Hamilton Masterplan launched

Lanark and Hamilton East MP Angela Crawley has welcomed South Lanarkshire Council’s Masterplan for Hamilton Town Centre. Following the masterplan’s unveiling last week, MPs and MSPs were given a full briefing on the ideas for revitalising the town centre. The publication of the masterplan comes after Ms Crawley’s Hamilton Town’s Future consultation report which made … Read more

Brexit cost to South Lanarkshire

New figures show that Scotland has felt huge losses on EU imports and exports since Brexit, as well as the decimation of direct EU funding. Figures from the House of Commons Library revealed that, since leaving the EU, exports from South Lanarkshire to the European Union are down by £108 million, while imports are down … Read more

South Lanarkshire hit by Bedroom tax

South Lanarkshire is one of the worst hit areas in Scotland by the bedroom tax with more than 2,300 households affected. The latest data available from the Department for Work and Pensions reveals 2,338 households in South Lanarkshire are having their housing benefit cut due to the policy as of February 2023. Neighbouring Glasgow City is the worst … Read more

South Lanarkshire commits to Pregnancy Loss Pledge

Lanark and Hamilton East MP Angela Crawley has welcomed a commitment from South Lanarkshire Council’s administration to sign up to the Miscarriage Association’s Pregnancy Loss Pledge. The administration has backed a campaign by Ms Crawley to get every council in Scotland signed up to the pledge. Last month, Ms Crawley wrote to the chief executives … Read more