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WISHART HITS OUT AT SPFL FOR “WRONG AND LATE” DECISION ON EXTRA TICKETS

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Pete Wishart MP, Member of Parliament for Perth & North Perthshire has written to senior figures in the Scottish Professional Football League (SPFL) expressing his dismay at the decision not to allocate extra tickets for St Johnstone fans hoping to attend the League Cup semis final at Tynecastle on Saturday. Mr Wishart said: “I have […]

CONGRATULATIONS TO VICTORIOUS SAINTS

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Scottish National Party politicians have congratulated St Johnstone FC on their historic victory in the Scottish Cup Final this afternoon (Saturday) Ms Roseanna Cunningham MSP, Member of the Scottish Parliament for Perthshire South & Kinross-shire, who has McDiarmid Park in her constituency, said: “I am absolutely delighted for everyone involved with St Johnstone.  This historic […]

WISHART URGES SAINTS ON TO CUP VICTORY

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The Scottish National Party’s Mr Pete Wishart MP, Member of Parliament for Perth & North Perthshire, is wishing the St Johnstone side well as they prepare to take on Dundee United in the Scottish Cup Final tomorrow.  Speaking today (Friday) Mr Wishart said: “All the very best to Tommy Wright and his team for tomorrow’s big […]

WISHART CONGRATULATES “LOCAL HERO” ON OLYMPIC SUCCESS

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The Scottish National Party’s Mr Pete Wishart MP, Member of Parliament for Perth and North Perthshire, has congratulated Eve Muirhead on leading her Women’s Curling team to a bronze Medal in the Winter Olympics at Sochi, Russia, today (Thursday). Ms Muirhead lives in Blair Atholl and curls out of the Dunkeld Curling Club, based in […]

WISHART HIGHLIGHTS LAST CHANCE TO NOMINATE A BATON BEARER

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The Scottish National Party’s Mr Pete Wishart MP, Member of Parliament for Perth & North Perthshire, has issued a last minute reminder to local folk of the closing date for nominations as the search for up to 4,000 inspirational people to be Scotland’s baton bearers for the Glasgow 2014 Queen’s Baton Relay comes to an […]

LOCAL POLITICIANS ON SAINTS RESULT

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Perthshire North MSP, Mr John Swinney, and Perth and North Perthshire MP, Mr Pete Wishart, have celebrated a fantastic result for St Johnstone in the Europa League tie against Rosenborg. Underdogs after the draw, St Johnstone have gone on to confound the pundits with a win in Norway and a great result tonight here at […]

LOTTERY CASH FOR LOCAL SPORTS PROJECTS WELCOMED

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Perthshire politicians have welcomed the news that a range of local organisations have been successful in securing funding of over £6,000 from the Big Lottery Fund’s 2014 Communities programme to support sports projects. Ms Roseanna Cunningham MSP, Member of the Scottish Parliament for Perthshire South & Kinross-shire, said: “The awards to the Community School of […]

LOCAL POLITICIANS HAIL CURLING WORLD CHAMPIONS

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The Scottish National Party’s 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 the Scotland women’s curling team and their skip, Eve Muirhead, who comes from Blair Atholl in Mr Wishart’s constituency. Speaking this morning […]

CITY OF PERTH – ONE YEAR ON – “LOOK TO THE FUTURE WITH CONFIDENCE”

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Speaking on the one year anniversary of Perth receiving official city status once more, the Scottish National Party’s Mr Pete Wishart MP, Member of Parliament for Perth & North Perthshire, said: “Official city status for Perth was always something that needed to be officially recognised rather than a target to be achieved “As one of […]

WISHART BACKS CALL FOR GAMES VOLUNTEERS – FANTASTIC OPPORTUNITY TO “BE THE GAMES”

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The Scottish National Party’s Mr Pete Wishart MP, Member of Parliament for Perth & North Perthshire, took part in a photocall of Scottish MPs to help publicise the call for volunteers for the 2014 Commonwealth Games being held in Glasgow. Mr Wishart said: “The 214 Games are being hosted in Glasgow but there are opportunities […]

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