Lanark and Hamilton East businesses recognised as some of the fastest growing and most dynamic in the UK

Lanark and Hamilton East MP Angela Crawley has today welcomed the news that both Borders Biscuits and Q-Mass LTD have been listed as two of the 56 fastest growing Small to Medium Sized Enterprises in Scotland. New research from the London Stock Exchange also found that the Scottish companies in their ‘1,000 Companies to Inspire … Read moreLanark and Hamilton East businesses recognised as some of the fastest growing and most dynamic in the UK

Angela Crawley highlights additional funding for those affected by recent flooding

Lanark and Hamilton East MP Angela Crawley has today highlighted additional funding for those that suffered the effects of the recent floods. Foundation Scotland launched a Flood Recovery Appeal on 8th January, raising funds to directly support individuals and families affected. In addition, funding is available for community organisations working hard to provide services in … Read moreAngela Crawley highlights additional funding for those affected by recent flooding

Angela Crawley backs campaign to reduce gender pay-gap in rural areas

Lanark and Hamilton East MP Angela Crawley has today backed a new campaign to tackle the gender gap in employment in rural areas. The campaign follows fresh statistics from the Scottish Parliament Information Centre (SPICe) showing the gender gap is more pronounced across rural areas in Scotland than in the nation as a whole. The … Read moreAngela Crawley backs campaign to reduce gender pay-gap in rural areas

Angela Crawley condemns cost of Westminster restoration

Angela Crawley, Member of the Parliament for Lanark and Hamilton East, has condemned the ‘astronomical’ cost of the proposed restoration of the Westminster Parliament as ‘unthinkable’ during a time of damaging cuts to public services.  The local MP says reform of Parliament, including abolition of the House of Lords, should clearly be resolved before proposals … Read moreAngela Crawley condemns cost of Westminster restoration

Angela Crawley could talk for Lanark and Hamilton East

Lanark and Hamilton East MP Angela Crawley has today backed the mental health awareness day ‘Time to Talk’. The awareness day is aimed at getting the nation talking about mental health in a bid to end the misconceptions around the illness. Time to Change , the charity behind that campaign started in 2007, and since … Read moreAngela Crawley could talk for Lanark and Hamilton East

Interview with Huffington Post – Angela Crawley’s 15 from 15.

Here is Angela Crawley’s 15 from ’15: 1) Where were you born and raised? Born and raised in Hamilton. Lived there my entire life. 2) What did you want to be when you were 16? I wanted to be a modern studies teacher, to teach other people about politics. I loved modern studies, and my … Read moreInterview with Huffington Post – Angela Crawley’s 15 from 15.

Lanark and Carluke Gazette Column – Fiscal Framework and the importance for Scotland.

The Scottish Government and the UK Government are currently negotiating the fiscal framework surrounding the new powers to be devolved to the Scottish Parliament. Now, you would be forgiven for not having a clue what it going on. Some of the jargon used in these debates is difficult for political anoraks to grasp, never mind … Read moreLanark and Carluke Gazette Column – Fiscal Framework and the importance for Scotland.

Angela Crawley highlights energy bill support

Lanark and Hamilton East MP Angela Crawley is today highlighting the availability of free financial help and advice from independent charity, The Scottish Gas Energy Trust (SGET) as well as Scottish Gas and StepChange Debt Charity. SGET provides grants to help pay off gas and electricity debts and to purchase energy efficient white goods such … Read moreAngela Crawley highlights energy bill support