Angela Crawley was elected as the SNP MP for Lanark and Hamilton East in May 2015. Prior to her election to Parliament, she served as an SNP Councillor for Hamilton South in South Lanarkshire.
Angela is the SNP’s Spokesperson for Equalities, Women and Children and sits on the Women and Equalities committee in Westminster.
Born and raised in Hamilton, Angela attended John Ogilvie High School before going on to study Politics at Stirling University. Having obtained a B.A honours degree in Politics, she continued to invest in her education and completed her LLB in Law from the University of Glasgow.
She also worked as a Parliamentary Assistant for a Government Minister and a Member of the Scottish Parliament.