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WISHART WELCOMES TAY CROSSING PLANS

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Perth and North Perthshire MP, Pete Wishart, has welcomed the news that Perth and Kinross Councillors have approved plans for the Cross Tay Link Road. Commenting after councillors approved the plans, Mr Wishart said: “I am glad to see that this proposal has been approved by councillors as it will play a vital role in […]

WISHART WELCOMES £3.3 MILLION FOR AIR AMBULANCE

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Perth and North Perthshire MP, Pete Wishart has welcomed the announcement in the budget that the Perthshire based Scottish Charity Air Ambulance has been given £3.3 million for an upgrade from the Libor fund. Speaking today Pete Wishart said “I am thrilled and delighted for the SCAA in securing this money. This is great news […]

WISHART WELCOMES WINNING PUPIL TO PARLIAMENT: POSTER HIGHLIGHTS DANGERS OF CARBON MONOXIDE

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The Scottish National Party’s Mr Pete Wishart MP, Member of Parliament for Perth & North Perthshire, was delighted to welcome a young visitor to the Houses of Commons.  Finlay Kettles aged 11, a pupil at Coupar Angus Primary, has been named the winner of a national school’s poster competition, promoting the dangers of carbon monoxide […]

WISHART URGES SCOTTISH WATER & SSE TO “GET THEIR ACT TOGETHER” OVER TUMMEL BRIDGE WATER SUPPLY

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The Scottish National Party’ Mr Pete Wishart MP, Member of Parliametn for Perth & North Perthshire has urged both Scottish Water and SSE to “get their act together” and take urgent action so sort out the issue of the water supply to the community of Tummel Bridge in his constituency. Speaking today (Thursday) Mr Wishart […]

HOME OFFICE POLICY “DETRIMENTAL” TO NHS SCOTLAND ASYLUM SEEKER  MATERNITY CARE

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The Scottish National Party has called on the UK government to consider recommendations proposed by the Scottish Refugee Council concerning maternity care for asylum seekers. SNP Home Affairs spokesperson Pete Wishart MP has written to Home Secretary Theresa May to highlight the new report which calls for pregnant women not to be forced into destitution […]

WISHART WELCOMES SCOTCH WHISKY ACTION FUND TO TACKLE ALCOHOL HARM

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The Scottish National Party’s Mr Pete Wishart MP, Member of Parliament for Perth & North Perthshire has welcomed the launch by the Scotch Whisky Association (SWA) of a fund to tackle alcohol-related harm as it extends its commitment to addressing misuse and promoting responsible drinking.   The £500,000 Scotch Whisky Action Fund has been set-up […]

UK GOVERNMENT IMMIGRATION BILL “APPALLING”

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The Scottish National Party has raised serious concerns about housing and health proposals in the new UK government Immigration Bill to be debated today (Thursday). The Bill includes provisions to charge temporary migrants for NHS services, set requirements for landlords to check tenant’s immigration status and allows for additional levies for temporary migrations which could […]

WISHART URGES FOLK TO #FactUp ABOUT HIV THIS WORLD AIDS DAY

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Speaking ahead of World AIDS Day (1 December) the Scottish National Party’s Mr Pete Wishart MP, Member of Parliament for Perth & North Perthshire is asking local people to show support for people living with HIV, improve their understanding of the condition, and show their commitment to tackling HIV in Perthshire Mr Wishart said: “I […]

PERTHSHIRE PUPIL WINS NATIONAL COMPTITION FOR THEIR CREATIVE WARNINGS OVER TOXIC GAS

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A creative pupil from Perthshire has been crowned the winner of a national competition, after designing a striking poster warning of the dangers of carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning. Erin McLaren, age 12, from Coupar Angus Primary School, used colourful warnings and an image of a skull to warn about the deadly effects of carbon monoxide […]

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 […]

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