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WISHART WELCOMES AVIVA COMMUNITY FUND SUCCESS FOR GIRAFFE TRADING

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Mr Pete Wishart MP, Member of Parliament for Perth & North Perthshire, has welcomed the announcement that the Giraffe Trading Community Interest Company in his constituency have been announced as winners of up to £5,000 funding from the Aviva Community Fund. Over 300 projects across the UK receive funding from the Aviva Community Fund, to […]

WISHART TOASTS LOCAL BREWERY’S LIVING WAGE ACCREDITATION

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Mr Pete Wishart MP, SNP Member of Parliament for Perth & North Perthshire, visited Inveralmond Brewery today (Friday 3 July, 2015) to help them celebrate becoming accredited Living Wage employers. Speaking at the Perthshire brewery, Mr Wishart said:   “I am pleased to congratulate Inveralmond Brewery on becoming Perth’s latest accredited Living Wage employer.  It […]

AVIVA’S COMMITMENT TO PERTH AS ‘CORE LOCATION’ WELCOMED BY WISHART

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The Scottish National Party’s Mr Pete Wishart MP, Member of Parliament for Perth & North Perthshire, has welcomed the announcement today (Monday) from Aviva confirming Perth as one of the insurance giant’s core locations in the UK alongside Bristol, Norwich, Sheffield and York. Mr Wishart said: “The designation of Perth as a core location by […]

“LET’S MAKE PERTH SCOTLAND’S FIRST LIVING WAGE CITY” SAYS WISHART

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Perth and North Perthshire MP, Pete Wishart, is today launching his campaign to make Perth Scotland’s first living wage city. Pete will be working alongside Perth and Kinross Council to help ensure that businesses across the city pay the living wage of £7.85 per hour. Pete will be taking this campaign round Perth employers in […]

WISHART SEEKS LOCAL NOMINEES FOR EMPLOYABILITY AWARDS

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The Scottish National Party’s Mr Pete Wishart MP, Member of Parliament for Perth & North Perthshire, is seeking suggestions from constituents for individuals who might be worthy of nomination for the ERSA Employability Award. Mr Wishart said: “The Employment Related Services Association (ERSA) is the representative body for the employment support sector, and they run […]

LOCAL POLITICIANS EXPRESS CONCERN AS PERTH HOMEBASE STORE SET TO CLOSE

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The Scottish National Party’s Ms Roseanna Cunningham MSP, Member of the Scottish Parliament for Perthshire South & Kinross-shire, and Mr Pete Wishart MP, Member of Parliament for Perth & North Perthshire, have expressed their concern at reports that the Homebase store in the St Catherine’s Retail Park, in Perth, is to close with the loss […]

SAINSBURY’S MUST NOT ABANDON PERTHSHIRE – WISHART

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The Scottish National Party’s Mr Pete Wishart MP, Member of Parliament for Perth and North Perthshire, met with Sainsbury’s supermarket Development Manager, Andrew Sanderson, in the House of Commons this morning (Thursday) to discuss the recent decisions to postpone and abandon Sainsbury’s developments in Perthshire. Speaking following the meeting, Mr Wishart said: “I had a […]

LOCAL POLITICIANS COMMENT ON AVIVA JOBS THREAT

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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. […]

WISHART VISITS SSE CONTROL ROOM IN PERTH

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PRAISES COMPANY ON PREPAREDNESS AND COMMITMENT TO LIVING WAGE Mr Pete Wishart MP, Member of Parliament for Perth & North Perthshire, paid a visit to the Head Offices of SSE, a major employer in his constituency, this afternoon (Friday) during which he met with Rodney Grubb, Head of Operations; Dave Telford, Network Management Centre Manager; […]

PETE WISHART & NICOLA MARTIN BACK SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY

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Mr Pete Wishart MP, Member of Parliament for Perth & North Perthshire helped to mark the Federation of Small Business’s Small Business Saturday by visiting a number of local businesses in his constituency at the weekend. Mr Wishart was accompanied by Nicola Martin, Chair of Perthshire Businesswomen’s Network and the inspiration behind the #PerthLoveFest campaign […]

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