Pete Wishart Blog: Musings and mutterings from Perthshire

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- 30/01/2015
Pete Wishart (Perth and North Perthshire) (SNP): It was 18 March 2003, and both you and I were in Mr...

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WISHART WELCOMES CAMPAIGN TO REFORM PRIVATE RENTING TO PERTH

Mr Pete Wishart MP, SNP Member of Parliament for Perth & North Perthshire has welcomed a new campaign aimed at making Scotland’s growing private rented sector fit for families and fairer for all which was launched in Perth recently. Speaking today (Thursday) Mr Wishart said: “Shelter Scotland’s Make Renting Right campaign aims to raise awareness […]

WISHART WELCOMES YEAR IN INDUSTRY STUDENTS TO WESTMINSTER

Some of the country’s brightest young people on the Year in Industry programme were welcomed by Pete Wishart MP to the House of Commons while on a study trip to London. During the visit the students took part in a debate chaired by Pete about the role of Government in supporting businesses. The students have […]

WISHART TO WRITE TO DANNY ALEXANDER TO DROP ANTI-CAMERA CAMPAIGN

Perth and North Perthshire MP, Pete Wishart, is to write to Danny Alexander and ask 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 […]

WISHART WELCOMES A9 SPEEDING STATISTICS

CALLS ON DANNY ALEXANDER TO DITCH ANTI-CAMERA CAMPAIGN Welcoming the publication of statistics showing that the number of drivers caught speeding on the A9 has fallen dramatically since average speed cameras were introduced, the Scottish National Party’s Mr Pete Wishart MP, Member of Parliament for Perth & North Perthshire, praised the Scottish Government’s commitment to […]

LOCAL POLITICIANS COMMENT ON AVIVA JOBS THREAT

Commenting on reports that the proposed Aviva takeover of Friends Life could result in the loss of 1500 jobs by 2017, Ms Roseanna Cunningham MSP, Member of the Scottish Parliament for Perthshire South & Kinross-shire, said: “Aviva is a hugely important employer in my constituency and this news will be very unsettling for Aviva’s employees. […]

LOCAL MP HIGHLIGHTS COMPETITION TO FIND BEST SMALL SHOPS

The Scottish National Party’s Mr Pete Wishart MP, Member of Parliament for Perth & North Perthshire, has highlighted an opportunity for small shops in Perth and North Perthshire to enter the All Party Parliamentary Small Shops Best Small Shops Competition.  Mr Wishart said: “I know that there are many fantastic small businesses and independent retailers […]

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