Leaked Highland Council Budget Proposals

Leaked Highland Council Budget Proposals The impact of the UK Government’s obsession with austerity, continues to be felt in thousands of households across the Highlands. This continues to mean that the Highlands, indeed Scotland, face significant challenges when it comes to maintaining services. It is a challenge that the Scottish Government continues to have to attempt to ...
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MP welcomes funding boost for local charities

Local MP, Drew Hendry has welcomed grants made over the last year in this constituency. During the past year Corra Foundation has funded £25,188 in grants for local charities. Each year, the foundation distributes just under £1 million through its Henry Duncan Grants programme to grassroots charities working in their local communities. Grants awarded over the past year in In...
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Keep a Step Ahead of Winter

Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch & Strathspey MP Drew Hendry urges households to ‘Keep a Step Ahead of Winter’ New research from Scottish Gas has highlighted that having no heating or hot water would be the number one disaster for households in Scotland this winter. Even so, many people in Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch & Strathspey have not taken action to ensure their homes ...
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Local MP nominates TEFL Org UK for Responsible Business Champion Award

Drew Hendry has named TEFL Org UK as his pick for the constituency Responsible Business Champion of 2017. The recognition is part of an awards scheme operated by the All-Party Parliamentary Corporate Responsibility Group (APCRG ) at the UK Parliament. Only Members of Parliament can nominate companies as their Constituency Responsible Business Champions, which distinguishes thi...
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Christmas Card Competition

🎄I am inviting local primary and nursery school children to design my 2016 Christmas Card with the theme "My Constituency at Christmas" 🎄To be in with the chance of winning a £100 donation for your school's chosen charity plus a £30 Eastgate Shopping Centre voucher for the winner make sure you get your entries to the office (on A5 paper) by Friday 9th of ...
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Get ready for winter

With winter on the way, Drew Hendry, Member of Parliament for Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch & Strathspey, has today called on his constituents to ensure they are taking advantage of free help and support with energy bills. Drew Hendry MP said: “It’s really important to be prepared for winter. I want everyone in Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch & Strathspey to understand what ...
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Local MP welcomes victory in ‘Nuisance Calls’ campaign

Drew Hendry MP has welcomed moves by the UK Government to clampdown on nuisance calls by changing the law following a campaign led by the SNP in Westminster. The MP, who sat on the Digital Economy Bill Committee which looked at the issue, says he regularly receives letters from constituents who have been affected by nuisance calls, causing stress and worry. SNP MP Patrici...
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Guide Dogs

“I was shocked to learn, when speaking with the charity Guide Dogs, how often blind people miss their stop because they do not know where they are. The Bus Services Bill is the biggest reform of buses since the 1980s so it is a unique opportunity to make sure that blind people can use buses safely too. I’m delighted that the UK government has listened and included talking buses...
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