Lanark and Hamilton East MP Angela Crawley has said that the u-turn by the Prime Minister over the Housing Benefit Cap is welcome, but that the delay in changes to the policy has caused ‘undue stress and anxiety to the supported housing sector.’ The Prime Minister announced the Government would not now be rolling out changes … Read moreHousing cap u-turn ends undue stress and anxiety.
Lanark and Hamilton East MP Angela Crawley has established an All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) to tackle rogue businesses that had mis-sold solar panels and home insulation as part of the UK Government’s Green Deal scheme. The APPG comes after the liquidation of Rutherglen-based company Home Energy and Lifestyle Management Systems (HELMS). Businesses such as … Read moreAngela establishes HELMS APPG
The pace at which the political debate moves in the UK means that it can be easy to forget why and how we managed to find ourselves in the political circumstance of today. Back in 2015, you may remember the cross-party commission established to determine which future powers over would be delivered by the Scottish … Read moreUniversal Credit proves we need full devolution of Social Security.
Lanark and Hamilton East MP Angela Crawley has today welcomed the announcement that the Scottish Government has launched two amendments to Universal Credit (UC). From Wednesday 4 October, recipients of UC will be offered two new ways to help them budget. People across Scotland making new claims will have the choice of changing the frequency … Read moreAngela welcomes Scottish Government amendments to Universal Credit
Angela Crawley MP for Lanark and Hamilton East has welcomed the UK Government inquiry into the Grenfell Tower tragedy. Delivering a response to the government’s urgent statement on Grenfell Tower yesterday (Tuesday 5 September), Ms Crawley said she believes the inquiry must seek justice for the survivors, victims and families of the tragedy. The response … Read moreGovernment response to Grenfell Tower tragedy
Angela Crawley MP is recruiting an administrative assistant, based primarily in her busy constituency office in Lanark. This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and capable individual to join Angela’s team and support her work as the Member of Parliament for Lanark and Hamilton East. Salary: £ 20,000 pro-rata Hours: 30 per week Key Duties: … Read moreJob Vacancy: Admin Assistant
Angela Crawley MP has today urged her constituents to lodge an objection to the application to erect a Waste Plant in Whitehill before the deadline. The local MP lodged her concerns with the planning department earlier this year and has campaigned against the proposals since they were first introduced. The earliest the application can be … Read moreLocal MP encourages constituents to lodge objections to waste plant.
Lanark and Hamilton East MP Angela Crawley has today welcomed the completion of the M8, M73 and M74 project. The new motorway was officially opened today (14th August) by the First Minister at Eurocentral Business Park. The infrastructure investment totalled at £500 million and now stretches unbroken for nearly 60 miles, from just outside Greenock, … Read moreAngela Crawley welcomes completion of M8, M73 and M74 project
Angela Crawley MP for Lanark & Hamilton East has been shortlisted for the Icon Awards Politician of the Year Award – for the third year running. The awards are held to recognise individuals for their work to encourage inclusivity and diversity in Scotland. Ms Crawley has been campaigning for equality at Westminster since her election … Read moreAngela nominated for Icon Award
Angela Crawley MP has warned the UK government against turning their backs on a review into FOBTs which was announced last year – after reports emerged that Chancellor Philip Hammond wants to keep the machines that have been labelled the ‘crack cocaine of gambling’. The UK government pledged a review into FOBTs last year – … Read moreNo backsliding on FOBT review.