Column: Conference Season

  The weather is turning and the nights are drawing in. As memories of our month-long heat wave begin to fade, political anoraks are enjoying political conference season. Conferences are an opportunity to meet fellow members, discuss and debate the big issues of the day and leave united in the knowledge that decisions have been … Read more

SNP’s programme for Government drives progress.

This year’s SNP Programme for Government will help contribute to a successful and vibrant South Lanarkshire, driving progress in health, social security, the environment and the economy, Angela Crawley has said. South Lanarkshire will benefit from ambitious action in a wide range of areas throughout 2018-19, including: Empowering head teachers to lead improvements to their … Read more

Meet the Funders is a success

Angela Crawley MP today thanked the many community organisations and charities that came from across Lanark and Hamilton East to attend her ‘Meet the Funders’ event in Carluke. Organisations heard from 11 different funding providers including Tesco, VASLAN and the Big Lottery Fund. There was also an opportunity to network with other local groups and … Read more

David Mundell’s continued “disrespect for devolution” over crumbling Chequers deal.

Lanark and Hamilton East MP Angela Crawley this week called out David Mundell for his “disrespect for devolution,” after the Secretary of State for Scotland floundered over whether or not the UK government had raised its Chequers plan with the Scottish Government in advance. At Scotland Office questions in Westminster, Angela Crawley pressed David Mundell … Read more

I’m an MP, not a border guard.

Following reports that MPs are turning over hundreds of constituents to immigration officials every year, Angela Crawley pledged to be an MP not to be a border guard.  MPs have been accused of “colluding” with the Home Office as part of its “hostile environment” policy after figures revealed they have reported more than 700 cases of … Read more

Hands off Scotland’s powers

It has been a dramatic week for the SNP group at Westminster. On Tuesday last week the proceedings of the EU Withdrawal Bill included an outrageous attack on the Scottish Parliament. While Prime Minister Theresa May had previously given assurances that Scotland would be treated as part of a “union of equals”, she showed her … Read more