Perth will be centre of cul­tural de­bate in House of Com­mons

The Courier & Advertiser (Perth and Perthshire Edition) - - NEWS -

Perth and North Perthshire MP Pete Wishart has been granted a House of Com­mons de­bate on Perth’s cul­tural con­tri­bu­tion ahead of the an­nounce­ment of the City of Cul­ture short­list.

Mr Wishart will lead the ad­journ­ment de­bate on Wed­nes­day, en­ti­tled Cul­tural con­tri­bu­tion of the city of Perth to the UK.

He said: “I am re­ally pleased to be tak­ing this to West­min­ster and to have the cul­tural con­tri­bu­tions of Perth high­lighted on the floor of the House of Com­mons.

“Such a great deal of work has al­ready gone into the UK City of Cul­ture bid and this is an ideal time to high­light our cul­tural con­tri­bu­tion, right be­fore the an­nounce­ment of the short­list.”

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