Progressive miscarriage leave policy welcomed

Lanark and Hamilton East MP Angela Crawley has welcomed RSA Insurance’s progressive policy on miscarriage leave. Earlier this month, the SNP MP who has been campaigning to have paid miscarriage leave introduced in the UK met with RSA to discuss their approach. In April 2021, RSA introduced two weeks of fully paid leave for staff who experience miscarriage at any stage … Read more

Bank of Scotland Carluke

One month ahead of Carluke’s last bank closing, Bank of Scotland have confirmed there will be no new alternative introduced. Lanark and Hamilton East MP Angela Crawley and Clydesdale MSP Màiri McAllan met with Bank of Scotland on Friday (May 27th) to again urge the bank to reconsider alternatives to closure. However, Carluke does not meet … Read more

Council consultation

Two consultations are being run by South Lanarkshire Council which will affect local services for at least the next five years. A draft Council Plan and Community Plan have been put forward and members of the public are being asked for their views. The Council Plan, which runs until 2027, will set out the priorities for … Read more

Manda Centre visit

Hamilton’s Manda Centre played host to a visit from Lanark and Hamilton East MP Angela Crawley. The centre, which was established in 2016, provides support for the mental and physical wellbeing to family and friends affected by trauma, loss and personal crisis. As a not-for-profit organisation, the Manda Centre provides one-to-one and telephone counselling as well as … Read more

Queen’s Speech a missed opportunity

Lanark and Hamilton East MP Angela Crawley has said the Queen’s Speech is a major missed opportunity for the UK Government. In their plan for the next parliamentary session, the UK Government chose to focus on their ideological quest and Brexit obsession instead of taking action on the issues which matter most to the public. The … Read more

Future is bright for Bothwell Library

An asset transfer has paved the way for the future of Bothwell Library thanks to dedicated community group Bothwell Futures.  Last week, Lanark and Hamilton East MP Angela Crawley and Bothwell and Uddingston MSP Stephanie Callaghan met with the group to discuss their ambitions for the library.  Bothwell Futures are set to open a new … Read more

10 reasons Scotland should be a member of the EU

Today we celebrate Europe Day, and restate the SNP’s commitment to an independent Scotland becoming an EU Member State. Here are 10 Reasons Why Scotland Should Be In The EU: 1. SOLIDARITY WITH A GLOBAL A-TEAM The threats facing our societies are global, and the EU leads progressive global action to solve shared challenges. An … Read more

Falklands40 competition launched

Lanark and Hamilton East MP Angela Crawley is encouraging 16- to 18-year-olds to enter the Falklands 40 Schools Competition. Organised by the Falkland Islands Government as part of their programme commemorating the 40th anniversary of the Falklands War, eight students from across the UK are being given the chance to visit and learn more about the islands. The … Read more

Big Plastic Count

Lanark and Hamilton East MP Angela Crawley is calling on her constituents to take part in Greenpeace’s Big Plastic Count. Taking place between May 16 and 22, the Big Plastic Count aims to gather more information and evidence about how much plastic we use and how much of it is thrown away. Throughout the week, … Read more