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Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs)

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Alexander Stewart

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

MSP for Mid Scotland and Fife (Region) 2016 - present day

About Alexander Stewart

Contact details

Contact at the Scottish Parliament

The Scottish Parliament
Edinburgh
EH99 1SP

Phone: 0131 348 6135
Text relay calls welcome.

Committees

Alexander is not a member of any committees

Cross-party groups

Alexander is not a member of any cross-party groups

Parliamentary and Government Roles

Alexander does not have any parliamentary or government roles

Party Roles

Alexander does not have any party roles

Previous roles

Alexander has had 9 previous roles

Previous roles in cross-party groups are not included in this list.

20 August 2020 - 04 May 2021

Equalities and Human Rights Committee

Member

20 August 2020 - 04 May 2021

Local Government and Communities Committee

Member

25 February 2020 - 20 August 2020

Standards Procedures and Public Appointments Committee

Member

25 February 2020 - 20 August 2020

Local Government and Communities Committee

Substitute Member

08 June 2016 - 25 February 2020

Local Government and Communities Committee

Member

06 September 2018 - 25 February 2020

Culture Tourism Europe and External Affairs Committee

Member

17 May 2018 - 06 September 2018

Culture Tourism Europe and External Relations Committee

Member

08 June 2016 - 17 May 2018

Standards Procedures and Public Appointments Committee

Member

09 March 2017 - 29 June 2017

Justice Committee

Substitute Member

Register of interests

Alexander's register of interests

MSPs must provide details of their financial interests in the Register of Interests. They make an initial statement on becoming or being returned as an MSP. This is then updated with any changes they provide.

Here is the register for Alexander Stewart. The date of their initial statement was .

Recent Activity

What was said

What Alexander Stewart has said in Parliament

These are the official transcripts of what was said by this MSP in the chamber and at committee meetings. You'll find the topic discussed and how many times this MSP has contributed to the discussion.

Chamber meeting date: 13 May 2021

Oaths and Affirmations

Alexander Stewart (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Con): "took the oath."

Chamber meeting date: 23 March 2021

Mossmorran Ethylene Plant (Independent Review)

Alexander Stewart (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Con): "SEPA has indicated that the plant now has a clear pathway to compliance, but the community is still sceptical, after years of disruption and misery that have been caused by failures and flaring…

Chamber meeting date: 23 March 2021

European Charter of Local Self-Government (Incorporation) (Scotland) Bill

Alexander Stewart (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Con): "I am delighted to close the debate on the European Charter of Local Self-Government (Incorporation) (Scotland) Bill for the Conservatives. Local democracy is fundamentally important to our society…

Equalities and Human Rights Committee meeting date: 18 March 2021

Human Rights

Alexander Stewart (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Con): "Good morning, cabinet secretary. I would like to touch on the human rights framework. In your opening statement, you talked about the task force report…

Chamber meeting date: 16 March 2021

United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (Incorporation) (Scotland) Bill: Stage 3

Alexander Stewart (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Con): "Amendments 49 and 50 are probing amendments. They seek to provide the Scottish Government with the opportunity to explain why it believes that including acts of the UK Parliament in section 19 is within the competence of the Scottish Parliament…

Votes

How Alexander Stewart has voted in Parliament

Find out how Alexander Stewart has voted recently.

Motion ref. S5M-24270

Dogs (Protection of Livestock) (Amendment) (Scotland) Bill

Submitted by: Emma Harper, South Scotland, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, March 2, 2021

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, March 24, 2021

Result 120 for, 0 against, 0 abstained, 9 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S5M-24292

Motion of No Confidence

Submitted by: Ruth Davidson, Edinburgh Central, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Thursday, March 4, 2021

Supported by: Jeremy Balfour, Bill Bowman, Miles Briggs, Alexander Burnett, Donald Cameron, Jackson Carlaw, Peter Chapman, Maurice Corry, Murdo Fraser, Maurice Golden, Jamie Greene, Jamie Halcro Johnston, Rachael Hamilton, Alison Harris, Liam Kerr, Gordon Lindhurst, Dean Lockhart, Tom Mason, Margaret Mitchell, Edward Mountain, Oliver Mundell, John Scott, Graham Simpson, Liz Smith, Alexander Stewart, Adam Tomkins, Annie Wells, Brian Whittle
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Tuesday, March 23, 2021

Result 31 for, 65 against, 27 abstained, 6 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S5M-24271

Tied Pubs (Scotland) Bill

Submitted by: Neil Bibby, West Scotland, Scottish Labour. Date lodged: Tuesday, March 2, 2021

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Tuesday, March 23, 2021

Result 111 for, 0 against, 0 abstained, 18 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S5M-24238

European Charter of Local Self-Government (Incorporation) (Scotland) Bill

Submitted by: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Independent. Date lodged: Thursday, February 25, 2021

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Tuesday, March 23, 2021

Result 114 for, 0 against, 0 abstained, 15 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S5M-24396.1

National Mission to Reduce Drug Deaths and Harms

Submitted by: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Wednesday, March 17, 2021

Supported by: Donald Cameron
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, March 18, 2021

Result 43 for, 69 against, 1 abstained, 16 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Defeated

Motions

Written questions

Written questions Alexander Stewart has submitted in Parliament

These are the questions that this MSP has asked the Scottish Government about its work. It also includes any answer to these questions.

Question ref. S5W-35774

Asked by: Stewart, Alexander, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 5 March 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what action it will take to tackle the production and sale of fake Valium pills, in light of reports of potentially lethal pills being sold in Fife as well as online."

Answered by: Humza Yousaf on 22 March 2021

Question ref. S5W-32353

Asked by: Stewart, Alexander, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 7 October 2020

"To ask the Scottish Government how many flu vaccinations there are in stocks to cover the NHS (a) Forth Valley, (b) Fife and (c) Tayside area, and whether these stocks are sufficient to provide a flu vaccination to everyone living in these areas who meets the necessary criteria."

Answered by: Mairi Gougeon on 19 March 2021

Question ref. S5W-35837

Asked by: Stewart, Alexander, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 8 March 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what procedures it has in place to ensure the political impartiality of all primary and secondary school teachers while they are conducting classes of all subjects."

Answered by: John Swinney on 17 March 2021

Question ref. S5W-35429

Asked by: Stewart, Alexander, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 22 February 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what progress is being made to ensure that no vulnerable people are excluded from the COVID-19 vaccine appointments list."

Answered by: Jeane Freeman on 11 March 2021

Question ref. S5W-35033

Asked by: Stewart, Alexander, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 8 February 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government, as it makes progress on thrombectomy provision in Scotland, whether it will provide an update on a) what plans it has to increase the rate of thrombolysis across the country (b) what the target thrombolysis rate is, and by when will this be achieved."

Answered by: Jeane Freeman on 25 February 2021

Question ref. S5W-35030

Asked by: Stewart, Alexander, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 8 February 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what obligations NHS boards have to ensure up-to-date guidelines are used to underpin the quality of the care provided to stroke patients, and how NHS boards have fulfilled these obligations in any absence of national stroke guidelines."

Answered by: Jeane Freeman on 25 February 2021

Question ref. S5W-35031

Asked by: Stewart, Alexander, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 8 February 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what obligations NHS boards have to provide rehabilitation to patients who become disabled as a result of a stroke; how NHS boards determine a programme of rehabilitation for each patient, and how patients who have had a stroke are able to know that they have received all the relevant treatment to achieve their…

Answered by: Jeane Freeman on 25 February 2021

Question ref. S5W-35032

Asked by: Stewart, Alexander, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 8 February 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on whether its Programme for Government has provided a definition for the "progressive Scottish stroke unit"; by what date patients who have had a stroke will be fully treated through stroke unit care, and how the "progressive Scottish stroke unit" (a) compares with current practice…

Answered by: Jeane Freeman on 25 February 2021

Question ref. S5W-35034

Asked by: Stewart, Alexander, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 8 February 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on whether the Royal College of Physicians (RCP) 2016 guidelines have been embedded into the treatment of stroke care; whether there are any areas of the guidelines where the evidence is not (a) robust in the Scottish environment and (b) relevant to patients in Scotland, and what its…

Answered by: Jeane Freeman on 25 February 2021

Question ref. S5W-35029

Asked by: Stewart, Alexander, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 8 February 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what plans it has to ensure that stroke patients receive care that is supported by up-to-date stroke guidelines, in a similar way to those used across the rest of the UK; by what date all stroke patients in Scotland will receive care in line with such guidelines, and what importance it places on ensuring that stroke…

Answered by: Jeane Freeman on 25 February 2021

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