Christina McKelvie MSP and Angela Crawley MP have today welcomed South Lanarkshire Council’s decision to U-turn on the cuts to both the Coalyard and to the School transport provision.
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 more
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 more
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 more
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 more
It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Betts. I congratulate the Members for bringing forward this important debate, which is the first of its kind, from the Backbench Business Committee. Considering the number of years this place has been dominated by men, it is refreshing that the debate was led by a … Read more