supporting a call by leading research charity Bowel Cancer UK, urging more people to take part in bowel cancer screening and help save lives. Bowel cancer is the second biggest cancer killer in the UK, affecting both men and … Read moreBowel Cancer Awareness Month: Angela pledges to help charity raise awareness of screening.
Lanark and Hamilton East MP and member of the Women and Equalities Select Committee, Angela Crawley, has today called on the Government to take more action to reduce the gender pay-gap. The Local MP’s call for action comes after the Women and Equalities Select Committee published a report into the pay-gap across the UK. The … Read moreGender Pay Gap report published
Lanark and Hamilton East MP Angela Crawley has today announced plans to host a Jobs Fair in Carluke Lifestyles Centre. The event will take place on Friday the 27th of May, between 10am and 2pm, with employers, representatives from both colleges and universities, skills agencies and advice organisations. The event is targeted at the unemployed, … Read moreCarluke Jobs Fair
The Women and Equalities Committee this week published its report on the gender pay gap – and we are calling on the Government to face facts and take further action. Despite the Equal Pay Act coming into force 45 years ago, women still earn less than men in Britain today. The difference in pay between … Read moreBlog: Unless more is done, the Gender-Pay Gap will continue.