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

Local MP & MSP set to host Carluke Jobs Fair

  Lanark and Hamilton East MP Angela Crawley & Clydesdale MSP Aileen Campbell are set to host a Jobs Fair in the Carluke Leisure Centre on Friday the 26th of October, between 11am and 2pm. The event, which is free to attend, will feature over 20 different employers covering a range of sectors and careers from … Read more

Column: Conference Season

  The weather is turning and the nights are drawing in. As memories of our month-long heat wave begin to fade, political anoraks are enjoying political conference season. Conferences are an opportunity to meet fellow members, discuss and debate the big issues of the day and leave united in the knowledge that decisions have been … Read more

SNP’s programme for Government drives progress.

This year’s SNP Programme for Government will help contribute to a successful and vibrant South Lanarkshire, driving progress in health, social security, the environment and the economy, Angela Crawley has said. South Lanarkshire will benefit from ambitious action in a wide range of areas throughout 2018-19, including: Empowering head teachers to lead improvements to their … Read more