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WISHART PROMOTES MR SPEAKER’S SCHOOL COUNCIL AWARDS

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Pete Wishart MP, Member of Parliament for Perth & North Perthshire is encouraging local schools to consider taking part in The Speaker’s School Council Awards.  Mr Wishart explained:  “The Speaker’s School Council Awards is an initiative run by the Parliamentary Education Service which provides an opportunity to recognise and celebrate the achievements of school councils […]

WISHART URGES CONSTITUENTS TO PROTECT AGAINST RISKS OF CARBON MONOXIDE POISONING

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 Perth and North Perthshire MP, Pete Wishart has urged Perthshire residents to protect themselves against the deadly threat of Carbon Monoxide (CO) poisoning. 4818 people in Perth and North Perthshire, and over 30 million people, across the country are at risk of carbon monoxide poisoning according to recent research from the Carbon Monoxide – Be […]

WISHART WELCOMES SAFETY BENEFIT FROM A9 CAMERAS

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  Welcoming the publication of figures showing that  accident and casualty rates on the A9 have fallen dramatically in the first year of operation of the new average speed cameras,  Pete Wishart MP, Member of Parliament for Perth & North Perthshire, said: “This really is good news, I am delighted that the introduction of the […]

WISHART HITS OUT AT SPFL FOR “WRONG AND LATE” DECISION ON EXTRA TICKETS

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Pete Wishart MP, Member of Parliament for Perth & North Perthshire has written to senior figures in the Scottish Professional Football League (SPFL) expressing his dismay at the decision not to allocate extra tickets for St Johnstone fans hoping to attend the League Cup semis final at Tynecastle on Saturday. Mr Wishart said: “I have […]

PERTH TO HOST WESTMINSTER COMMITTEE FOR FIRST TIME

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The Scottish Affairs Committee, chaired by Perth and North Perthshire MP, Pete Wishart, is coming to Perth for the first time to take evidence in its inquiry into the financial arrangements for the Scotland Bill, the so called ‘fiscal framework’. This is the first time that a Westminster committee has come to the city. The […]

COLD WEATHER PAYMENTS TRIGGERED

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Pete Wishart MP, Member of Parliament for Perth & North Perthshire, has highlighted the fact that Cold Weather Payments have triggered for some parts of his constituency in recent weeks and urged constituents to ensure that everyone who is entitled to a payment, receives it, saying: “Despite torrential rainfall and high winds, this winter has […]

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