It is my great privilege to serve the people of Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey as their MP


General Election Result – 7th of May 2015
Drew Hendry SNP – 28,838
Danny Alexander Liberal Democrats – 18,029
Mike Robb Labour – 4,311
Edward Mountain Conservative – 3,410
Isla O’Reilly Green – 1,367
Les Durance UKIP – 1,236

Electorate:: 77,268
Turnout: 74.6%
Majority: 10,809 (50.1% of the vote)

Previous MP was Danny Alexander who had a majority of 8,765

Personal statement
“It is an immense honour to be representing the people of Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey. I will absolutely deliver on my commitment to work my hardest for all of the constituents. I can also say that, with challenging times ahead due to the austerity programme of the UK Government, I will be constructive always, innovative where possible, and continually focused on the needs of the constituency. My aim is to be the kind of transparent and effective MP that my constituents demand and deserve.”

Political Positions
• MP for Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey
• Member of the SNP Westminster Leadership Group with remit for Transport
• Previously Councillor for Aird and Loch Ness (size of Luxembourg) from 2007 to May 2015
• Was Leader of the Highland Council Administration from 2012 to May 2015
• Leader of the Highland SNP Group from 2011 to May 2015
• SNP COSLA Group Leader from 2011 to May 2015
• Leader of the Highland Group SNP Opposition for 1 year previous to becoming Leader of the Administration
• Sole UK Representative on Conference of Maritime Peripheral Regions (CMPR) since 2012
• Vice President CMPR since 2012
• Honorary Consul to Embassy of Romania since 2012
• Chairman of the Inverness Castle Working Group from 2013 to May 2015
• Leader of the Highland Council at the Scottish Cities Alliance from 2012 to May 2015
• Former Board Member Cairngorm National Park Authority
• Former Board Member Highland Opportunities Limited

Transparency

I am committed to providing my constituents with the highest standards of transparency.

You can find my voting record on the TheyWorkForYou website:

General voting record

Detailed voting record and attendance for votes

Early Day Motions signed

Maiden speech

 

“In  these challenging times I will be constructive, innovative  and continually focused on the needs of our constituency.”

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