Delivery Charges – It’s time for a People’s Delivery Guarantee

People in the Highlands and Islands and other rural areas are still paying excessive delivery charges and Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey MP, Drew Hendry, has tabled a parliamentary motion calling for a "People's Delivery Guarantee" to encourage fair charging and to stop unfair advertising. He has used the opportunity of a meeting with the U.K. Government minister res...
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Consumers should automatically get the choice of the cheapest delivery

On the same day that the Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) report into Rural Delivery was published Highland MP’s took part in an adjournment debate in the House of Commons calling on the UK Government to do more to support consumers living in rural areas. The CAS report highlighted that over one million consumers across Scotland are paying for excess delivery charges and that the...
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Keeping excessive delivery charges on the agenda

Good to see that my EDM on delivery to rural areas has 40 signatures already. I am committed to doing what I can to highlight the unfair surcharges residents of the Highlands and other rural areas are asked to pay. Do your bit and report your experiences of excessive delivery charges to the Highland Council's Trading Standards department. In this day and age, more and more p...
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Renewing calls for more to be done on excessive delivery charges

Drew Hendry MP for Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch & Strathspey has renewed calls for the UK Government to do more to protect residents in rural areas from excessive delivery charges. Mr Hendry has long campaigned for this matter in his previous role as Leader of the Highland Council and welcomed the work done by the Trading Standards team at the Highland Council to raise awaren...
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