Job support needed

Lanark and Hamilton East MP Angela Crawley is calling on the UK Government to do more to support people who have lost their jobs as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic. Statistics published by the House of Commons Library last week have highlighted that almost 1,000 more people in Lanark and Hamilton East are out … Read more

M&S closure concerns

Lanark and Hamilton East MP Angela Crawley and Hamilton, Larkhall and Stonehouse MSP Christina McKelvie are calling on Marks and Spencer to reconsider plans to close their Regent Way store in Hamilton. M&S have recently confirmed their intention to close the store as they prepare to open a new outlet in the former Watt Brothers … Read more

Carluke newsletter

Parliament returned from its summer recess this month and I have been back in London representing my constituents. The past 18 months have been a tough time for many of us but although some normality has returned, not everyone is in the same position. Provisional figures from HMRC highlighted that 2,200 people in my constituency … Read more

Dawnfresh urged to rethink plans

Lanark and Hamilton East MP Angela Crawley and Uddingston and Bellshill MSP Stephanie Callaghan are calling on Dawnfresh Seafoods to reconsider plans to close their Uddingston site. Dawnfresh today announced their intentions to move production from Uddingston and expand their operation in Arbroath. The move would see 230 permanent and 90 temporary jobs removed from … Read more

Tories break sick pay promise

Angela Crawley MP has criticised the UK government for u-turning on a promise to grant sick pay to two million workers. In 2019, the Tory government accepted that employees on lower incomes are missing out on the protection that Statutory Sick Pay provides and promised to resolve this by extending it to around 2 million … Read more