Angela to join vigil against homophobia and transphobia

Lanark and Hamilton East MP  Angela Crawley has said that the Orlando attack is a stark reminder of how much remains to be done to tackle prejudice and secure equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people. Politicians at Holyrood and Westminster will today join in vigils and other efforts to remember the … Read moreAngela to join vigil against homophobia and transphobia

Angela joins female MPs to mark 150 years since the start of the female suffrage campaign

Lanark and Hamilton East MP Angela Crawley marked 150 years since the beginning of the ‘Votes for Women’ campaign.  On 7 June 1866 Millicent Fawcett presented the first Suffrage petition to Parliament. The petition led to the first debate on votes for women. However, despite progress being made, the local MP pointed to disparities between … Read moreAngela joins female MPs to mark 150 years since the start of the female suffrage campaign

Angela highlights new report on flawed Universal Credit system

Lanark and Hamilton East MP Angela Crawley has highlighted the publication of a new report by Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) attacking flaws in the Universal Credit system. The local MP has dealt with hundreds constituent cases relating to problems with welfare support, including Universal Credit. As a result, Angela is hosting a specific surgery relating … Read moreAngela highlights new report on flawed Universal Credit system

Angela calls on Council to draft Autism Scotland into new ‘One Stop Shop’

Lanark and Hamilton East MP Angela Crawley has today written to Eddie McAvoy – leader of South Lanarkshire Council – calling on him to utilise the experience and knowledge of those that worked in the popular ‘One Stop Shop’ in Motherwell. The letter comes after parents raised a number of concerns about the lack of … Read moreAngela calls on Council to draft Autism Scotland into new ‘One Stop Shop’

Angela calls for an end to discrimination against guide dog owners

Angela Crawley MP met with guide dog owners in the Houses of Parliament to hear about their experiences of being turned away by businesses. Over 100 guide dog owners had travelled to Westminster from across the country to talk to their MPs about the discrimination they face in their daily lives. The MP for Lanark … Read moreAngela calls for an end to discrimination against guide dog owners