MP & MSP set to host Jobs Fair

Angela Crawley MP and Christina Mckelvie MSP are set to host a Jobs Fair in the Hamilton Town House on Friday the 5th of July, between 11am and 2pm. The event has already attracted big employers who recruiting for vacancies now. Those already confirmed include Social Security Scotland, ALDI and British Airways. More employers are … Read more

Hamilton Jobs Fair

Angela Crawley MP and Christina Mckelvie MSP are set to host a Jobs Fair in the Hamilton Town House on Friday the 5th of July, between 11am and 2pm. The event has already attracted big employers who recruiting for vacancies now. Those already confirmed include Social Security Scotland, ALDI and British Airways. More employers are … Read more

70% of benefit appeals overturned

More than two-thirds of people who faced being denied social security benefits were found to be entitled to that support – prompting calls by Angela Crawley MP for a fresh review of the DWP assessment and appeals process.  Official government figures show that 70% of people who faced the possibility of losing their entitlement, and … Read more

PIP assessment system failing those who need support most.

DWP staff shortages are causing thousands of Personal Independence Payment (PIP) claimants to be sent home unseen from health assessment appointments. Figures revealed by a DWP minister show that in 2018, 5,700 Personal Independence Payment (PIP) claimants attended their health assessment, only to be turned away due to the unavailability of a health professional .  … Read more

Why I back a four day week

Work is increasingly consuming every aspect of our lives. From commuting, undertaking long hours and checking emails out of the office – it’s difficult to know when the working week starts and ends. For many people working nine-to-five, five days a week is now as outdated as clocking in and out for lunch.  Technological advances have … Read more