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WISHART HIGHLIGHTS A9 SAFETY AT LAST SCOTTISH QUESTIONS SESSION

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CALLS ON P&K LIB DEMS TO DISTANCE THEMSELVES FROM “RECKLESS AND IRRESPONSIBLE CAMPAIGN” The Scottish National Party’s Mr Pete Wishart MP, Member of Parliament Perth & North Perthshire South, raised the issue of average speed cameras on the A9 during Scottish Questions in the House of Commons today (Wednesday) and reiterated his call for Danny […]

WISHART IN CAR PARKING CHARGE CHANGE CALL

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The Scottish National Party’s Mr Pete Wishart MP, Member of Parliament for Perth & North Perthshire, met today (Friday) with local businesses to discuss parking issues in Perth city centre.  Speaking following the meeting Pete Wishart said. “I have spent the past few weeks speaking to local city centre businesses about the issues that most […]

COLD WEATHER CONCERNS:  WISHART PRAISES ROAD CLEARING TEAMS AND HIGHLIGHTS COLD WEATHER PAYMENTS

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The Scottish National Party’s Mr Pete Wishart MP, Member of Parliament for Perth & North Perthshire paid a visit recently to employees of Tayside Contracts working out of the Blair Atholl depot to find out more about the work they do in clearing Perthshire’s roads. Mr Wishart said: “The team at Blair Atholl cover all […]

WISHART URGES DANNY ALEXANDER TO DROP ANTI-CAMERA CAMPAIGN.

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Perth and North Perthshire MP, Pete Wishart, has written to Danny Alexander asking him to drop his campaign to have the average speed cameras on the A9 taken down. This week’s statistics showed that accidents and speeding were down on the A9. Speaking today Mr Wishart said: “The average speed cameras have reduced speeding and […]

WISHART TO WRITE TO DANNY ALEXANDER TO DROP ANTI-CAMERA CAMPAIGN

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Perth and North Perthshire MP, Pete Wishart, is to write to Danny Alexander and ask him to drop his campaign to have the average speed cameras on the A9 taken down. This week’s statistics showed that accidents and speeding were down on the A9. Speaking today Mr Wishart said: “The average speed cameras have reduced […]

WISHART WELCOMES A9 SPEEDING STATISTICS

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CALLS ON DANNY ALEXANDER TO DITCH ANTI-CAMERA CAMPAIGN Welcoming the publication of statistics showing that the number of drivers caught speeding on the A9 has fallen dramatically since average speed cameras were introduced, the Scottish National Party’s Mr Pete Wishart MP, Member of Parliament for Perth & North Perthshire, praised the Scottish Government’s commitment to […]

WISHART HIGHLIGHTS NEED FOR DRIVERS TO WATCH THEIR SPEED ON A9 AS CAMERAS READY FOR SWITCH ON

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Highlighting to constituents that the average speed cameras on the A9 go live tomorrow (Tuesday), the Scottish National Party’s Mr Pete Wishart MP, Member of Parliament for Perth & North Perthshire expressed the hope that the new cameras will be a psitive measure in terms of road safety.  Speaking today Mr Wishart said: “Everyone driving […]

WISHART REITERATES CALL FOR DEBATE ON A9 CAMERAS

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The Scottish National Party’s Mr Pete Wishart MP, Member of Parliament for Perth & North Perthshire, has re-iterated is call to Danny Alexander to join him for a debate on the planned average speed cameras on the A9 after Mr Alexander again claimed that they were not wanted. Speaking today (Thursday) Mr Wishart said: “To […]

WISHART WELCOMES ANNOUNCEMENT ON CONTRACTS FOR A9 DUALLING

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The Scottish National Party’s Mr Pete Wishart MP, Member of Parliament for Perth & North Perthshire, has welcomed the announcement this week by the Scottish Government’s Transport Minister of the awarding of a number of contracts relating to the dualling of the A9 from Perth to Inverness. Speaking today (Thursday) Mr Wishart said: “The need […]

WISHART WELCOMES PROGRESS ON A9 DUALLING

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The Scottish National Party’s Mr Pete Wishart MP, Member of Parliament for Perth & North Perthshire, has welcomed the publication of the draft Road Orders and Environmental Statement for the 9.5 km section of the A9 from Luncarty to Pass of Birnam, in his constituency, which is expected to start construction in 2017. The designs […]

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