The Scottish Government and the UK Government are currently negotiating the fiscal framework surrounding the new powers to be devolved to the Scottish Parliament. Now, you would be forgiven for not having a clue what it going on. Some of the jargon used in these debates is difficult for political anoraks to grasp, never mind … Read moreLanark and Carluke Gazette Column – Fiscal Framework and the importance for Scotland.
Lanark and Hamilton East MP Angela Crawley is today highlighting the availability of free financial help and advice from independent charity, The Scottish Gas Energy Trust (SGET) as well as Scottish Gas and StepChange Debt Charity. SGET provides grants to help pay off gas and electricity debts and to purchase energy efficient white goods such … Read moreAngela Crawley highlights energy bill support
LOCAL MP ‘DISAPPOINTED’ AND SEEKS ASSURANCES FOR CUSTOMERS AND STAFF Lanark and Hamilton East MP Angela Crawley has today expressed her disappointment at the Bank of Scotland’s decision to close its Bothwell branch. The Local MP has also written to the Bank of Scotland seeking assurances that customers will still receive a full service and … Read moreBank of Scotland to close its Bothwell Branch
LOCAL MP CALLS FOR COMPANIES TO ACT ON THE ‘FEMALE PREMIUM’ Lanark and Hamilton East MP Angela Crawley raised the issue of gender pricing in a Westminster Hall debate this week. The debate followed an investigation by The Times last month showing retailers and brands, including Boots, Argos, Tesco and Levi Strauss charge higher prices … Read moreAngela Crawley raises gender pricing in Parliament
It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Betts. I congratulate the Members for bringing forward this important debate, which is the first of its kind, from the Backbench Business Committee. Considering the number of years this place has been dominated by men, it is refreshing that the debate was led by a … Read moreSpeech on men’s violence against women