Step Up September

Lanark and Hamilton East MP Angela Crawley has signed up to the Trussell Trust’s Step Up September Challenge to raise money for the charity as the cost-of-living crisis deepens. Step Up September challenges participants to walk for 30 minutes every day in September and put their foot down on hunger. Already, fundraisers across the UK have … Read more

ScamWatch Fortnight

Lanark and Hamilton East MP Angela Crawley has urged residents in her constituency to be on their guard against cost-of-living scams as Scotland’s ScamWatch Fortnight gets underway. This year’s ‘Read Between the Li(n)es’ campaign highlights the importance of remaining vigilant – with fraudsters using emails, texts and social media to prey on people of all ages. Advice … Read more

Foodbank support

Lanark and Hamilton East MP Angela Crawley is backing the Tesco Food Collection to support foodbanks in her constituency. The collection is being held to gather long-life food to help Tesco’s food charity partners – the Trussell Trust and Fareshare – in their work of feeding people within communities across the UK. Tesco have committed to top up customer … Read more

Energy bills higher in Scotland

Households in South Lanarkshire are paying on average £1,684 per year, making it one of the most expensive places in the UK for energy bills. Out of 408 local authorities in Great Britain, South Lanarkshire came out as 77th most expensive. According to data from, households in South Lanarkshire are already paying 24.2 per cent more than the price cap that is … Read more

Gap in energy support scheme

Lanark and Hamilton East MP Angela Crawley is urging on the UK Government to ensure that no one loses out on the support of the Energy Bills Support Scheme. A gap in the scheme means that hundreds of UK residents who live in static accommodation within residential parks won’t receive the £400 grant as they are … Read more

50 years of Pride

Lanark and Hamilton East MP Angela Crawley will lead a debate in the House of Commons to celebrate 50 years of Pride in the UK. Supported by 26 MPs from five parties, the debate on Thursday 30th June will give LGBTQIA+ parliamentarians the opportunity to share their experiences and celebrate the wider community across the UK. … Read more

Miscarriage Leave Bill returns to Westminster

Westminster will be given a second chance to support calls for paid miscarriage leave to be added to the statute book. Lanark and Hamilton East MP Angela Crawley was successful in her application for a 10-minute Rule Bill which will see the Miscarriage Leave Bill reintroduced to parliament. If successful, the bill would introduce statutory … Read more

Passport delays

Lanark and Hamilton East MP Angela Crawley is encouraging travellers to check their passports before booking a holiday. Currently, HM Passport Office is taking at least 10 weeks to process passport renewal applications which has left some holiday goers unable to travel despite being prepared and applying in advance. Some countries won’t allow entry if a passport has … Read more

Scouts learn to combat plastic pollution

Carluke Scouts have been learning how to combat plastic pollution as part of their Earth Tribe badge. Last month, the 3rd Carluke Scouts wrote to Lanark and Hamilton East MP Angela Crawley to highlight the problems modern society faces with climate change. Problems with plastic pollution include threats to wildlife and the time that it … Read more

Lanarkshire Carers visit

Lanark and Hamilton East MP Angela Crawley today visited Lanarkshire Carers at Chatelherault Country Park for their Carers Week event. Running from 6th to 12th June, Carers Week is an annual campaign to raise awareness of caring, highlight the challenges unpaid carers face and recognise the contribution they make to families and communities. For 2022, the theme for … Read more