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WISHART WARNS OF “DRAWBRIDGE UK” AS TORIES HEAD FOR “HARDEST OF HARD BREXITS”

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Pete Wishart MP, Member of Parliament for Perth & North Perthshire, spoke during yesterday’s debate in the House of Commons on the motion to trigger Article 50.  During his speech he described the Tories as trying to create a “drawbridge UK” with their “hardest of hard Brexits”:  “This is, as we know, to be the […]

PERTHSHIRE MUSICAL ACCOMPANIMENT AS MPs RENAME LONDON OFFICE

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The building at 53 Parliament Square where most of the Scottish MPs have their offices has been renamed as Caledonia House and Perthshire music legend Dougie MacLean was on hand to help out with the official opening this week.  Pete Wishart MP, Member of Parliament for Perth & North Perthshire was delighted to welcome, saying: […]

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 COMMENTS ON JO COX CHARITY SINGLE

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Perth and North Perthshire MP, Pete Wishart, has teamed up with his Parliamentary colleagues and a host of celebrities to record a charity single for the Jo Cox Foundation. The single, which pays tribute to the work of the late MP, will be released on December 16 and aims to raise funds for the launch […]

WISHART HIGHLIGHTS “TICKING TIME-BOMB” OF PLUMBERS’ PENSIONS LIABILITY

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SNP MP Pete Wishart has today highlighted the “ticking time-bomb” of massive debts and liabilities faced by plumbers across the UK at a Westminster debate and welcomed assurances from the UK Government to resolve the issue. Plumbing Pensions (UK) Ltd was established in 1975 to provide pensions for the Plumbing & Heating Industry UK wide […]

WISHART VISITS CITY CENTRE TRADERS

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Mr Pete Wishart MP, Member of Parliament for Perth & North Perthshire, continued his engagement with local businesses with a serious of visits to local traders this morning. Speaking today (Monday) Mr WISHART said: “I had some very interesting discussions with local traders in the the city centre, listening to their concerns and their ideas […]

WISHART TO HOST EU INFO EVENING

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Mr Pete WISHART MP, Member if Parliament for Perth & North Perthshire, is issuing an invitation to EU nationals living in Perthshire to attend an information meetings my he is hosting in Perth on Friday 21 October. Speaking ahead of the event Mr WISHART said: “As the complete lack of clarity from the UK Government about […]

WISHART WELCOMES TREE OF THE YEAR NOMINATIONS

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Perth and North Perthshire MP, Pete Wishart has welcomed the news that two of the finalists in the yearly ‘Scotland’s Tree of the Year Awards’ are in his constituency.  The Birnam Oak and Niel Gow’s Oak are amongst the six finalists in this year’s Woodland Trust Scottish Tree of the Year Award. Speaking after the […]

Wishart Highlights Funding Opportunity for Local Environmental Groups

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 Pete Wishart MP, Member of Parliament for Perth & North Perthshire, has highlighted a funding opportunity for Environmental groups in his constituency.  Local groups with exciting projects that need funding to get off the ground are being urged to apply for a share of a £1.5 million funding pot. Postcode Local Trust – a grant-giving […]

TAX CREDITS COMPANY FAILING FAMILIES WITH “CATALOGUE OF INCOMPETENCE”

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Pete Wishart MP, Member of Parliament for Perth & North Perthshire, has blasted the company employed by HMRC to administer the tax credits system for what he has described as a “catalogue of incompetence” which is failing families. Speaking today, Mr Wishart said: “I have become increasingly concerned about the number of constituents contacting me […]

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