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WISHART HIGHLIGHTS “TICKING TIME-BOMB” OF PLUMBERS’ PENSIONS LIABILITY

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SNP MP Pete Wishart has today highlighted the “ticking time-bomb” of massive debts and liabilities faced by plumbers across the UK at a Westminster debate and welcomed assurances from the UK Government to resolve the issue. Plumbing Pensions (UK) Ltd was established in 1975 to provide pensions for the Plumbing & Heating Industry UK wide […]

WISHART VISITS CITY CENTRE TRADERS

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Mr Pete Wishart MP, Member of Parliament for Perth & North Perthshire, continued his engagement with local businesses with a serious of visits to local traders this morning. Speaking today (Monday) Mr WISHART said: “I had some very interesting discussions with local traders in the the city centre, listening to their concerns and their ideas […]

WISHART TO HOST EU INFO EVENING

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Mr Pete WISHART MP, Member if Parliament for Perth & North Perthshire, is issuing an invitation to EU nationals living in Perthshire to attend an information meetings my he is hosting in Perth on Friday 21 October. Speaking ahead of the event Mr WISHART said: “As the complete lack of clarity from the UK Government about […]

WISHART WELCOMES TREE OF THE YEAR NOMINATIONS

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Perth and North Perthshire MP, Pete Wishart has welcomed the news that two of the finalists in the yearly ‘Scotland’s Tree of the Year Awards’ are in his constituency.  The Birnam Oak and Niel Gow’s Oak are amongst the six finalists in this year’s Woodland Trust Scottish Tree of the Year Award. Speaking after the […]

Wishart Highlights Funding Opportunity for Local Environmental Groups

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 Pete Wishart MP, Member of Parliament for Perth & North Perthshire, has highlighted a funding opportunity for Environmental groups in his constituency.  Local groups with exciting projects that need funding to get off the ground are being urged to apply for a share of a £1.5 million funding pot. Postcode Local Trust – a grant-giving […]

TAX CREDITS COMPANY FAILING FAMILIES WITH “CATALOGUE OF INCOMPETENCE”

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Pete Wishart MP, Member of Parliament for Perth & North Perthshire, has blasted the company employed by HMRC to administer the tax credits system for what he has described as a “catalogue of incompetence” which is failing families. Speaking today, Mr Wishart said: “I have become increasingly concerned about the number of constituents contacting me […]

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