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WISHART WELCOMES £3.3 MILLION FOR AIR AMBULANCE

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Perth and North Perthshire MP, Pete Wishart has welcomed the announcement in the budget that the Perthshire based Scottish Charity Air Ambulance has been given £3.3 million for an upgrade from the Libor fund. Speaking today Pete Wishart said “I am thrilled and delighted for the SCAA in securing this money. This is great news […]

“LET’S MAKE PERTH SCOTLAND’S FIRST LIVING WAGE CITY” SAYS WISHART

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Perth and North Perthshire MP, Pete Wishart, is today launching his campaign to make Perth Scotland’s first living wage city. Pete will be working alongside Perth and Kinross Council to help ensure that businesses across the city pay the living wage of £7.85 per hour. Pete will be taking this campaign round Perth employers in […]

WISHART SEEKS LOCAL NOMINEES FOR EMPLOYABILITY AWARDS

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The Scottish National Party’s Mr Pete Wishart MP, Member of Parliament for Perth & North Perthshire, is seeking suggestions from constituents for individuals who might be worthy of nomination for the ERSA Employability Award. Mr Wishart said: “The Employment Related Services Association (ERSA) is the representative body for the employment support sector, and they run […]

WISHART WELCOMES FURTHER PROGRESS ON A9 DUALLING

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HIGHLIGHTS OPPORTUNITIES FOR LOCALS TO GET INVOLVED The Scottish National Party’s Mr Pete Wishart MP, Member of Parliament for Perth & North Perthshire, has welcomed the latest stage in the dualling of the A9 with the announcement of a public consultation on various options for the junction at Dalwhinnie, just north of his constituency. Speaking […]

WISHART WELCOMES RURAL LEADERS TO PARLIAMENT

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The Scottish National Party’s Mr Pete Wishart MP, Member of Parliament for Perth & North Perthshire, met with some of his constituents who have been participating in the Scottish Enterprise Rural Leaders Programme which has included visits to the European and Westminster Parliaments. Speaking after welcoming the group during their recent visit to the House […]

LOCAL POLITICIANS EXPRESS CONCERN AS PERTH HOMEBASE STORE SET TO CLOSE

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The Scottish National Party’s Ms Roseanna Cunningham MSP, Member of the Scottish Parliament for Perthshire South & Kinross-shire, and Mr Pete Wishart MP, Member of Parliament for Perth & North Perthshire, have expressed their concern at reports that the Homebase store in the St Catherine’s Retail Park, in Perth, is to close with the loss […]

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