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Energy secretary Ed Miliband invited to consider the Highlands as potential location for Great British Energy HQ

Energy secretary Ed Miliband invited to consider the Highlands as potential location for Great British Energy HQ

Energy secretary Ed Miliband invited to consider the Highlands as potential location for Great British Energy HQ

MP Jamie Stone says ‘the Highlands is the biggest generator of clean, green energy in Scotland, and yet we suffer from a lack of job opportunities’.


Highland MP Jamie Stone to lead first adjournment debate of new parliament on rural healthcare access

Highland MP Jamie Stone to lead first adjournment debate of new parliament on rural healthcare access

Highland MP Jamie Stone to lead first adjournment debate of new parliament on rural healthcare access

He says he has heard ‘horror stories’ but ‘there is not the wit or willpower in the Scottish Government’.


SNP MSP will urge Sir Keir Starmer to put GB Energy in Inverness

SNP MSP will urge Sir Keir Starmer to put GB Energy in Inverness

SNP MSP will urge Sir Keir Starmer to put GB Energy in Inverness

“If logic and rational decision making determines the choice, then the Highland capital should be where this new body is sited,” says Fergus Ewing.


FERGUS EWING: Why I’m backing putting GB Energy HQ in Inverness

FERGUS EWING: Why I’m backing putting GB Energy HQ in Inverness

FERGUS EWING: Why I’m backing putting GB Energy HQ in Inverness

Inverness never expected to be Europe’s oil and gas capital - nor should Aberdeen be the renewables capital, says SNP MSP.


‘Very intense’: New MP Graham Leadbitter’s first week at Westminster

‘Very intense’: New MP Graham Leadbitter’s first week at Westminster

‘Very intense’: New MP Graham Leadbitter’s first week at Westminster

SERVING the local community is new MP Graham’s Leadbitter’s top priority, he said, following a “very intense” first week at Westminster.


Deputy First Minister visits Highland mill as report reveals forestry’s £1.1 billion contribution to the economy

Deputy First Minister visits Highland mill as report reveals forestry’s £1.1 billion contribution to the economy

Deputy First Minister visits Highland mill as report reveals forestry’s £1.1 billion contribution to the economy

Scotland’s forestry contributes £1.1 billion to the economy each year and supports more than 34,000 jobs, a new report has found.


COLIN CAMPBELL: Inverness MP’s marathon campaign ended with a spectacular triumph

COLIN CAMPBELL: Inverness MP’s marathon campaign ended with a spectacular triumph

COLIN CAMPBELL: Inverness MP’s marathon campaign ended with a spectacular triumph

Hs highly motivated campaign team were prepared to go to extraordinary lengths on his behalf over an unprecedented period of time, says our columnist.


Highlands ‘obvious place’ to have GB Energy headquarters says newly elected MP

Highlands ‘obvious place’ to have GB Energy headquarters says newly elected MP

Highlands ‘obvious place’ to have GB Energy headquarters says newly elected MP

Inverness MP Angus McDonald has said he will be encouraging the energy minister to base the GB Energy headquarters in the Highlands.


Highlands set to benefit from £7m funding for electric vehicles in the north of Scotland

Highlands set to benefit from £7m funding for electric vehicles in the north of Scotland

Highlands set to benefit from £7m funding for electric vehicles in the north of Scotland

Highland Council is set to benefit from a funding boost by the Scottish Government to support the growth of the EV charging network.


POLITICS MATTERS: SNP is a big loser while there’s a gold rush for Lib Dems

POLITICS MATTERS: SNP is a big loser while there’s a gold rush for Lib Dems

POLITICS MATTERS: SNP is a big loser while there’s a gold rush for Lib Dems

All political parties will want to see a major improvement in the process when its Scottish Parliament elections, says our columnist.


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