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Pete Wishart MP Perth & North Perthshire

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Pete has constituency offices in Perth and Blairgowrie and he consistently ranks as one of Westminster’s hardest working MPs.

 

Born in Dunfermline in 1962, Pete was educated at Queen Anne High School and Moray House College, Edinburgh. He lives in Perth, has one son and enjoys walking in the Perthshire hills.

 

Pete is the SNP Chief Whip at Westminster and is currently the Westminster Spokesperson on the Constitution, Home Affairs and Culture, Media and Sport. He is a Governor of the Westminster Foundation for Democracy and is on the Executive Committee of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association.

 

Prior to being elected Pete spent 15 years in the music business, first as a founder member of the Scottish rock group, Big Country, then with iconic Scottish group, Runrig. Pete has sold over 1 million records worldwide and is the only MP to have appeared on Top of the Pops.

 

Pete is a trained Community Worker and has worked with many voluntary agencies and charities throughout Scotland. Pete is a columnist for the Scots Independent newspaper, blogger and regularly contributes to a variety of political forums. In 2014 he won an award for his contributions on social media.

 

Still maintaining his interest in music Pete reformed the all-party music group and is an officer of the all-party intellectual property group.

 

Pete currently plays with the cross party rock band, raising money for good causes.

 

About Pete

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Perth Office:

63 Glasgow Road

Perth

PH2 0PE

Tel: 01738 639598

 

North Perthshire Office:

17-19 Leslie St,

Blairgowrie

PH10 6AH

Tel: 01250 876 576

 

Email:

 

If you are unsure if Pete is your Member of Parliament, simply enter your postcode at http://findyourmp.parliament.uk/

 

pete.wishart.mp@parliament.uk

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