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WISHART WELCOMES CITY HALL PROJECT

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Perth and North Perthshire MP, Pete Wishart has welcomed the news that Perth and Kinross Council are to convert Perth City Hall into a major arts and cultural hub.  Perth and Kinross Council have confirmed that they are seeking an architect to convert the building into a new cultural space which will house the Perth and […]

WISHART WELCOMES SCONE GAS FIX

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Perth and North Perthshire MP, Pete Wishart has welcomed the news that nearly all of the 1,300 properties in Scone which were left without gas, have now had the service restored.  The issue, which was caused by an underground flood, saw more than 100 workers in the Perthshire town to try to fix the problem. […]

WISHART WARNS OF “DRAWBRIDGE UK” AS TORIES HEAD FOR “HARDEST OF HARD BREXITS”

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Pete Wishart MP, Member of Parliament for Perth & North Perthshire, spoke during yesterday’s debate in the House of Commons on the motion to trigger Article 50.  During his speech he described the Tories as trying to create a “drawbridge UK” with their “hardest of hard Brexits”:  “This is, as we know, to be the […]

PERTHSHIRE MUSICAL ACCOMPANIMENT AS MPs RENAME LONDON OFFICE

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The building at 53 Parliament Square where most of the Scottish MPs have their offices has been renamed as Caledonia House and Perthshire music legend Dougie MacLean was on hand to help out with the official opening this week.  Pete Wishart MP, Member of Parliament for Perth & North Perthshire was delighted to welcome, saying: […]

THERESA MAY MUST RESPECT SCOTTISH PARLIAMENT – WISHART WELCOMES SUPREME COURT DECISION

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Member of Parliament for Perth and North Perthshire, Pete Wishart, has welcomed the decision by the Supreme Court that the UK Parliament must have the opportunity to vote on legislation before the UK can be taken out of the EU. Following the decision by the Supreme Court judges on Tuesday, the SNP has said they […]

WISHART SEEKS JOB CENTRE CLARITY

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Perth and North Perthshire MP, Pete Wishart, has written to the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, Damian Green MP, to seek clarity over the future of JobCentre Plus locations in Perth and North Perthshire. Following the announcement that the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) are to close certain JobCentre Plus locations in […]

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