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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 PROGRESS ON CITY DEAL

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Perth and North Perthshire MP, Pete Wishart, has this week met with Tay Cities Deal head, David Littlejohn, to discuss the Tay Cities Deal and the opportunities it will present for Perth and Perthshire. Speaking following the meeting Pete Wishart said. “The Tay Cities Deal is now approaching conclusion and will soon be presented to […]

WISHART WELCOMES CITY HALL PROJECT

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Perth and North Perthshire MP, Pete Wishart has welcomed the news that Perth and Kinross Council are to convert Perth City Hall into a major arts and cultural hub.  Perth and Kinross Council have confirmed that they are seeking an architect to convert the building into a new cultural space which will house the Perth and […]

WISHART WELCOMES SCONE GAS FIX

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Perth and North Perthshire MP, Pete Wishart has welcomed the news that nearly all of the 1,300 properties in Scone which were left without gas, have now had the service restored.  The issue, which was caused by an underground flood, saw more than 100 workers in the Perthshire town to try to fix the problem. […]

WISHART WARNS OF “DRAWBRIDGE UK” AS TORIES HEAD FOR “HARDEST OF HARD BREXITS”

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Pete Wishart MP, Member of Parliament for Perth & North Perthshire, spoke during yesterday’s debate in the House of Commons on the motion to trigger Article 50.  During his speech he described the Tories as trying to create a “drawbridge UK” with their “hardest of hard Brexits”:  “This is, as we know, to be the […]

PERTHSHIRE MUSICAL ACCOMPANIMENT AS MPs RENAME LONDON OFFICE

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The building at 53 Parliament Square where most of the Scottish MPs have their offices has been renamed as Caledonia House and Perthshire music legend Dougie MacLean was on hand to help out with the official opening this week.  Pete Wishart MP, Member of Parliament for Perth & North Perthshire was delighted to welcome, saying: […]

THERESA MAY MUST RESPECT SCOTTISH PARLIAMENT – WISHART WELCOMES SUPREME COURT DECISION

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Member of Parliament for Perth and North Perthshire, Pete Wishart, has welcomed the decision by the Supreme Court that the UK Parliament must have the opportunity to vote on legislation before the UK can be taken out of the EU. Following the decision by the Supreme Court judges on Tuesday, the SNP has said they […]

WISHART SEEKS JOB CENTRE CLARITY

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Perth and North Perthshire MP, Pete Wishart, has written to the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, Damian Green MP, to seek clarity over the future of JobCentre Plus locations in Perth and North Perthshire. Following the announcement that the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) are to close certain JobCentre Plus locations in […]

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 COMMENTS ON JO COX CHARITY SINGLE

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Perth and North Perthshire MP, Pete Wishart, has teamed up with his Parliamentary colleagues and a host of celebrities to record a charity single for the Jo Cox Foundation. The single, which pays tribute to the work of the late MP, will be released on December 16 and aims to raise funds for the launch […]

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