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Vote in Holyrood rescues £19m in rates relief for Highland businesses

Vote in Holyrood rescues £19m in rates relief for Highland businesses

Vote in Holyrood rescues £19m in rates relief for Highland businesses

Highland MSP Kate Forbes has declared victory in a bid to secure crucial business rates schemes worth almost £20 million across the Highlands.


Highland MP Drew Hendry demands end to the rollout of Universal Credit

Highland MP Drew Hendry demands end to the rollout of Universal Credit

Highland MP Drew Hendry demands end to the rollout of Universal Credit

The introduction of the controversial welfare policy will be delayed in some areas until 2024 and cost an extra £500 million.


Minister welcomes debate on the Cairngorm funicular and its closed system

Minister welcomes debate on the Cairngorm funicular and its closed system

Minister welcomes debate on the Cairngorm funicular and its closed system

Access to the Cairngorm plateau is likely to form part of the upcoming masterplan consultation on the way forward for the struggling business


MSP's 'deep concern' over EU funding shortfall

MSP's 'deep concern' over EU funding shortfall

MSP's 'deep concern' over EU funding shortfall

The Highland and Islands economy has benefited from an estimated £1 billion of EU funding over the years says SNP MSP Maree Todd


Highland Council 'confident' it can set a budget amid war of words

Highland Council 'confident' it can set a budget amid war of words

Highland Council 'confident' it can set a budget amid war of words

Scottish Government unhappy with delay but No. 11 has promised £1.2 billion more from UK budget


Climate change is taking its toll on region's roads say Highland Council chiefs

Climate change is taking its toll on region's roads say Highland Council chiefs

Climate change is taking its toll on region's roads say Highland Council chiefs

Localised flooding, wind and ice has caused damage to roads, paths, car parks and walls in numerous areas


Badenoch MSP welcomes farming sector financial support

Badenoch MSP welcomes farming sector financial support

Badenoch MSP welcomes farming sector financial support

Under the Less Favoured Areas Support Loan Scheme, eligible farmers and crofters will be offered up to 95 per cent of their CAP LFASS payment


Drew Hendry says SNP election result is a 'clear rejection' of the Conservative government

Drew Hendry says SNP election result is a 'clear rejection' of the Conservative government

Drew Hendry says SNP election result is a 'clear rejection' of the Conservative government

The SNP's Drew Hendry has been re-elected as MP Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey seat with 26,247 votes – a majority of 10,440.


General Election: result declared in the Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey seat

General Election: result declared in the Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey seat

General Election: result declared in the Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey seat

SNP hold with Drew Hendry to be returned to Westminster


Polls are now closed in the 2019 General Election

Polls are now closed in the 2019 General Election

Polls are now closed in the 2019 General Election

Inverness, Nairn, Strathspey and Badenoch results expected around 3am


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