Happy New Year

The festive period is about spending time with those we love, and for thinking about friends and family at home and abroad. It is also a time to reflect on those less fortunate than ourselves. So, this New Year, I would encourage everyone to take the time to check on a friend or neighbour who … Read more

Angela and Christina welcome town centre regeneration

Angela Crawley MP and Christina McKelvie MSP have this week welcomed over £800,000 in funding from the Scottish Government and South Lanarkshire Council intended to regenerate Hamilton town centre. The investment will help turn the old Hamilton Advertiser building, the derelict Vogue Cinema site and the vacant Poundstretcher store in to modern social housing. In … Read more

ASDA staff deserve better

Changes to staff contracts at Asda will result in 3,000 employees across the UK facing a pay cut, says MP Angela Crawley. Asda are proposing to move all hourly-paid retail staff onto new contracts that will see them earn a higher basic pay but lose their entitlement to paid breaks. It will also shorten night … Read more

Angela backs #StayInScotland campaign

Lanark and Hamilton East MP Angela Crawley has backed the Scottish Government’s #StayInScotland campaign. The campaign, set up by the First Minister, is encouraging EU Nationals to remain in Scotland after the UK leaves the European Union. The Scottish Government has also announced package of support for European citizens that will consist of: £250,000 for … Read more

Change in approach needed to tackle drug problem

Following a visit to Frankfurt and Lisbon with the Health Select Committee, Angela Crawley has backed a change in approach to tackling drug addiction. The Parliamentary delegation evaluated the drug policies in both Germany and Portugal who have introduced different measures to tackling addiction. In Germany they legalised safe-consumption rooms and Portugal decriminalised drugs. The … Read more

2019 Summer Surgery Tour

A summer surgery tour will be held across Lanark and Hamilton East next week by local MP, Angela Crawley. Ms Crawley will be touring villages in her constituency during the week of the 22nd of July. Residents are invited to meet Ms Crawley personally during the tour to discuss any issues they may have. The … Read more