Employment law debate

Lanark and Hamilton East MP Angela Crawley will lead a debate on the merits of devolving employment law to Scotland.  The debate follows the UK Government’s decision not to commit to an Employment Bill in this year’s Queen’s speech.  Devolving employment law to Scotland would allow the Scottish Government to protect and enhance workers’ rights as well as beginning to … Read more

Disappointing government response to debate

Lanark and Hamilton East MP Angela Crawley is calling on the UK Government to recognise that miscarriage is neither an illness nor a holiday.  In a debate on paid miscarriage leave at Westminster Hall yesterday, the SNP MP was ‘disappointed’ by the response from Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Small Business, Consumers and Labour Markets Paul … Read more

Speech on men’s violence against women

It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Betts. I congratulate the Members for bringing forward this important debate, which is the first of its kind, from the Backbench Business Committee. Considering the number of years this place has been dominated by men, it is refreshing that the debate was led by a … Read more

Angela Crawley raises gender pricing in Parliament

LOCAL MP CALLS FOR COMPANIES TO ACT ON THE ‘FEMALE PREMIUM’ Lanark and Hamilton East MP Angela Crawley raised the issue of gender pricing in a Westminster Hall debate this week. The debate followed an investigation by The Times last month showing retailers and brands, including Boots, Argos, Tesco and Levi Strauss charge higher prices … Read more