Pete Wishart Blog: Musings and mutterings from Perthshire

NATIONALISM
- 19/08/2017
With an international interest in what is described as ‘nationalism’ it should be no surprise is...

Pete Wishart 

MP for Perth and North Perthshire

WISHART: SOFT FRUIT SECTOR VITAL TO PERTHSHIRE ECONOMY

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Perth and North Perthshire MP, Pete Wishart, took part in a House of Commons debate on the Seasonal Agricultural Workers Scheme today (Thursday 6th July).  The scheme is used by many in the soft fruit sector in Perthshire to attract seasonal workers and to ensure that soft fruit arrives on our shelves in the best […]

PERTH’S CITY OF CULTURE BID HEARD AT WESTMINSTER

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The countdown is on for Perth’s bid to become the UK’s city of culture as the shortlist is expected to be announced in the next couple of weeks. In the run up to the announcement Perth and North Perthshire MP, Pete Wishart, lead a House of Commons debate on Perth’s bid which was heard by […]

WISHART GRANTED DEBATE ON PERTH CULTURAL CONTRIBUTION

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Perth and North Perthshire MP, Pete Wishart, has been granted a House of Commons debate on Perth’s cultural contribution ahead of the announcement of the shortlist for UK City of Culture 2021. Mr Wishart will lead the adjournment debate on Wednesday 5th July, entitled ‘Cultural contribution of the city of Perth to the UK’.  Commenting, […]

WISHART TO MEET MINISTER OVER SCONE HOUSING

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Perth and North Perthshire MP, Pete Wishart, has met Kevin Stewart MSP, Minister for Local Government and Housing, to discuss concerns over the Scone H29 planning application. Commenting after the meeting on Thursday 29th June, Mr Wishart said: “This was a really useful meeting which allowed me to put the views of Scone residents across […]

WISHART VISITS CARE HOME FOR OPEN DAY

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Perth and North Perthshire MP, Pete Wishart, has visited Strathtay House Care Home for the 2017 Care Home Open Day. Care Home Open Day is a UK wide initiative inviting care homes to open their doors to their local communities. Thousands of care homes across the UK take part each year, welcoming the public and […]

WISHART CALLS FOR ACTION FROM SMART PARKING

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Perth and North Perthshire MP, Pete Wishart, is today (Thursday 16th February) calling for the British Parking Association to strike off problem parking firm Smart Parking. Mr Wishart, who has been attempting to meet with representatives from Smart Parking since they first started trading in the city, remains unsatisfied as numerous attempts to set up […]

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