Queen’s Speech a missed opportunity

Lanark and Hamilton East MP Angela Crawley has said the Queen’s Speech is a major missed opportunity for the UK Government. In their plan for the next parliamentary session, the UK Government chose to focus on their ideological quest and Brexit obsession instead of taking action on the issues which matter most to the public. The … Read more

Future is bright for Bothwell Library

An asset transfer has paved the way for the future of Bothwell Library thanks to dedicated community group Bothwell Futures.  Last week, Lanark and Hamilton East MP Angela Crawley and Bothwell and Uddingston MSP Stephanie Callaghan met with the group to discuss their ambitions for the library.  Bothwell Futures are set to open a new … Read more

10 reasons Scotland should be a member of the EU

Today we celebrate Europe Day, and restate the SNP’s commitment to an independent Scotland becoming an EU Member State. Here are 10 Reasons Why Scotland Should Be In The EU: 1. SOLIDARITY WITH A GLOBAL A-TEAM The threats facing our societies are global, and the EU leads progressive global action to solve shared challenges. An … Read more

Falklands40 competition launched

Lanark and Hamilton East MP Angela Crawley is encouraging 16- to 18-year-olds to enter the Falklands 40 Schools Competition. Organised by the Falkland Islands Government as part of their programme commemorating the 40th anniversary of the Falklands War, eight students from across the UK are being given the chance to visit and learn more about the islands. The … Read more

Big Plastic Count

Lanark and Hamilton East MP Angela Crawley is calling on her constituents to take part in Greenpeace’s Big Plastic Count. Taking place between May 16 and 22, the Big Plastic Count aims to gather more information and evidence about how much plastic we use and how much of it is thrown away. Throughout the week, … Read more

One week left to register to vote

Lanark and Hamilton East MP Angela Crawley is urging South Lanarkshire residents to make sure they are registered to vote ahead of the local elections next month. There is just one week left to register and be eligible to vote for your local councillors on May 5th. Everyone aged 16 and over on polling who is … Read more

Access to cash

Lanark and Hamilton East MP Angela Crawley has written to Chancellor Rishi Sunak calling for protections to maintain access to cash. According to data from LINK – the UK’s largest ATM network – from August 2018 to December 2021, Lanark and Hamilton East saw 17 per cent of its free-to-use ATMs vanish. Coupled with closures to local … Read more