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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’.


MAREE TODD: Time to reflect on difficult election defeat for SNP

MAREE TODD: Time to reflect on difficult election defeat for SNP

MAREE TODD: Time to reflect on difficult election defeat for SNP

Holyrood Notebook by Maree Todd


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’.


Highland MSP insists rural depopulation is ‘not inevitable’

Highland MSP insists rural depopulation is ‘not inevitable’

Highland MSP insists rural depopulation is ‘not inevitable’

Scottish Green MSP Ariane Burgess marked World Population Day by focusing on the challenges of rural depopulation in the Highlands.


Stone swears oath at House of Commons

Stone swears oath at House of Commons

Stone swears oath at House of Commons

Jamie Stone, newly re-elected MP for Caithness Sutherland and Easter Ross, has sworn into the House of Commons this morning.


MSP with strong Highland links reported to be considering Scottish Conservatives leadership bid

MSP with strong Highland links reported to be considering Scottish Conservatives leadership bid

MSP with strong Highland links reported to be considering Scottish Conservatives leadership bid

A Conservative with strong Highland connections is reportedly considering a bid for the party's soon to be vacant Scottish leadership post.


POLITICAL LANDSCAPE: Continuity has not cut it as civil wars break out in the SNP and the Scottish Conservatives

POLITICAL LANDSCAPE: Continuity has not cut it as civil wars break out in the SNP and the Scottish Conservatives

POLITICAL LANDSCAPE: Continuity has not cut it as civil wars break out in the SNP and the Scottish Conservatives

Meanwhile Liberal Democrats head to London to represent the Highlands with a new UK government in place.


Double Highland win leaves Liberal Democrats ‘elated’ but determined to make the north heard

Double Highland win leaves Liberal Democrats ‘elated’ but determined to make the north heard

Double Highland win leaves Liberal Democrats ‘elated’ but determined to make the north heard

Jamie Stone intends to ‘get the health service right, let's get education right – these things matter and people were telling me that’.


Scottish Land Commission looking to recruit new board members

Scottish Land Commission looking to recruit new board members

Scottish Land Commission looking to recruit new board members

The Scottish Government wants to appoint two new land commissioners and a new tenant farming commissioner to join the Scottish Land Commission board.


Kate Forbes says the SNP needs to ‘rebuild and regain the trust of the electorate’ after a ‘difficult night’

Kate Forbes says the SNP needs to ‘rebuild and regain the trust of the electorate’ after a ‘difficult night’

Kate Forbes says the SNP needs to ‘rebuild and regain the trust of the electorate’ after a ‘difficult night’

Deputy First Minister says with two years before the Holyrood elections the SNP must ‘ensure we can demonstrate delivery, implementation and change’.


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