Peter Wishart


Pete Wishart was re-elected MP for Perth and North Perthshire on May 7th 2015 with 27379 votes, taking 50.5% of the vote.

The Perth and North Perthshire seat was created after boundary changes in Scotland and takes in East and Highland Perthshire, the City of Perth and the Carse of Gowrie.

From 2001 till 2005 Pete was MP for North Tayside.

Pete has been the Westminster Spokesperson for the Constitution, Home Affairs, Culture, Media and Sport and International Development.

Pete was, for 15 years, a member of the internationally successful Scottish group Runrig. He is a trained Community Worker and has been a Director of the Fast Forward charity that promotes healthy lifestyles for young people. He was a member of the Scotland Against Drugs Campaign Committee and has contributed to many national forums looking at the problem of drugs within Scottish society.

Pete lives in Perth and has one son.

Constituency: Perth and North Perthshire

Constituency Address: 9 York Place

Constituency Tel: 01738 639598

Date of Birth: 9 March 1962


Party: Scottish National Party

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Westminster Address: House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA

Westminster Tel: 020 7219 8303

Twitter: @petewishart

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