Angela Crawley MP this week raised concerns about barriers for refugees coming to the UK in a Westminster debate. Specifically, the Lanark and Hamilton East MP raised concerns about the immigration powers in the Crime and Policing Bill, which could compromise the EU refugee convention should the legislation be passed. During the debate, Angela said: “Article 33 of the … Read moreAngela raises concerns for refugees in Crime and Policing Bill debate
I welcome the opportunity to speak in today’s debate and share the sentiments of the Secretary of State in recognising the 10-year anniversary of the events in Dunblane. In Scotland, we have seen a record reduction in the number of crimes committed in the past 40 years, and violent crime is down by almost 50%. … Read morePolicing and Crime Bill speech.
Angela Crawley has provided David Cameron with a “checklist” on International Women’s Day, urging him to take action on key issues affecting women. The Lanark and Hamilton East MP has written to the Prime Minister setting out five key areas where the UK government can and should take urgent action to improve the lives of women in … Read moreInternational Women’s Day: Angela Crawley presents David Cameron with checklist.
Angela Crawley is continuing her call for the UK government to commit to tackling violence against women and ratify the European Council’s Istanbul Convention which will legislate for a series of coordinated measures to ensure cooperation between Government, local authorities and charities. The Scottish National Party spokesperson for Women and Equalities, has urged the UK government to stop … Read moreThe UK must commit to tackling violence against women
Lanark and Hamilton East MP Angela Crawley has written to the Minister in charge of Welfare Reform seeking assurance that supported accommodation will be exempt from the proposed housing benefit changes. The local MP has asked Lord Freud for urgent clarification around the proposal which would set the housing element of benefit claims to Local Housing Allowance … Read moreAngela Crawley raises impact of Housing Benefit changes on refuges and supported accommodation
Lanark and Hamilton East MP Angela Crawley has today marked the beginning of Scottish Apprenticeship Week by welcoming new figures which show that the number of MA starts is almost at of 200,000. The figures, obtained through the independent Scottish Parliament Information Centre, show that across Scotland there have been 186,855 MA starts since 2007. … Read moreAngela Crawley marks Scottish Apprenticeship week
Lanark and Hamilton East MP Angela Crawley met with SP Energy Networks engineers on Friday (26th February) to learn about investment being made in the region. Across Lanarkshire, £200m is currently being spent to upgrade power lines and substations. During the visit, the local MP visited a project in South Lanarkshire where high voltage overhead … Read moreAngela Crawley visits Scottish Power Energy Networks
Early day motion 1145 COALYARD PROJECT Primary sponsor: Angela Crawley MP That this House congratulates the Larkhall community for its successful campaign to save the Coalyard tearoom and laundry from South Lanarkshire Council’s proposed cuts; understands that the Larkhall Community Council collected 5,885 signatures on a petition opposing the decision to cut this … Read moreEarly Day Motion: Coalyard Project
Lanark and Hamilton East MP Angela Crawley has today welcomed the news that both Borders Biscuits and Q-Mass LTD have been listed as two of the 56 fastest growing Small to Medium Sized Enterprises in Scotland. New research from the London Stock Exchange also found that the Scottish companies in their ‘1,000 Companies to Inspire … Read moreLanark and Hamilton East businesses recognised as some of the fastest growing and most dynamic in the UK
Lanark and Hamilton East MP Angela Crawley has today highlighted additional funding for those that suffered the effects of the recent floods. Foundation Scotland launched a Flood Recovery Appeal on 8th January, raising funds to directly support individuals and families affected. In addition, funding is available for community organisations working hard to provide services in … Read moreAngela Crawley highlights additional funding for those affected by recent flooding