Drew Hendry MP

Member of Parliament for Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch & Strathspey

Mikeysline volunteers and staff Ami, Andy and Brogan are sat with Drew Hendry MP inside the Hive on the Road mobile unit. They are sat on an L-shaped sofa which fits the unit, and there is a graphic on the back wall depicting a bee in a hive. The area is framed by green curtains for privacy.

This Mental Health Awareness Week, I am grateful to our kind communities

This Mental Health Awareness Week, I’m grateful to the organisations across the Highlands who work hard to support folk who are struggling. I understand that it can feel incredibly isolating to experience ill-mental health, however thanks to organisations like Mikeysline, there are always people who are there to help. Mikeysline – as I’m sure you’ll …

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Lily and Majka are standing with Drew Hendry MP in their school corridor. They are all facing the camera smiling.

Drew Hendry: Right environment can foster greatness in young people

When we look to our young people here in the Highlands, there is much to be proud of. I regularly take inspiration from their determination, courage and talent. I had the pleasure of recently meeting with two Inverness High School pupils, Lily and Majka, who are leading the way in campaigning for positive change, through …

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Drew Hendry MP stood up, speaking to audience at Solidarity Gathering. He is stood up next to the other two panel members who are sat down. The table that forms the panel has a Palestinian flag draped over it and reads "PALESTINE" in large white letters. The backdrop is a black curtain.

Local MP Drew Hendry and Highland Palestine lead solidarity gathering for the people of Palestine

On Saturday, local MP Drew Hendry and Highland Palestine led a solidarity gathering in Inverness City Centre where people gathered to talk about the developing situation in Gaza.  At the gathering, Drew Hendry, Member of Parliament for Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey, spoke about why an immediate and permanent ceasefire in the Israel-Gaza war is …

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Celebrating Neurodiversity: Local MP Drew Hendry highlights the importance of inclusive workspaces

In light of Neurodiversity Celebration Week, Local MP Drew Hendry is highlighting the importance of creating work environments that embrace neurodiversity. During Neurodiversity Celebration Week, Hendry put forward an Early Day Motion in parliament highlighting the barriers neurodivergent people face, urging the UK Government to support employers to make their workplaces more inclusive. The journey …

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Drew Hendry MP and Brendan O’Hara MP meeting in Parliament with Julian Francis Godolphin, Elanor Warburton, and Rebecca Barnett from Ofgem. They are all sitting on chairs, smiling at the camera.

Local MP Drew Hendry raises Highlands and Islands standing charges with Ofgem

Today, local MP Drew Hendry and Brendan O’Hara, MP for Argyll and Bute, met with energy regulator Ofgem to talk about the Highland Energy Rebate Campaign after leading a debate on the matter in Parliament earlier this month. At the meeting, he raised the high standing charges that people in the Highlands and Islands face. In the meeting with Ofgem, …

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UK Minister agrees to further discussions on Highland Energy Rebate Proposal

In a step towards fairer energy pricing in the Highlands and Islands, local MP Drew Hendry led a debate in Parliament, obtaining an agreement from the Minister for Energy Security and Net Zero to continue discussions around unfair energy prices and the Highland Energy Rebate Scheme. Mr Hendry secured the debate, which took place in Westminster Hall on Wednesday, on the …

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Laura Johnston-Scott is wearing a black top and a pink skirt, and is stood smiling at the camera.

I am constantly inspired by the women I meet

This Friday marks International Women’s Day; an annual day to celebrate, empower and recognise the achievements of women, whilst also recognising how much work there is still to do to achieve gender equality. This year’s theme ‘Inspire inclusion’ feels particularly fitting, as I am constantly inspired by the women I meet across the constituency, who are …

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SNP MP to lead debate on fairer energy pricing for the Highlands and Islands

Residents living in the Highlands and Islands pay higher energy costs than other parts of the UK. This week, local MP Drew Hendry will lead a debate in Parliament, urging the UK Government to implement a energy rebate for people living in the Highlands and Islands. Households across the region are paying the highest electricity standing charges in the UK, the cost that is …

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Highlands & Islands MPs Launch Highland Energy Rebate Campaign

Drew Hendry, MP for Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey and Brendan O’Hara MP who represent Argyll and Bute communities today announced the launch of a new campaign aimed at introducing the Highland Energy Rebate. The campaign seeks to address the disproportionate energy costs faced by residents of the Highlands & Islands, who play a significant role …

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