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WISHART WELCOMES KIDS COUNT 2016 ANNUAL INSPIRATION AWARDS

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Perth and North Perthshire MP, Pete Wishart, is supporting Kids Count, the youth-led Charity which aims to empower young people by giving them a voice on the issues that affect children and young people in urban and rural areas across the UK, in the launch of the ‘Kids Count Inspiration Awards 2016’. The Kids Count […]

WISHART WELCOMES YEAR IN INDUSTRY STUDENTS TO WESTMINSTER

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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 […]

GRANT FOR LOCAL PLAYGROUP WELCOMED

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The Scottish National Party’s Mr Pete Wishart MP, Member of Parliament for Perthshire South & North Perthshire, and Mr John Swinney MP, Member of the Scottish Parliament for Perthshire North, were delighted to learn that the Dunkeld and Birnam Playgroup in their constituencies have recently been successful in applying to Communities and Family Fund, securing […]

WISHART HIGHLIGHTS TRAINING OPPORTUNITY IN PARLIAMENT FOR LOCAL TEACHERS

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The Scottish National Party’s Mr Pete Wishart MP, Member of Parliament for Perth & North Perthshire, has highlighted a fantastic free training opportunity for local teachers and education professionals.  The parliament’s Education Service will be hosting the annual Teachers’ Institute residential course in Westminster this summer, from 30th June – 4th July, and applications are […]

WISHART WELCOMES PERTH STUDENTS TO HOUSE OF COMMONS

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The Scottish National Party’s Mr Pete Wishart MP, Member of Parliament for Perth & North Perthshire, was pleased to be able to welcome a group of students from the UHI at Perth College to the House of Commons. The students, who are participating in the Year in Industry programme and have been studying a management […]

WISHART VISITS COUPAR ANGUS PRIMARY – HEARS PUPILS’ VIEWS ON GLOBAL EDUCATION

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The Scottish National Party’s Mr Pete Wishart MP, Member of Parliament for Perth & North Perthshire, paid a visit this morning (Monday) to the Primary 5 class at Coupar Angus Primary School to talk about his role as a member of Parliament and the work they have been doing on their current topic, Global Education. […]

PETE WISHART VISIT TO PITLOCHRY HIGH SCHOOL – IMPRESSED BY STUDENTS’ “KNOWLEDGE AND INTEREST”

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The Scottish National Party’s Mr Pete Wishart MP, Member of Parliament for Perth & North Perthshire, met recently with third year Modern Studies students at Pitlochry High School to talk about democracy and his work as an MP. Speaking today (Monday) Mr Wishart said: “It is always hugely encouraging and refreshing to visit schools and […]

WISHART URGES PUPILS TO SEIZE THE CHANCE TO BE CHANCELLOR

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Digital challenge gives young people the opportunity to contribute to Youth Budget 2013   The Scottish National Party’s Mr Pete Wishart MP, Member of Parliament for Perth & North Perthshire is supporting the launch of the ‘Chance to be Chancellor’ and is calling on all young people in his constituency to take part. Organised by […]

TOWARDS A UNIVERSITY OF THE CITY OF PERTH?

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Speaking ahead of Perth College’s graduation ceremony at the Concert Hall tomorrow, which he is attending, the Scottish National Party’s Mr Pete Wishart MP, Member of Parliament for Perth & North Perthshire, outlined his hopes for the continuing evolution of the Perth institution. Speaking ahead of the graduation Mr Wishart said. “Perth’s position within the […]

LOTTERY FUNDS FOR PERTH SCHOOLS WELCOMED

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Perth parliamentarians have welcomed two substantial grants from the Big Lottery Fund to schools in the Fair City. Perth Academy has received a £10,000 Awards for All grant from Big Lottery Fund which will be used to develop an unused area of their school grounds to become a gardening and environmental activity area. The new play […]

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