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

Bowel Cancer Awareness Month: Angela pledges to help charity raise awareness of screening.

As April marks Bowel Cancer Awareness Month, Angela Crawley, MP for Lanark and Hamilton East, is supporting a call by leading research charity Bowel Cancer UK, urging more people to take part in bowel cancer screening and help save lives. Bowel cancer is the second biggest cancer killer in the UK, affecting both men and … Read moreBowel Cancer Awareness Month: Angela pledges to help charity raise awareness of screening.

Carluke Jobs Fair

Lanark and Hamilton East MP Angela Crawley has today announced plans to host a Jobs Fair in Carluke Lifestyles Centre. The event will take place on Friday the 27th of May, between 10am and 2pm, with employers, representatives from both colleges and universities, skills agencies and advice organisations. The event is targeted at the unemployed, … Read moreCarluke Jobs Fair

Blog: Unless more is done, the Gender-Pay Gap will continue.

The Women and Equalities Committee this week published its report on the gender pay gap – and we are calling on the Government to face facts and take further action. Despite the Equal Pay Act coming into force 45 years ago, women still earn less than men in Britain today. The difference in pay between … Read moreBlog: Unless more is done, the Gender-Pay Gap will continue.

Angela nominates Borders Biscuits as Responsible Business Champion

Lanark and Hamilton East MP Angela Crawley has today nominated Lanark based Borders Biscuits to be the Parliamentary Responsible Business Champion.  The All-Party Parliamentary Corporate Responsibility Group presents an annual award for responsible business practice to recognise companies which go beyond mere compliance with legal and contractual obligations to support their local communities. The award … Read moreAngela nominates Borders Biscuits as Responsible Business Champion