Forth Welfare Surgery

Angela Crawley MP has announced a drop-in event in Forth on Friday 17 June to help constituents resolve issues with benefits.

The specialist Welfare Surgery will take place from 10am to 12 noon in the Forth Community Resource Centre.

The Lanark and Hamilton East MP is joining with local organisations to assist residents who have encountered problems with the UK’s social security system.

Constituents will be able to receive assistance from Angela and her team as well as receiving support and guidance from both Money Matters and the Citizens Advice Bureau.

Commenting, Angela said:

“Since being elected in May, I have offered assistance to hundreds of constituents who have been affected by the UK Government’s welfare reform agenda.

“In Parliament, I have raised my constituents concerns about cuts and changes to ESA, Universal Credit, PIP and other benefits– regularly challenging the UK Government to recognise their flaws and change direction.

“I am elected to represent my constituents’ views in Parliament. When it comes to welfare issues, I often hear that practical support that is needed, but often found wanting.

“It is also good news that welfare experts from both Money Matters and the Citizen Advice Bureau will be in attendance at the Welfare Surgery to give assistance and guidance to anyone in need.

“So if you have encountered any difficulties when dealing with the DWP, come and visit my Welfare Surgery and we will offer as much help, guidance and information as possible.”