Pete Wishart Blog: Musings and mutterings from Perthshire

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- 16/12/2014
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WISHART VISITS SSE CONTROL ROOM IN PERTH

PRAISES COMPANY ON PREPAREDNESS AND COMMITMENT TO LIVING WAGE Mr Pete Wishart MP, Member of Parliament for Perth & North Perthshire, paid a visit to the Head Offices of SSE, a major employer in his constituency, this afternoon (Friday) during which he met with Rodney Grubb, Head of Operations; Dave Telford, Network Management Centre Manager; […]

SPORTS FUNDING FOR LOCAL GROUPS WELCOMED

The Scottish National Party’s Mr John Swinney MSP, Member of the Scottish Parliament for North Perthshire, and Mr Pete Wishart MP, Member of Parliament for Perth & North Perthshire, have welcomed the announcement that three organisations in their constituencies have received awards totalling £3,344 from Big Lottery Fund’s 2014 Communities programme. Mr Swinney said: “Well […]

PETE WISHART & NICOLA MARTIN BACK SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY

Mr Pete Wishart MP, Member of Parliament for Perth & North Perthshire helped to mark the Federation of Small Business’s Small Business Saturday by visiting a number of local businesses in his constituency at the weekend. Mr Wishart was accompanied by Nicola Martin, Chair of Perthshire Businesswomen’s Network and the inspiration behind the #PerthLoveFest campaign […]

PETE WISHART RE-SELECTED FOR PERTH & NORTH PERTHSHIRE

Pete Wishart has been re-selected to fight the Perth and North Perthshire Westminster seat for the Scottish National Party. Pete was the sole nominee and was nominated by all of the 11 branches within the constituency. This will be Pete’s third election campaign for the Perth and North Perthshire constituency and his fourth campaign in […]

WISHART BACKS CALLS FOR UK GOVERNMENT TO “PLAY ITS PART” IN ADDRESSING RURAL MOBILE PHONE “NOT-SPOTS”

The Scottish National Party’s Mr Pete Wishart MP, Member of Parliament for Perth & North Perthshire, has welcomed calls by the National Farmers Union of Scotland for the UK to “play its part” in ensuring all regions of Scotland have access to adequate mobile phone services. Speaking today (Wednesday) Mr Wishart said: “I welcome the […]

WORKFARE NOT FAIR FOR NEW FATHERS

SNP QUESTION UNCOVERS THE HARSH REALITY OF WESTMINSTER SANCTIONS The Scottish National Party’s Mr Pete Wishart MP, Member of Parliament for Perth & North Perthshire, has condemned Westminster’s failure to offer support to new fathers after it was revealed that the legal entitlement for Paternity Leave does not extend to jobseeker’s allowance claimants in mandatory […]

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