Wellman Cars Recognised in Parliament

Lanark and Hamilton East MP Angela Crawley has highlighted at Westminster the initiative by Wellman Cars to support the Covid-19 vaccination programme. Ms Crawley lodged an Early Day Motion in Parliament today highlighting the taxi operator’s generosity and invited other MPs to thank the company for their efforts. Wellman Cars announced last week that from … Read more

Stay home, protect the NHS & save lives.

Angela Crawley MP is urging the public to do everything within their power to limit the spread of Covid by staying home and protecting the NHS. The local MP’s message follows the announcement that people will be required to stay at home except for essential purposes due to rapidly rising Covid-19 numbers that are putting … Read more

Hamilton Covid-19 Business Survey

Angela Crawley MP and Christina McKelvie MSP have this week launched the Hamilton Covid-19 business survey. The survey asks local businesses for their experience since the beginning of the pandemic and their views on future regeneration projects. It follows the 2016 ‘Our Town, Your Voice’ consultation – organised by Ms Crawley and Ms McKelvie – … Read more

Meeting with Santander

Angela Crawley MP and Christina McKelvie MSP held a meeting on Friday (27th Nov) with Santander to discuss their decision to leave their Hamilton town centre premises. After a breakdown in negotiations with their landlord, the bank announced their plan to leave their Quarry Street site by the 17th of December this year. Following the … Read more

UK Government must extend furlough.

Angela Crawley MP has said the Tory government is making a “devastating mistake” by cutting off the furlough scheme prematurely – warning it will lead to thousands of unnecessary job losses. The Lanark and Hamilton East MP said the cuts showed a “tale of two governments” – with the Scottish Government announcing new investment for jobs … Read more