Government response to Grenfell Tower tragedy

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 more

Job Vacancy: Admin Assistant

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 more

Angela nominated for Icon Award

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 more

No backsliding on FOBT review.

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 more

Angela backs calls to scrap benefits freeze.

Angela Crawley MP for Lanark and Hamilton East has called for an end to the cap on working age benefits. Backing the Poverty Alliance campaign, Ms Crawley has attacked the decision by Theresa May’s government to freeze the majority of benefits eligible for people of working age until the end of the current UK Parliament. … Read more

Angela welcomes tribunal fees judgement

The Scottish National Party has welcomed the Supreme Court ruling that employment tribunal fees, introduced by the Tory-Lib Dem government in 2013, are unlawful. SNP MPs strongly opposed the introduction of fees at Westminster, and the SNP committed to abolish them in Scotland when the administration of employment tribunals is transferred to the Scottish Government later … Read more

Gender Pay Gap at the BBC

Angela Crawley MP for Lanark and Hamilton East has criticised the BBC’s gender disparity in its recent release of salaries. Last week the BBC made public the pay of stars earning more than £150,000 – more than two thirds of whom are male. This is the first time the BBC has ever publicly released such … Read more