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Congratulating The Inverness Courier on Winning the News Media Association's "Making a Difference Award" for its "Dual the A9" Campaign

  • Submitted by: Fergus Ewing, Inverness and Nairn, Scottish National Party.
  • Date lodged: Monday, 06 November 2023
  • Motion reference: S6M-11105

That the Parliament congratulates The Inverness Courier on winning the News Media Association's "Making a Difference Award" for its impactful "Dual the A9" campaign, which, it believes, exemplifies proactive journalism at its finest; applauds the newspaper for what it sees as its unwavering dedication to the Highlands region and its residents, and for championing the cause of dualling the A9, a project that it considers is vital for the region's connectivity and development; commends the journalistic excellence of The Inverness Courier's team, whose reporting and advocacy, it believes, has been instrumental in advancing the "Dual the A9" campaign; recognises what it sees as the important role of local media outlets like The Inverness Courier in a democratic society, and encourages them to continue their invaluable work in informing, engaging, and advocating for their communities.

Supported by: Jeremy Balfour, Colin Beattie, Miles Briggs, Alexander Burnett, Donald Cameron, Sharon Dowey, Pam Duncan-Glancy, Annabelle Ewing, Kate Forbes, Murdo Fraser, Kenneth Gibson, Pam Gosal, Christine Grahame, Rhoda Grant, Dr. Sandesh Gulhane, Bill Kidd, Douglas Lumsden, Stuart McMillan, Edward Mountain, Audrey Nicoll, Ash Regan, David Torrance, Tess White