Dr Lisa Cameron MP supports World Parkinsons Day

Dr Lisa Cameron MP for East Kilbride, Strathaven & Lesmahagow shows her support on World Parkinson’s Day Dr Lisa Cameron MP has shown her support for the local Parkinson’s community on World Parkinson’s Day, 11 April. Parkinson’s is the fastest growing neurological condition in the world and currently there is no cure. Lisa attended aContinue reading “Dr Lisa Cameron MP supports World Parkinsons Day”

Dr Lisa Cameron MP supports Endometriosis Action Month

Dr Lisa Cameron has voiced concerns over current endometriosis and is urging the Government to ensure NICE updates its guidelines on endometriosis, echoing calls from the charity Endometriosis UK saying that the guideline has significant gaps. Within the local community endometriosis affects 1 in 10 women and those assigned female at birth from puberty toContinue reading “Dr Lisa Cameron MP supports Endometriosis Action Month”

Dr Lisa Cameron MP supports Lanarkshire secondary pupils launch campaign to tackle hate crime against women

Pupils at an East Kilbride high school are tackling hate crime against women head on, after a peer was harassed on her way home. Students Taylor Fulton, Noorulain Mughal and Leah Howie are spearheading the new campaign. The three senior pupils at Calderglen High have launched the hate crime awareness raising initiative and are being supported byContinue reading “Dr Lisa Cameron MP supports Lanarkshire secondary pupils launch campaign to tackle hate crime against women”

Dr Lisa Cameron MP supports success of EK News and PCS Union for “Stay in EK” HMRC Campaign

In Parliament this week, the town’s MP, Dr Lisa Cameron, presented PCS Branch Presidents’ Scott Clark and John Davidson, and EK News reporter Andrea Lambrou, with an Early Day Motion acknowledging their campaign efforts. The campaign was supported by thousands of members of the public and debated repeatedly within the House of Commons. HMRC were alsoContinue reading “Dr Lisa Cameron MP supports success of EK News and PCS Union for “Stay in EK” HMRC Campaign”

Dr Lisa Cameron wins MP of the Year Award

East Kilbride MP Dr Lisa Cameron’s work championing underrepresented communities has earned her the Patchwork Foundation MP of the Year Award. The prestigious gong, from diversity and inclusion charity Patchwork Foundation, commended the East Kilbride, Strathaven and Lesmahagow MP for her work tackling the abuse faced by women in public and political life. On topContinue reading “Dr Lisa Cameron wins MP of the Year Award”

Dr Lisa Cameron MP calls for Westminster to go further to tackle cost of living crisis

Dr Lisa Cameron MP is calling on the UK government to go “further and faster” with its measures to prevent families across her constituency falling into a spiral of poverty. It comes as alarming new figures from campaign group 38 Degrees and Survation reveal thousands in the East Kilbride Strathaven and Lesmahagow constituency are facing aContinue reading “Dr Lisa Cameron MP calls for Westminster to go further to tackle cost of living crisis”

Dr Lisa Cameron MP says she will house fleeing Ukraine family

Dr Lisa Cameron is the latest MP to say she is willing to give a home to a refugee family fleeing the Russian invasion of Ukraine.   Dr Lisa Cameron MP said she “felt a duty” to step forward after seeing footage of the conflict and hearing the stories of people making for the borderContinue reading “Dr Lisa Cameron MP says she will house fleeing Ukraine family”

Dr Lisa Cameron MP becomes “Teal Hero” in support of women with ovarian cancer

East Kilbride’s MP has shown her super-powered support for women with ovarian cancer across her constituency at a special All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) event. Dr Lisa Cameron was among MPs who dressed as ‘teal heroes’ to raise awareness of the symptoms of the disease at the event for Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month in March. DataContinue reading “Dr Lisa Cameron MP becomes “Teal Hero” in support of women with ovarian cancer”

Universal Claimants Down in East Kilbride but “more must be done to help those in poverty” – Dr Lisa Cameron MP

Despite the latest figures showing Universal Credit claimants are down across the East Kilbride Strathaven and Lesmahagow constituency, MP Lisa Cameron says not enough is being done to help people in poverty. In January 2022 there were 2080 claimants in the constituency, representing 3.2 per cent of the population (aged 16-64). This is below theContinue reading “Universal Claimants Down in East Kilbride but “more must be done to help those in poverty” – Dr Lisa Cameron MP”

Dr Lisa Cameron MP supports EK Youth Disability Club

East Kilbride Strathaven, and Lesmahagow MP, Dr Lisa Cameron, met with EK Youth Disability Sports Club to donate £150 towards their activities supporting inclusion for people with disabilities in sport. Dr Lisa Cameron MP, Chair of the Disability All Party Parliamentary Group in the House of Commons said she was wowed by the abilities ofContinue reading “Dr Lisa Cameron MP supports EK Youth Disability Club”