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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 […]

PERTHSHIRE COUPLE MISSING IN TUNISIA

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Mr Pete Wishart MP, Member of Parliament for Perth & North Perthshire, has expressed his concern for Perthshire couple, Billy and Lisa Graham, who have not been in contact with family since the terrorist attack on their hotel in Tunisia on Friday. Mr Wishart said: “Many constituents have been in contact with me regarding concerns […]

WISHART GIVES BACKING TO FUNDRASING EFFORTS FOR NEPAL

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The Scottish National Party’s Mr Pete Wishart MP, Member of Parliament for Perth & North Perthshire, has praised the levels of support already given by local people to relief efforts in Nepal, following the recent devastating earthquales in that country, and has called for one more big effort ahead of the departure for Nepal of […]

WISHART EXPRESSES “SHOCK, ANGER AND SADNESS AT EXECUTION OF AID WORKER DAVID HAINES

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Commenting on news that aid worker David Haines, who grew up in Perth and has family in the city, has now been executed, the Scottish National Party’s Mr Pete Wishart MP, Member of Parliament for Perth & North Perthshire expressed his shock, anger and sadness at the news: “This dreadful news will be devastating for […]

WISHART EXPRESSES CONCERN AS ISIS HOSTAGE IDENTIFIED AS MAN BROUGHT UP IN PERTH

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Following the identification of the British man being held hostage by ISIS as David Haines, the Scottish National Party’s Mr Pete Wishart MP, Member of Parliament for Perth & North Perthshire has said: “It has now been publicly confirmed that the British man being held hostage by ISIS is David Haines, who grew up in […]

PUPILS TELL MP OF CAMPAIGN TO ‘SEND ALL THEIR FRIENDS TO SCHOOL’

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The Scottish National Party’s Mr Pete Wishart MP, Member of Parliament for Perth & North Perthshire, welcomed a group of school pupils to his Glasgow Road office as part of their involvement in the ‘Send all My Friends to School Campaign’. Children from P5 and P6 in St Ninian’s Primary School came to the constituency […]

WISHART HEARS OF HUMAN RIGHTS ABUSES IN NORTH KOREA

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The Scottish National Party’s Mr Pete Wishart MP, Member of Parliament for Perth & North Perthshire attended a meeting in the Houses of Parliament this week at which a Christian survivor of a North Korean prison camp spoke of the plight of Christians and others in North Korea. Speaking after the meeting, Mr Wishart said: […]

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. […]

LOCAL MP PRAISES CELEBRATION OF ARMED FORCES & HISTORY OF BLACK WATCH

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The Scottish National Party’s Mr Pete Wishart MP, Member of Parliament for Perth & North Perthshire, has welcomed a number of Armed Forces Day events that have been taking place around Perthshire.  Speaking today (Thursday) Mr Wishart said: “It is absolutely right that we should mark Armed Forces Day in recognition and admiration of the dangerous […]

WISHART BACKS AMNESTY’S CALL FOR TIGHTER ARMS CONTROLS

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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 Amnesty international’s campaign for a tighter Arms Treaty. Speaking after meeting with representatives of the local Amnesty group, Mr Wishart said: “Amnesty International are a fantastic organisation doing really important work throughout the world […]

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