Support for paid miscarriage leave

MPs from every corner of the UK have backed Lanark and Hamilton East MP Angela Crawley’s campaign to introduce paid leave for families who experience a miscarriage before 24 weeks. In total, 53 MPs have signed a cross-party letter to Prime Minister Boris Johnson calling on the UK Government to support the campaign – including representatives from nine … Read more

Support for Toy Appeal

Lanark and Hamilton East MP Angela Crawley is backing the Hamilton Advertiser’s Christmas Toy Appeal.  Supported by the Hamilton branch of the Salvation Army, the appeal helps families in need across South Lanarkshire during the festive period. Toy banks will be set up to collect donations this month before they will be distributed to families across South Lanarkshire in the run … Read more

Petition moves to next stage

Lanark and Hamilton East MP Angela Crawley is supporting a petition to have a residents’ parking zone set up on McNeil Street, Larkhall. This week, South Lanarkshire Council’s petitions committee agreed to refer the petition started by Yvonne Johnston to the community and enterprise committee. Residents have complained about parking problems caused by commuters who park on McNeil Street to … Read more

Back to school

Pupils from Carluke High School welcomed Lanark and Hamilton East MP Angela Crawley to their classroom on Monday. Fifth- and sixth-year students studying journalism and social sciences such as modern studies and history were given the opportunity to find out about the role and responsibilities of a member of parliament. The enthusiastic bunch grilled their MP with questions on a range … Read more

UK Parliament week coming up

Angela Crawley MP is inviting everyone in Lanark and Hamilton East to get involved in UK Parliament Week and join a UK-wide conversation about our democracy, people power and making change happen. UK Parliament Week is an annual event taking place from 1-7 November, that engages people from across the UK with their UK Parliament, explores what it means … Read more

Caseworker Vacancy

Angela Crawley MP is looking for a full-time caseworker to join her established team in the Lanark & Hamilton East constituency. This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and capable individual to support Angela’s work as a Member of Parliament, and to make a difference in the communities she represents. Location: ​Initially working remotely, returning to Angela’s … Read more

Emergency energy payment is needed

Lanark and Hamilton East MP Angela Crawley is urging the UK Government to introduce an emergency energy payment for low-income families – as fuel poverty charities back the measure. Hundreds of families in Lanark and Hamilton East could face the choice between heating or eating this winter if the UK government fails to introduce a new payment … Read more

Local Nature Reserves to be created

Lanark and Hamilton East MP Angela Crawley has welcomed proposals from South Lanarkshire Council to create new Local Nature Reserves (LNRs). Last week, the council’s planning committee approved plans to establish 16 new LNRs across the region including eight which are wholly or partly within Lanark and Hamilton East. LNRs are areas of natural heritage that are locally important. They combine protection of … Read more