Angela backs bill on tackling unfair sanctions

Lanark and Hamilton East MP Angela Crawley has backed a Private Member’s Bill that seeks to end unfair benefit sanctions. The Benefit Claimants Sanctions (Required Assessment) Bill 2016-17 was introduced last week by Mhairi Black MP and has already won cross-party support from Tory MP Andrew Percy, Labour veteran Dennis Skinner, Plaid Cymru MP Liz … Read more…

One year on: Angela reflects on first year as an MP.

FROM HELPING CONSTITUENTS TO HOLDING GOVERNMENT TO ACCOUNT – MP STANDS UP FOR LANARK AND HAMILTON EAST  Marking one year since her election as the MP for Lanark and Hamilton East, Angela Crawley has said that her party has been the only effective opposition to the UK government and the only party consistently championing Scotland’s … Read more…

Angela speaks up for refugee children in Westminster

Lanark and Hamilton East MP Angela Crawley has spoken in Parliament about the plight of unaccompanied child refugees – and has called on the UK Government to take in an extra 3,000 lone children from refugee camps.  Ms Crawley drew on her personal experience of the refugee crisis, having visited the Refugee camps at Calais … Read more…

The UK must commit to tackling violence against women

Angela Crawley is continuing her call for the UK government to commit to tackling violence against women and ratify the European Council’s Istanbul Convention which will legislate for a series of coordinated measures to ensure cooperation between Government, local authorities and charities. The Scottish National Party spokesperson for Women and Equalities, has urged the UK government to stop … Read more…