Peter Wishart

Peter Wishart

Constituency

Perth and North Perthshire

Party

Scottish National Party

Address as

Mr Wishart

Contact details

Westminster

House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
Tel: 020 7219 8303
wishartp@parliament.uk

Constituency

35 Perth Street, Blairgowrie, PH10 6DL, 9 York Place, Perth, PH2 8EP
Tel: 01250 876576, 01738 639598
Fax: 01250 876991, 01738 587637

Biography

Electoral history

Member for North Tayside 2001-05, for Perth and North Perthshire since 5 May 2005 general election

Parliamentary career

SNP Chief Whip 2001-07; SNP Spokesperson for: Transport 2001-05, Rural Affairs 2001-05, Culture, Media and Sport 2001-, Constitution 2005-07, Overseas Aid 2005-07, Home Affairs 2007-, Justice 2007-, International Development 2007-10

Party groups

Member: National Council 1997-, NEC 1999-2006; Executive vice-convener, fundraising, SNP 1999-2001

Select committees

Member: Catering 2004-05, Administration 2005-08, Scottish Affairs 2009-10, Works of Art 2011-

Political interests

Arts and culture, international development, justice and equality

Countries of interest

Southern Africa, Germany, Scandinavia

General Election 2010 - Perth and North Perthshire

Name Party Votes %
Wishart, Peter SNP 19118 39.55%
Lyburn, Peter Con 14739 30.49%
Glackin, Jamie Lab 7923 16.39%
Barrett, Peter Lib Dem 5954 12.32%
Taylor, Douglas Trust 534 1.1%
Result SNP Hold (2.88% from Con to SNP)