Angela appointed to SNP front bench.

Lanark and Hamilton East MP Angela Crawley has been named as one of the SNP’s front bench spokespeople at Westminster. Ms Crawley is now the SNP’s Spokesperson for Equalities, Women and Children, Family Support, Housing, Child Maintenance and Disability. This brief will see Ms Crawley shadow two UK Government ministers, Justine Greening, the Minister for … Read more

Angela re-elected.

Lanark and Hamilton East MP Angela Crawley has thanked her constituents for re-electing her in last week’s General Election. Angela now takes her place as one of the 35 SNP MPs at Westminster. The SNP won the election in Scotland, winning more votes and seats than all of the other parties combined. However, Angela said … Read more

Comment on the General Election

This snap election is a huge U-turn for the UK Government. After months of ruling out a vote, the Prime Minister believes she can remove any opposition to her hard-Brexit plans by taking advantage of a disunited Labour Party. It’s Theresa May putting the interests of her party above the interests of the country. For … Read more

Angela condemns cruel rape clause

Lanark & Hamilton East MP Angela Crawley has condemned the UK Government’s two child policy and the “rape clause” which was passed into law last week. In July 2015, the then Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, announced in his summer budget plans to slash child tax credit payments to just two children per family … Read more

EU National Surgery

Angela Crawley MP is hosting a specialist surgery event for EU nationals living in Lanark and Hamilton East on the 21st of April between 10am and 12noon at the Hamilton Town House. The surgery follows the uncertainty faced by thousands of Angela’s constituents that live in the UK and previously utilised their right to move … Read more

Angela raises maternity discrimination in Parliament

Lanark and Hamilton East MP Angela Crawley has called on the UK government to abolish employment tribunal fees as part of an effort to tackle maternity discrimination. The call from Angela Crawley MP, the SNP spokesperson on Women, Children and Equalities, came in a Westminster Hall debate last Wednesday (15th of March). In December 2015, … Read more

Hamilton Accies commended for breastfeeding friendly campaign

Lanark and Hamilton East MP Angela Crawley has tabled congratulated Hamilton Accies for signing up as a breastfeeding friendly football ground.  Hamilton Accies recently declared Douglas Park as a breastfeeding friendly football ground, following a nationwide campaign by the SNP MP, Alison Thewliss.  Almost 70% of football clubs in Scotland have now signed up to … Read more