Over 400 responses on town centre consultation

Angela Crawley MP and Christina McKelvie MSP have today announced that their consultation to save the Hamilton town centre has exceeded 400 respondents in just two weeks.  The consultation was set up to listen to concerned Hamilton residents, business owners and town centre shoppers. Both parliamentarians have also held a series of meetings to discuss possible … Read more

#PowertotheBump

Lanark and Hamilton East MP Angela Crawley has today backed the Equality and Human Rights Commission’s ‘Power to the Bump’ campaign. The campaign has been launched to help young expectant and new mothers know their rights at work and have the confidence to stand up for them. The Commission developed the project drawing on the … Read more

Angela highlights Mental Health Awareness Week

Lanark and Hamilton East MP Angela Crawley has today marked Mental Health Awareness Week, taking place between the 16th and the 22nd May With particular emphasis on young people and mental health awareness, the campaign aims to open up the conversation surrounding mental health, in order to overcome the stigma and discrimination attached in being diagnosed with a mental health illness. Research by the … Read more

Action plan to save Hamilton town centre

Angela Crawley MP and Christina McKelvie MSP have this week launched a consultation, asking constituents for their views on what changes are required to regenerate Hamilton’s Town Centre. The huge survey will be carried out online, face-to-face and by post. As part of the engagement exercise, a business summit will be held in the Town … Read more

One year on: Angela reflects on first year as an MP.

FROM HELPING CONSTITUENTS TO HOLDING GOVERNMENT TO ACCOUNT – MP STANDS UP FOR LANARK AND HAMILTON EAST  Marking one year since her election as the MP for Lanark and Hamilton East, Angela Crawley has said that her party has been the only effective opposition to the UK government and the only party consistently championing Scotland’s … Read more

Angela marks IDAHOT

As May 17th marks the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (IDAHOT), Lanark and Hamilton East MP Angela Crawley, has highlighted the widespread violence and discrimination experienced by LGBTI people. In marking the event, the local MP has sent a message of solidarity to all those who either have or are currently experiencing persecution based purely upon their sexual orientation … Read more

The impact of Housing Benefit changes on Refuges

Lanark and Hamilton East MP Angela Crawley, this week, spoke in a debate on the extension of the local housing allowance rate to social landlords, seeking assurance that supported accommodation will be exempt from the proposed housing benefit changes. Previously, the local MP asked the Minister for Welfare Reform, Lord Freud, for urgent clarification around the proposal … Read more