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WISHART CALLS FOR ACTION FROM SMART PARKING

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Perth and North Perthshire MP, Pete Wishart, is today (Thursday 16th February) calling for the British Parking Association to strike off problem parking firm Smart Parking. Mr Wishart, who has been attempting to meet with representatives from Smart Parking since they first started trading in the city, remains unsatisfied as numerous attempts to set up […]

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 PLANS FOR PERTH RAIL ELECTRIFICATION

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 Pete Wishart MP, Member of Parliament for Perth & North Perthshire, has welcomed the inclusion of plans to remodel Perth station and electrification of railway lines serving Perth in a new report published this week.  The plans are included in Network Rail’s Scotland Route Study – a long term plan looking at how Scotland’s railway […]

WISHART WELCOMES SAFETY BENEFIT FROM A9 CAMERAS

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  Welcoming the publication of figures showing that  accident and casualty rates on the A9 have fallen dramatically in the first year of operation of the new average speed cameras,  Pete Wishart MP, Member of Parliament for Perth & North Perthshire, said: “This really is good news, I am delighted that the introduction of the […]

WISHART WELCOMES INSURERS REPORT

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Perth and North Perthshire MP, Pete Wishart has welcomed the publication of a report by the Association of British Insurers which gives advice on how to deal with flooding. The report gives advice on all aspects of flooding; including how to minimise risk, what to do if you are flooded and what to expect from […]

WISHART PRAISES RESPONSE TO CHALLENGES OF STORM DESMOND

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Mr Pete Wishart MP, Member of Parliament for Perth & North Perthshire, has praised the contribution by the emergency services, public sector workers and others who worked so hard over the weekend as Storm Desmond battered Perthshire and the rest of the country. “The weather at the weekend was truly awful and I want to […]

WISHART LAMBASTS CONTEMPTUOUS PARKING OPERATOR

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Perth and North Perthshire MP, Pete Wishart has further criticised Smart Parking for providing him with contemptuous replies to his representations on constituents’ concerns about their car parks in Perth. Following his complaint to the parking regulator that the company were failing to engage with the complaints he was raising with them, Mr Wishart received […]

WISHART WELCOMES A9 SAFETY REPORT

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Perth and North Perthshire MP, Pete Wishart has welcomed the news that there were no fatal accidents on the A9 during the busy summer months of July, August and September this year.  Speaking after the A9 Safety Group revealed the statistic, Mr Wishart said:  “I welcome the news that, despite increased traffic on the A9 […]

WISHART WELCOMES FURTHER PROGRESS ON A9 DUALLING

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HIGHLIGHTS OPPORTUNITIES FOR LOCALS TO GET INVOLVED The Scottish National Party’s Mr Pete Wishart MP, Member of Parliament for Perth & North Perthshire, has welcomed the latest stage in the dualling of the A9 with the announcement of a public consultation on various options for the junction at Dalwhinnie, just north of his constituency. Speaking […]

WISHART EXPRESSES CONDOLENCES TO FAMILIES OF MEN KILLED IN A9 COLLISION

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The Scottish National Party’s Mr Pete Wishart MP, Member of Parliament for Perth & North Perthshire, has expressed his condolences to the families of two men who died following a collision on the A9 near Dunkeld yesterday evening. Speaking today (Friday) Mr Wishart said: “I was very sorry indeed to hear the sad news that a collision which […]

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