New public servant award

Elizabeth Emblem

Lanark and Hamilton East MP Angela Crawley has welcome the creation of the Elizabeth Emblem to recognise public servants who died while on duty. The award was created following various campaigns across the UK to recognise public servants including police, firefighters and NHS workers. In Lanarkshire, campaigns to recognise the bravery of DS Ross Hunt … Read more

Lanarkshire policemen should be recognised

Calls for two Lanarkshire policemen killed in the line of duty to be recognised for their bravery have been raised at Westminster. Speaking in a debate on Posthumous Award for Emergency Service Personnel, Lanark and Hamilton East MP Angela Crawley urged the UK Government to recognise the two officers who were killed more than 40 years ago. Police Constable George Taylor, from Carstairs Junction, was just 27 in 1976 when … Read more