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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 […]

WISHART WELCOMES DATA SHOWING CAMERAS MAKING A9 SAFER

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Pete Wishart MP, Member of Parliament for Perth & North Perthshire has welcomed the publication of data showing that there has been a marked reduction in fatalities and injuries on the A9 between Inverness and Dunblane since the introduction of average speed cameras on the route. Mr Wishart, who has been a strong advocate of […]

WISHART WELCOMES CITY OF CULTURE LAUNCH

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Perth and North Perthshire MP, Pete Wishart,  attended the launch of the Perth City of Culture 2021 on  Friday 19th August. Launching under the slogan ‘Perth is the Place’, the event was designed to showcase Perth as the location for music, dance, film, visual arts, architecture and more. The event took place outside Perth City Hall at 11am. Speaking […]

WISHART VISITS WEEPING WINDOWS INSTALLATION

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Perth and North Perthshire MP, Pete Wishart, has visited The Black Watch Castle & Museum to congratulate organisers on the record numbers of visitors the ongoing ‘Poppies: Weeping Window’ installation has attracted to The Fair City. The visit, which took place on Monday 15th August, was aptly after one of the busiest days for the […]

WISHART VISITS PERTHSHIRE BUSINESSES TO DISCUSS CONCERNS

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Perth and North Perthshire MP, Pete Wishart, has been conducting visits to businesses in his constituency to discuss the current business environment and what can be done to further support investment in Perthshire. Speaking today (Thursday 11th August), Mr Wishart said: “I understand that businesses have concerns, especially following on from the vote to leave […]

WISHART WELCOMES KIDS COUNT 2016 ANNUAL INSPIRATION AWARDS

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Perth and North Perthshire MP, Pete Wishart, is supporting Kids Count, the youth-led Charity which aims to empower young people by giving them a voice on the issues that affect children and young people in urban and rural areas across the UK, in the launch of the ‘Kids Count Inspiration Awards 2016’. The Kids Count […]

PETE WISHART MP AT BUSINESS QUESTIONS 22.07.16

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LOCAL POLITICIANS CONGRATULATE PERTH STUDENT SET FOR FESTIVAL EXPERIENCE

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  Mr Pete Wishart MP, Member of Parliament for Perth & North Perthshire, and Ms Roseanna Cunningham MSP, Member of the Scottish Parliament for Perthshire South & Kinross-shire, have congratulated music and hospitality students from Perth College who have been given the opportunity to be a part of this year’s Belladrum festival. Seven students have […]

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