Drew Hendry

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Drew Hendry is the Scottish National Party (SNP) MP for Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch & Strathspey having won the seat in the 2015 general election in May. [1] The constituency was previously held by Danny Alexander the Liberal Democrats MP. Prior to the election The Press and Journal reported that the SNP Highland Council leader Hendry was 'considered the front-runner' in the 2015 general election. [2]

Hendry defeated Alexander, who had previously held the seat since 2005, by gaining 50 per cent of the vote share and a majority of 10,809. [3]

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  1. election 2015 BBC, accessed 7 May 2015
  2. Nick Clegg appeals for Highland votes for his “closest friend” Danny Alexander The Press and Journal, 7 May 2015, accessed 7 May 2015
  3. General Election 2015: Danny Alexander loses Inverness seat to SNP rival Drew Hendry The Independent, 8 May 2015, accessed 8 May 2015
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 Register of interests of members' secretaries and research assistants, 23 March 2016, parliament.uk, accessed 20 April 2016