Hamilton Jobs Fair is a success

On Friday 5th July local politicians Angela Crawley MP and Christina McKelvie MSP held a joint jobs fair in the Hamilton Town Hall. The event was a huge success, with more than 30 employers recruiting and over 350 prospective employees making their way to the Hamilton Jobs Fair. There were no shortage of different sectors … Read more

Deadline approaching for town centre funding

Angela Crawley MP is encouraging community organisations from across her constituency to bid for town centre regeneration funding. South Lanarkshire Council are welcoming applications from eligible organisations to apply for grants of more than £50,000 to help improve our town centres. The funding came as part of the Scottish Government’s Town Centre Fund and must … Read more

Angela raises invisible illnesses in Westminster

Lanark and Hamilton East MP Angela Crawley last week raised a number of issues relating to the Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) treatment of people with invisible illnesses. An invisible illness is an umbrella term for any medical condition that isn’t easily visible to others. This includes chronic physical conditions such as arthritis, diabetes, fibromyalgia, and … Read more

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