One year on: Angela reflects on first year as an MP.

FROM HELPING CONSTITUENTS TO HOLDING GOVERNMENT TO ACCOUNT – MP STANDS UP FOR LANARK AND HAMILTON EAST  Marking one year since her election as the MP for Lanark and Hamilton East, Angela Crawley has said that her party has been the only effective opposition to the UK government and the only party consistently championing Scotland’s … Read moreOne year on: Angela reflects on first year as an MP.

Angela marks IDAHOT

As May 17th marks the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (IDAHOT), Lanark and Hamilton East MP Angela Crawley, has highlighted the widespread violence and discrimination experienced by LGBTI people. In marking the event, the local MP has sent a message of solidarity to all those who either have or are currently experiencing persecution based purely upon their sexual orientation … Read moreAngela marks IDAHOT

The impact of Housing Benefit changes on Refuges

Lanark and Hamilton East MP Angela Crawley, this week, spoke in a debate on the extension of the local housing allowance rate to social landlords, seeking assurance that supported accommodation will be exempt from the proposed housing benefit changes. Previously, the local MP asked the Minister for Welfare Reform, Lord Freud, for urgent clarification around the proposal … Read moreThe impact of Housing Benefit changes on Refuges

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.