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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.

Contact at local office

31 Canmore Street
Dunfermline
Fife
KY12 7NU

Phone: 01383 720530
Text relay calls welcome.

Committees

Cross-party groups

Alexander is a member of 7 cross-party groups

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Changing Places Toilets

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Heart and Circulatory Diseases

Co-Convener

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on LGBTI+

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Lung Health

Co-Convener

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Malawi

Co-Convener

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Scottish Showmen's Guild

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Stroke

Member

Parliamentary and Government Roles

Alexander does not have any parliamentary or government roles

Party Roles

Alexander has 5 party roles

Deputy Party Spokesperson on Employment

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Deputy Party Spokesperson on Equalities

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Deputy Party Spokesperson on Fair Work

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Deputy Party Spokesperson on Just Transition

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Deputy Party Spokesperson on Older People

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Previous roles

Alexander has had 11 previous roles

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

17 June 2021 - 25 May 2022

Equalities Human Rights and Civil Justice Committee

Member

17 June 2021 - 23 September 2021

Standards Procedures and Public Appointments Committee

Member

20 August 2020 - 04 May 2021

Local Government and Communities Committee

Member

20 August 2020 - 04 May 2021

Equalities and Human Rights Committee

Member

25 February 2020 - 20 August 2020

Local Government and Communities Committee

Substitute Member

25 February 2020 - 20 August 2020

Standards Procedures and Public Appointments Committee

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.

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: 1 February 2023

Electoral Reform

Alexander Stewart (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Con): "I am pleased to contribute to the debate, which, at its core, is about making our democracy fairer, more inclusive and more transparent…

Chamber meeting date: 31 January 2023

Retail Sector (Empty Shops)

2. Alexander Stewart (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Con): "To ask the Scottish Government what its response is to a recent study conducted by the Scottish Retail Consortium, which found that one in six shops are lying empty in Scotland. (S6T-01146)"

Chamber meeting date: 31 January 2023

Brexit and Workers’ Rights

Alexander Stewart (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Con): "I am sorry; it is me."

Chamber meeting date: 31 January 2023

Youth Vaping

Alexander Stewart (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Con): "I am pleased to be able to contribute, and I thank Siobhian Brown for bringing this important debate to the chamber…

Chamber meeting date: 26 January 2023

Holocaust Memorial Day 2023

Alexander Stewart (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Con): "I am very pleased to speak in support of this important motion, and I thank Fergus Ewing for bringing the debate to the chamber today…

Votes

How Alexander Stewart has voted in Parliament

Find out how Alexander Stewart has voted recently.

Motion ref. S6M-07727

Budget (Scotland) (No. 2) Bill

Submitted by: John Swinney, Perthshire North, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Supported by: George Adam, Tom Arthur, Richard Lochhead, Ivan McKee, Lorna Slater, Nicola Sturgeon
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, February 2, 2023

Result 68 for, 56 against, 0 abstained, 5 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-07710.2

Three Years On - Brexit and Workers’ Rights

Submitted by: Sarah Boyack, Lothian, Scottish Labour. Date lodged: Monday, January 30, 2023

Supported by: Paul Sweeney
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Result 24 for, 96 against, 0 abstained, 9 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6M-07710

Three Years On - Brexit and Workers’ Rights

Submitted by: Richard Lochhead, Moray, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Monday, January 30, 2023

Supported by: Tom Arthur, Ivan McKee, John Swinney
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Result 90 for, 30 against, 0 abstained, 9 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-07734.1

Revision to Business Programme

Submitted by: Russell Findlay, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Supported by: Alexander Burnett, Murdo Fraser, Meghan Gallacher, Pam Gosal, Rachael Hamilton, Craig Hoy, Stephen Kerr, Douglas Ross, Sue Webber, Tess White
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Result 51 for, 67 against, 0 abstained, 11 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6M-07735.1

Business Programme

Submitted by: Stephen Kerr, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Supported by: Finlay Carson, Sharon Dowey, Murdo Fraser, Jamie Greene, Jamie Halcro Johnston, Craig Hoy, Liam Kerr, Roz McCall, Liz Smith, Sue Webber
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Result 54 for, 66 against, 0 abstained, 9 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Defeated

Motions

Questions

Questions Alexander Stewart has asked

These are the questions that this MSP has asked in Parliament. It also includes any answer to those questions.

Question ref. S6W-14039

Asked by: Stewart, Alexander, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 18 January 2023

"To ask the Scottish Government what research it has collected on the potential impact of long-term use of e-cigarettes on the lungs of people with lung conditions."

Answered by Maree Todd on 31 January 2023

Question ref. S6W-14034

Asked by: Stewart, Alexander, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 18 January 2023

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide a breakdown of progress made regarding each of the commitments of the Respiratory Care Action Plan according to those (a) achieved, (b) in progress and (c) not yet started."

Answered by Maree Todd on 31 January 2023

Question ref. S6W-14032

Asked by: Stewart, Alexander, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 18 January 2023

"To ask the Scottish Government what progress it has made on implementing the commitments of the Respiratory Care Action Plan."

Answered by Maree Todd on 31 January 2023

Question ref. S6W-14038

Asked by: Stewart, Alexander, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 18 January 2023

"To ask the Scottish Government what progress it has made in updating the Tobacco Action Plan, and on what dates the (a) external and (b) internal working groups met to discuss the new Tobacco Action Plan."

Answered by Maree Todd on 31 January 2023

Question ref. S6W-14033

Asked by: Stewart, Alexander, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 18 January 2023

"To ask the Scottish Government when the (a) Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Care and (b) Minister for Public Health, Women’s Health and Sport last met with (i) the chair of the Scottish Respiratory Advisory Committee and (ii) lead clinicians involved in the implementation of the Respiratory Care Action Plan."

Answered by Maree Todd on 31 January 2023

Question ref. S6T-01146

Asked by: Stewart, Alexander, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 30 January 2023

"To ask the Scottish Government what its response is to a recent study conducted by the Scottish Retail Consortium, which found that one in six shops are lying empty in Scotland."

Taken in the Chamber on 31 January 2023

Question ref. S6W-14037

Asked by: Stewart, Alexander, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 18 January 2023

"To ask the Scottish Government what discussions it has had with (a) the UK Government and (a) other devolved governments regarding the (i) marketing, (ii) availability (including flavouring) and (iii) packaging of vaping and e-cigarette products."

Answered by Maree Todd on 30 January 2023

Question ref. S6W-14316

Asked by: Stewart, Alexander, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 26 January 2023

"To ask the Scottish Government for what reason it permits the shooting of wildfowl within 10 yards of locations where birds fly in to roost."

Answer expected on 9 February 2023

Question ref. S6W-14315

Asked by: Stewart, Alexander, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 26 January 2023

"To ask the Scottish Government for what reason it permits the shooting of wildfowl from locations immediately next to public footpaths."

Answer expected on 9 February 2023

Question ref. S6W-14317

Asked by: Stewart, Alexander, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 26 January 2023

"To ask the Scottish Government for what reason shooting is permitted at, or adjacent to, sites that have statutory protection, such as National Nature Reserves, Sites of Special Scientific Interest and Local Nature Reserves."

Answer expected on 9 February 2023

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