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WISHART CONGRATULATES MERLIN ERD ON SECOND QUEEN’S AWARD

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  Mr Pete Wishart MP, Member of Parliament for Perth & North Perthshire has welcomed the news that Perth-based drilling engineering consultancy Merlin ERD has been awarded a second Queen’s Award for Enterprise in recognition of their outstanding performance in the International Trade sector. Congratulating the company. Mr Wishart said: “Queen’s Awards are highly prized […]

NOMINATIONS SOUGHT FOR TIFFIN CUP – CELEBRATING SOUTH ASIAN CUISINE

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Pete Wishart MP, Member of Parliament for Perth & North Perthshire, has invited constituents to come forward with suggestions of local restaurants to be nominated for a competition to find the best South Asian restaurant in the UK. “The Tiffin Cup – an annual competition, now in its tenth year – celebrates the best of […]

WISHART HIGHLIGHTS NEW INSURANCE SCHEME FOR THOSE IN FLOOD HIT AREAS

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  With one month to go until the launch of flood insurance scheme Flood Re, Pete Wishart MP, Member of Parliament for Perth & North Perthshire, has highlighted information being provided by the Association of British Insurers (ABI) setting out their top five tips to help homeowners who live in flood risk areas get affordable […]

WISHART CHAIRS LIVING WAGE SEMINAR FOR THIRD SECTOR ORGANISATIONS

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“Let’s make Perth Scotland’s first living wage city” – Wishart Perth and North Perthshire MP, Pete Wishart has chaired a seminar aimed at encouraging Perthshire voluntary organisations to become accredited Living Wage employers. Mr Wishart is currently conducting a campaign to make Perth Scotland’s first Living Wage city. The event, which was held in the Perth and Kinross Association […]

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 […]

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