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

Forth Welfare Surgery

Angela Crawley MP has announced a drop-in event in Forth on Friday 17 June to help constituents resolve issues with benefits. The specialist Welfare Surgery will take place from 10am to 12 noon in the Forth Community Resource Centre. The Lanark and Hamilton East MP is joining with local organisations to assist residents who have … Read moreForth Welfare Surgery

Success – Carluke Jobs Fair

Angela Crawley MP for Lanark and Hamilton East has thanked hundreds of her constituents for attending her jobs fair in Carluke Leisure Centre last Friday, May 27.  30 stallholders participated in the fair – offering a range of training opportunities, apprenticeships, part and full-time posts, as well as graduate positions. Over 300 people came along and the … Read moreSuccess – Carluke Jobs Fair

Over 400 responses on town centre consultation

Angela Crawley MP and Christina McKelvie MSP have today announced that their consultation to save the Hamilton town centre has exceeded 400 respondents in just two weeks.  The consultation was set up to listen to concerned Hamilton residents, business owners and town centre shoppers. Both parliamentarians have also held a series of meetings to discuss possible … Read moreOver 400 responses on town centre consultation

#PowertotheBump

Lanark and Hamilton East MP Angela Crawley has today backed the Equality and Human Rights Commission’s ‘Power to the Bump’ campaign. The campaign has been launched to help young expectant and new mothers know their rights at work and have the confidence to stand up for them. The Commission developed the project drawing on the … Read more#PowertotheBump

Angela highlights Mental Health Awareness Week

Lanark and Hamilton East MP Angela Crawley has today marked Mental Health Awareness Week, taking place between the 16th and the 22nd May With particular emphasis on young people and mental health awareness, the campaign aims to open up the conversation surrounding mental health, in order to overcome the stigma and discrimination attached in being diagnosed with a mental health illness. Research by the … Read moreAngela highlights Mental Health Awareness Week

Lanarkshire politicians call for delay in closure of ‘One Stop Shop’

Lanarkshire based MSPs and MPs have today called for a delay in the closure of the ‘One Stop Shop’ in Motherwell. This follows complaints from parents that alternative facilities either are not available or will not be ready in time. Currently, South Lanarkshire Council have proposed to establish their own ‘One Stop Shop’, however the … Read moreLanarkshire politicians call for delay in closure of ‘One Stop Shop’