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SPEAKERS FOR WELFARE CONFERENCE CONFIRMED

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RAISING AWARENESS OF CHANGES “ABSOLUTELY ESSENTIAL” SAYS WISHART The Scottish National Party’s Mr Pete Wishart MP, Member of Parliament for Perthshire North and North Perthshire has announced the speakers for the Welfare Reform Conference he is hosting in the AK Bell Library on Friday, 21 June. Speaking today (Thursday) Mr Wishart said: “This will be […]

WISHART WELCOMES COUNCIL’S MOVES TO MITIGATE IMPACT OF “INIQUITOUS” BEDROOM TAX

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The Scottish National Party’s Mr Pete Wishart MP, Member of Parliament for Perth & North Perthshire has welcomed measures announced today by Perth and Kinross Council to mitigate the impact of the so-called ‘bedroom tax’ being imposed on Scotland’s vulnerable people by the Westminster Government. Speaking today (Monday) Mr Wishart said: “I met the welfare […]

BEDROOM TAX WARNING FOR PERTH & KINROSS

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Perth and North Perthshire MP Pete Wishart has warned an estimated 449 households in Perth and Kinross will be hit by the UK Government’s bedroom tax. The under-occupancy penalty will cut Housing Benefit of low income households in Perth and Kinross by an average of £14 a week- or over £700 a year for tenants […]

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