Christina & Angela thank local posties as they gear up for Christmas.

Christina McKelvie MSP & Angela Crawley MP visited Hamilton Delivery Office to see first-hand the operation of delivering Christmas post and to pass on early Season’s Greetings to its dedicated, hardworking staff. Both Christina & Angela where shown around the office by the Delivery Office Manager and introduced to the postmen and women, who will … Read more

Angela Crawley and Aileen Campbell to convene a summit on the future of Carluke town centre

Following the news that Brooks store is to close the doors of its Carluke shop in January, SNP MSP for Clydesdale Aileen Campbell and SNP MP for Lanark and Hamilton East have written to South Lanarkshire Council, the local Development Trust and the town’s Business Improvement District, to request their presence at a summit to … Read more

Angela backs Lanark BID

  Lanark and Hamilton East MP Angela Crawley has given her support to Discover Lanark’s campaign to establish a Business Improvement District (BID) in the town. A BID is an initiative where businesses work in partnership with Local Authorities to regenerate their town centres. Discover Lanark have produced a 5-year costed business plan setting out … Read more

Angela joins Women MPs of the World conference

Lanark and Hamilton East MP Angela Crawley today (Thursday 8 November) joined female MPs from around the world as part of the Women of the World conference. The historic one-day event, taking place at the House of Commons in the centenary year of women’s suffrage in the UK, brings together women parliamentarians from around the … Read more

Column: A budget of broken promises.

Last Monday the Chancellor delivered a budget a few days earlier than the planned date of October 31st. The reason for his speech being moved was to avoid the obvious PR disaster of delivering a budget of cuts on the scariest day of the year. Phillip Hammond may have avoided Halloween, but he delivered a … Read more

Angela calls on Chancellor to end Westminster austerity on local services

  Following the Prime Minister’s statement at Tory Conference that “austerity is over,” Angela Crawley has today written to the Chancellor demanding that he ends “disgraceful” and “ideological” Westminster austerity on local services. Between 10/11 and 19/20, the Scottish fiscal resource budget is being cut in real terms by 9.1% by the UK Government. Whilst … Read more

Angela calls for Universal Credit halt

Angela Crawley MP has said the UK government must immediately halt the roll-out of Universal Credit – after a new report revealed the Tory policy will leave 3.2 million households around £50 a week worse off compared with tax credits. The report, published today by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF), also revealed that as a … Read more