Pete Wishart MP

Pete Wishart is the Scottish National Party MP for Perth and North Perthshire, and has been an MP continuously since 7 June 2001. He currently undertakes the role of Shadow SNP Leader of the House of Commons.

Parliamentary career

Find out about the Parliamentary career of Pete Wishart, including posts and roles held.

Current

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Representation

Party affiliation

Opposition post

Shadow SNP Leader of the House of Commons
Opposition Department
1 February 2021 - Present
Commons

Committee memberships

Liaison Committee (Commons)
20 May 2020 - Present
Commons
Scottish Affairs Committee
27 January 2020 - Present
Commons
Scottish Affairs Committee
Chaired
27 January 2020 - Present
Commons
House of Commons Commission
15 May 2019 - Present
Commons
Members Estimate
15 May 2019 - Present
Commons

Previous

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Representations

North Tayside
Elected 1 time
7 June 2001 - 5 May 2005
Commons

Opposition posts

Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Cabinet Office)
Opposition Department
7 January 2020 - 1 February 2021
Commons
Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Constitution)
Opposition Department
20 June 2017 - 1 February 2021
Commons
Shadow SNP Leader of the House of Commons
Opposition Department
20 June 2017 - 7 January 2020
Commons
Shadow SNP Westminster Group Leader (Leader of the House of Commons)
Opposition Department
20 May 2015 - 20 June 2017
Commons
Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Culture and Sport)
Opposition Department
15 June 2010 - 20 May 2015
Commons
Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Constitution)
Opposition Department
15 June 2010 - 20 May 2015
Commons
Shadow Spokesperson (Home Affairs)
Home Office
10 October 2007 - 6 May 2010
Commons
Shadow Spokesperson (Justice)
Ministry of Justice
10 October 2007 - 6 May 2010
Commons
Shadow Spokesperson (Cabinet Office)
Cabinet Office
10 May 2005 - 10 October 2007
Commons
Shadow Spokesperson (International Development)
Department for International Development
10 May 2005 - 6 May 2010
Commons
Opposition Whip (Commons)
Whips Office (Commons)
1 June 2001 - 1 June 2007
Shadow Spokesperson (Culture, Media and Sport)
Department for Culture, Media and Sport
10 May 2001 - 6 May 2010
Shadow Spokesperson (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs)
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
10 May 2001 - 5 May 2005
Shadow Spokesperson (Transport)
Department for Transport
10 May 2001 - 5 May 2005

Committee memberships

Liaison Committee Sub-committee on the effectiveness and influence of the select committee system
13 February 2019 - 6 November 2019
Commons
Liaison Committee (Commons)
6 November 2017 - 6 November 2019
Commons
Scottish Affairs Committee
12 July 2017 - 6 November 2019
Commons
Scottish Affairs Committee
Chaired
12 July 2017 - 6 November 2019
Commons
Speaker's Committee for the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority
10 November 2015 - 3 May 2017
Commons
Liaison Committee (Commons)
10 September 2015 - 3 May 2017
Commons
Scottish Affairs Committee
18 June 2015 - 3 May 2017
Commons
Scottish Affairs Committee
Chaired
18 June 2015 - 3 May 2017
Commons
Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission
15 June 2015 - 3 May 2017
Commons
Speaker's Advisory Committee on Works of Art
18 November 2010 - 9 November 2012
Commons
Scottish Affairs Committee
24 November 2008 - 6 May 2010
Commons
Administration Committee
12 July 2005 - 24 November 2008
Commons