Pete Wishart

Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Constitution)

Scottish National Party MP for Perth and North Perthshire

@PeteWishart https://facebook.com/PeteWishartPerth

Pete Wishart’s voting in Parliament

Pete Wishart is a Scottish National Party MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Scottish National Party MPs.

However, Pete Wishart sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Pete Wishart voted for restrictions on fees charged to tenants by letting agents, while most Scottish National Party MPs generally voted against. Show votes

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Pete Wishart has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Last updated: 11 Feb 2019

Recent appearances

  • Speaker’S Statement 18 Mar 2019

    On a point of order, Mr Speaker. You have made today a very important and dramatic statement. Already constituents are getting in touch with me to ask exactly what that means, and we have to be clear with the country about what you have said. The Government cannot bring back another meaningful vote if it is the same in substance as the last one. The Government’s one and only intention is...
  • Future of the Oil and Gas Industry — [Mr Charles Walker in the Chair] 14 Mar 2019

    I am grateful to you once again, Mr Walker. I thank everyone who has contributed to a very fine debate, which has touched on and explored most of the issues in the report. It is a report that all the Committee are proud of, and I am glad to see so many Committee members here, contributing and making their own particular points. In particular, I am impressed with the hon. Member for...
  • Future of the Oil and Gas Industry — [Mr Charles Walker in the Chair] 14 Mar 2019

    I beg to move, That this House has considered the Sixth Report of the Scottish Affairs Committee, The future of the oil and gas industry, HC 996. It is a pleasure to serve under such a distinguished member of the Panel of Chairs today, Mr Walker. I am grateful to see so many members of the Scottish Affairs Committee in their places and ready to go for this very important debate. The Scottish...

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Scottish National Party MP for Perth and North Perthshire

Entered the House of Commons on 7 June 2001 — General election

Also represented North Tayside

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Topics of interest

Pete Wishart campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Home Department
  • Culture Media and Sport
  • Scotland
  • Treasury
  • Defence
  • Departmental Expenditure
  • Scotland
  • Press Releases
  • Departmental ICT
  • Asylum: Finance

Currently held offices

  • Member, Liaison Committee Sub-committee on the effectiveness and influence of the select committee system (since 13 Feb 2019)
  • Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) (since 6 Nov 2017)
  • Chair, Scottish Affairs Committee (since 12 Jul 2017)
  • Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Constitution) (since 20 Jun 2017)
  • Shadow SNP Leader of the House of Commons (since 20 Jun 2017)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Speaker's Committee for the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority (10 Nov 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) (10 Sep 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Chair, Scottish Affairs Committee (18 Jun 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission (15 Jun 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Shadow SNP Westminster Group Leader (Leader of the House of Commons) (20 May 2015 to 20 Jun 2017)
  • Member, Speaker's Advisory Committee on Works of Art (18 Nov 2010 to 9 Nov 2012)
  • Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Culture and Sport) (15 Jun 2010 to 20 May 2015)
  • Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Constitution) (15 Jun 2010 to 20 May 2015)
  • Member, Scottish Affairs Committee (24 Nov 2008 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Speaker's Advisory Committee on Works of Art (1 Jan 2008 to 6 May 2010)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Home Affairs) (10 Oct 2007 to 6 May 2010)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Justice) (10 Oct 2007 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Administration Committee (12 Jul 2005 to 24 Nov 2008)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Cabinet Office) (10 May 2005 to 10 Oct 2007)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (International Development) (10 May 2005 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Catering Committee (28 May 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Opposition Whip (Commons) (1 Jun 2001 to 1 Jun 2007)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Culture, Media and Sport) (10 May 2001 to 6 May 2010)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) (10 May 2001 to 5 May 2005)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Transport) (10 May 2001 to 5 May 2005)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 4 Mar 2019.

1. Employment and earnings
I receive royalty payments from EMI and from Ridge Records for my recorded works with Runrig, with whom I serve as an unremunerated director. Addresses: EMI House, 43 Brook Green, London W6 7EF and Ridge Records Limited, 1 York Street, Aberdeen AB11 5DL.
19 October 2018, received £1,393.72 for my recorded works from Ridge Records. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 08 November 2018)
I receive payments for my published works from the Performing Rights Society.
Fees received for appearing as part of Parliamentary rock band "MP4" on the Dave TV series ‘Unspun’ produced by Avalon Productions of 4A Exmoor St, London W10 6BD:
13 April 2018, received £1,800 for shows between 28 January and 24 March 2018. Hours: 13.5 hours (4.5 hours per week). (Registered 08 May 2018)
20 August 2018, received £740 for two live shows on 6 and 7 December 2017. Hours: 6 hrs. (Registered 03 September 2018)

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