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- 26/02/2015
Pete Wishart (Perth and North Perthshire) (SNP): I refer the House to my entry in the Register of to...

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VOTING OPEN FOR EUROPEAN TREE OF THE YEAR – WISHART URGES BACKING FOR LADY’S TREE

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The Scottish National Party’s Mr Pete Wishart MP,  Member of Parliament for Perth & North Perthshire is urging local folk to get behind a bid to help “Lady’s Tree” at Loch of the Lowes secure the prestigious title of European Tree of the Year 2015. Speaking today (Monday) Mr Wishart said: “At the end of last year, […]

WISHART IN CAR PARKING CHARGE CHANGE CALL

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The Scottish National Party’s Mr Pete Wishart MP, Member of Parliament for Perth & North Perthshire, met today (Friday) with local businesses to discuss parking issues in Perth city centre.  Speaking following the meeting Pete Wishart said. “I have spent the past few weeks speaking to local city centre businesses about the issues that most […]

SKI LIFT INVESTMENT WELCOMED BY WISHART

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The Scottish National Party’s Mr Pete Wishart MP, Member of Parliament for Perth & North Perthshire, has welcomed news that Scottish ski centres – including Glenshee in his constituency – are to invest £5.5m to upgrade their facilities. Glenshee will have its chair lifts replaced at a cost of £2.47million with Highland and Islands Enterprise […]

WISHART WELCOMES WINNING PUPIL TO PARLIAMENT: POSTER HIGHLIGHTS DANGERS OF CARBON MONOXIDE

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The Scottish National Party’s Mr Pete Wishart MP, Member of Parliament for Perth & North Perthshire, was delighted to welcome a young visitor to the Houses of Commons.  Finlay Kettles aged 11, a pupil at Coupar Angus Primary, has been named the winner of a national school’s poster competition, promoting the dangers of carbon monoxide […]

COLD WEATHER CONCERNS:  WISHART PRAISES ROAD CLEARING TEAMS AND HIGHLIGHTS COLD WEATHER PAYMENTS

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The Scottish National Party’s Mr Pete Wishart MP, Member of Parliament for Perth & North Perthshire paid a visit recently to employees of Tayside Contracts working out of the Blair Atholl depot to find out more about the work they do in clearing Perthshire’s roads. Mr Wishart said: “The team at Blair Atholl cover all […]

WISHART URGES DANNY ALEXANDER TO DROP ANTI-CAMERA CAMPAIGN.

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Perth and North Perthshire MP, Pete Wishart, has written to Danny Alexander asking him to drop his campaign to have the average speed cameras on the A9 taken down. This week’s statistics showed that accidents and speeding were down on the A9. Speaking today Mr Wishart said: “The average speed cameras have reduced speeding and […]

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