Angela calls on UK Government to keep the ban on bee harming pesticides’

 As ministers prepare to make a decision on an application to lift the current ban on neonicotinoids, Angela Crawley MP has called for the UK Government to keep the pesticides off our fields this summer. Neonicotinoids have been restricted across Europe since 2013 due to mounting evidence that they pose a risk to bees. Bees are responsible for pollinating two … Read moreAngela calls on UK Government to keep the ban on bee harming pesticides’

Angela calls on UK Government to abolish employment tribunal fees

Lanark and Hamilton East MP Angela Crawley has called on the UK government to abolish employment tribunal fees as part of an effort to tackle maternity discrimination. The call follows the launch of an inquiry into pregnancy and maternity discrimination by the House of Commons’ Women and Equalities Committee, which heard evidence from some of the … Read moreAngela calls on UK Government to abolish employment tribunal fees

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 moreAngela speaks up for refugee children in Westminster

The real living wage and the UK Government’s enhanced minimum wage for over 25s.

Lanark and Hamilton East MP Angela Crawley this week spoke in a debate on the Government’s ‘national living wage’. The debate focussed on reports that employers are mitigating the cost of the new rate by cutting hours, premium rates for overtime and bank holidays. Angela also highlighted ‘real living wage’ employers in Lanark and Hamilton … Read moreThe real living wage and the UK Government’s enhanced minimum wage for over 25s.

Late payments are crippling small business – Angela calls on UK Government to ‘step up to the plate’ and protect SMEs

Lanark and Hamilton East MP Angela Crawley has today written to the Minister for Small Business – Anna Soubry – calling for more action to be taken to protect small to medium sized enterprises (SMEs). According to the Federation of Small Business (FSB), one of the largest problems encountered by SMEs is the delay of … Read moreLate payments are crippling small business – Angela calls on UK Government to ‘step up to the plate’ and protect SMEs

Angela expresses disappointment over Clydesdale Bank closure

Lanark and Hamilton East MP Angela Crawley has today expressed her disappointment at Clydesdale Bank’s decision to close their Lanark branch. The local MP has written to Clydesdale Bank seeking assurances that steps will be taken to limit the impact customers and businesses that use the bank, and also that no staff will be out … Read moreAngela expresses disappointment over Clydesdale Bank closure

Angela nominates Jholpai Indian Fusion for Tiffin Cup

Lanark and Hamilton East MP, Angela Crawley, today nominated Jholpai restaurant in Lanark to enter the annual Tiffin Cup. The Tiffin Cup is a prestigious competition in which members of Parliament are asked to nominate the most popular South Asian restaurant from across their constituency. Angela said: “Last year I nominated Mushtaq’s in Hamilton for … Read moreAngela nominates Jholpai Indian Fusion for Tiffin Cup

Panama Papers

Angela Crawley has backed calls for David Cameron to disclose the government’s position on off-shore tax havens with a declaration of his cabinet ministers and their dealings with off-shore trusts. Angus Robertson MP has written to the Prime Minister requesting he provides full disclosure of his government ministers and if they have benefited from off-shore … Read morePanama Papers