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WISHART HIGHLIGHT BENEFITS OF SMART METERS

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The Scottish National Party’s Mr Pete Wishart MP , Member of Parliament for Perth & North Perthshire, has highlighted the increased control that households in his constituency can gain over energy bills through smart meters, with average annual savings of £65 per household[1].   Mr Wishart said: “Perthshire has been at the forefront of the […]

WISHART WELCOMES NEW OFGEM RULES TO GIVE SMALL BUSINESSES BETTER PROTECTION

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The Scottish National Party’s Mr Pete Wishart MP, Member of Parliament for Perth & North Perthshire, has highlighted news from the gas and electricity regulator Ofgem (Office of the Gas and Electricity Markets) of new rules – due to go live in the summer – which will ensure energy suppliers treat small businesses more fairly. […]

WISHART PROMOTES CARBON MONOXIDE SAFETY ADVICE

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The Scottish National Party’s Mr Pete Wishart MP, Member of Parliament for Perth & North Perthshire has teamed up with the Heating and Hotwater Industry Council (HHIC) to promote five tips to help locals stay safe and highlight the dangers of carbon monoxide poisoning as highlighted in a recent episode of popular soap opera Coronation […]

WISHART HAILS VICTORY FOR CAMPAIGN TO SCRAP FUEL DUTY RISE

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The Scottish National Party’s Mr Pete Wishart MP, member of Parliament for Perth & North Perthshire has hailed the announcement that a planned 3p rise in fuel duty is set to be scrapped as a victory for common sense and the ‘culmination of a hard fought campaign’. Speaking this morning (Thursday), Mr Wishart said: “The […]

COLD WEATHER PAYMENTS TRIGGERED

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The Scottish National Party’s Mr Pete Wishart MP, Member of Parliament for Perth & North Perthshire, has highlighted the fact that Cold Weather Payments were triggered within his constituency on 29 November 2012. Although payments are automatic, Mr Wishart has urged local folk to ensure that everyone who is entitled to a payment, receives it, […]

WISHART WELCOMES MOVE TO HELP PENSIONERS BEAT WINTER HEATING BILLS

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The Scottish National Party’s Mr Pete Wishart MP, Member of Parliament for Perth & North Perthshire has given his backing to his SNP colleague Mike Weir MP’s Private Members’ Bill that would help off-grid pensioner households beat soaring winter energy costs. Speaking today (Wednesday) Mr Wishart said: “Congratulations to Mike on being one of just […]

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