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Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs)

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Kevin Stewart

Scottish National Party

MSP for Aberdeen Central (Constituency) 2011 - present day

About Kevin Stewart

Contact details

Contact online

Facebook: Kevin's facebook

Contact at the Scottish Parliament

The Scottish Parliament
Edinburgh
EH99 1SP

Phone: 01224 624719
Text relay calls welcome.

Contact at local office

1 Pitstruan Place
Aberdeen
AB10 6PQ

Phone: 01224 624 719
Text relay calls welcome.

Committees

Cross-party groups

Kevin is not a member of any cross-party groups

Parliamentary and Government Roles

Kevin does not have any parliamentary or government roles

Party Roles

Kevin does not have any party roles

Previous roles

Kevin has had 13 previous roles

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

29 March 2023 - 06 June 2023

Minister for Transport

Scottish Government

19 May 2021 - 29 March 2023

Minister for Mental Wellbeing and Social Care

Scottish Government

26 June 2018 - 19 May 2021

Minister for Local Government, Housing and Planning

Scottish Government

19 May 2016 - 26 June 2018

Minister for Local Government and Housing

Scottish Government

26 September 2012 - 23 March 2016

conveners group

Member

09 January 2015 - 23 March 2016

Parliamentary Liaison Officer to the First Minister

Scottish Government

13 March 2013 - 23 March 2016

Justice SubCommittee on Policing

Member

26 September 2012 - 23 March 2016

Local Government and Regeneration Committee

Convener

25 January 2012 - 23 March 2016

Welfare Reform Committee

Member

23 February 2012 - 01 October 2012

Parliamentary Liaison Officer to the Minister for Youth Employment

Scottish Government

15 June 2011 - 26 September 2012

Local Government and Regeneration Committee

Deputy Convener

23 June 2011 - 23 February 2012

Public Petitions Committee

Substitute Member

01 June 2011 - 15 June 2011

Local Government and Regeneration Committee

Member

Register of interests

Kevin'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 Kevin 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: 22 February 2024

Parole Board for Scotland

3. Kevin Stewart (Aberdeen Central) (SNP): "To ask the Scottish Government what plans it has to review the operations of the Parole Board for Scotland. (S6O-03112)"

Chamber meeting date: 22 February 2024

Oil and Gas Licences

Kevin Stewart (Aberdeen Central) (SNP): "I welcome the First Minister’s visit to Aberdeen this week and the engagement that he has had with the oil and gas sector. Will that engagement with the oil and gas sector continue—Laughter."

Chamber meeting date: 22 February 2024

Grangemouth Oil Refinery

Kevin Stewart (Aberdeen Central) (SNP): "The head of the International Air Transport Association, Willie Walsh, warned recently that sites such as Grangemouth cannot produce sustainable aviation fuel due to regulatory barriers imposed by the UK Government…

Chamber meeting date: 20 February 2024

Social Security

Kevin Stewart (Aberdeen Central) (SNP): "Does the cabinet secretary agree that Labour’s “No change” attitude is immensely detrimental to the people of Scotland, especially when that party will not commit to getting rid of the rape clause and the two-child cap?"

Chamber meeting date: 20 February 2024

Gas and Electricity Standing Charges

Kevin Stewart (Aberdeen Central) (SNP): "I thank Mr MacDonald for bringing this debate to the chamber. Standing charges are a regressive tax on ordinary folk. The ability to pay does not matter…

Votes

How Kevin Stewart has voted in Parliament

Find out how Kevin Stewart has voted recently.

Motion ref. S6M-12252

Scottish Rate Resolution

Submitted by: Shona Robison, Dundee City East, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, February 20, 2024

Supported by: George Adam, Tom Arthur, Joe FitzPatrick
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, February 22, 2024

Result 62 for, 54 against, 0 abstained, 13 did not vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-12248

Regulation of Legal Services (Scotland) Bill

Submitted by: Siobhian Brown, Ayr, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, February 20, 2024

Supported by: Angela Constance
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, February 22, 2024

Result 62 for, 29 against, 25 abstained, 13 did not vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-12215

Crisis in NHS Dentistry

Submitted by: Willie Rennie, North East Fife, Scottish Liberal Democrats. Date lodged: Monday, February 19, 2024

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, February 21, 2024

Result 84 for, 32 against, 0 abstained, 13 did not vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-12215.1

Crisis in NHS Dentistry

Submitted by: Paul Sweeney, Glasgow, Scottish Labour. Date lodged: Tuesday, February 20, 2024

Supported by: Carol Mochan
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, February 21, 2024

Result 85 for, 31 against, 0 abstained, 13 did not vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-12214

Improving Access to Primary Care

Submitted by: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats. Date lodged: Monday, February 19, 2024

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, February 21, 2024

Result 63 for, 53 against, 0 abstained, 13 did not vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motions

Questions

Questions Kevin Stewart has asked

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

Question ref. S6O-03124

Asked by: Stewart, Kevin, Aberdeen Central, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 21 February 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government what support it provides to Aberdeen's festivals."

Taken in the Chamber on 28 February 2024

Question ref. S6O-03112

Asked by: Stewart, Kevin, Aberdeen Central, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 14 February 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government what plans it has to review the operations of the Parole Board for Scotland."

Taken in the Chamber on 22 February 2024

Question ref. S6W-24806

Asked by: Stewart, Kevin, Aberdeen Central, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 25 January 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government, in light of the reported contribution of international students to Scottish universities and the wider economy in Scotland, what specific assessment it has conducted to understand any potential impact of new UK visa restrictions, in relation to family members accompanying students."

Answered by Graeme Dey on 8 February 2024

Question ref. S6W-24805

Asked by: Stewart, Kevin, Aberdeen Central, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 25 January 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government, in light of any potential disproportionate impact of UK visa restrictions, in relation to family members accompanying students, on students with children, what specific assessment it has conducted to understand any (a) gendered implications of these restrictions for students in Scotland and (b) potential effects on…

Answered by Graeme Dey on 8 February 2024

Question ref. S6W-24810

Asked by: Stewart, Kevin, Aberdeen Central, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 25 January 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government, in light of any potential challenges faced by universities and students impacted by new UK visa restrictions, in relation to family members accompanying students, what steps it is taking to support universities in Scotland to (a) adapt to the new restrictions and (b) provide information and guidance to affected…

Answered by Graeme Dey on 8 February 2024

Question ref. S6W-24808

Asked by: Stewart, Kevin, Aberdeen Central, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 25 January 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government, in light of new UK visa restrictions, in relation to family members accompanying students, and any potential negative impact on student wellbeing and academic success as a result of family separation, whether it is considering any measures or support programmes to mitigate any such impact, to ensure that the reported…

Answered by Graeme Dey on 8 February 2024

Question ref. S6W-24809

Asked by: Stewart, Kevin, Aberdeen Central, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 25 January 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government, in light of any potential disproportionate impact of UK visa restrictions, in relation to family members accompanying students, on certain nationalities, and the reported importance of attracting diverse talent to Scottish universities, whether it has had any discussions with the UK Government to advocate for…

Answered by Graeme Dey on 8 February 2024

Question ref. S6W-24807

Asked by: Stewart, Kevin, Aberdeen Central, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 25 January 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government, in light of the reported contribution of international students to modern languages at Scottish universities, what specific assessment it has conducted to understand any potential impact of new UK visa restrictions, in relation to family members accompanying students, on students studying modern languages at Scottish…

Answered by Graeme Dey on 8 February 2024

Question ref. S6W-24811

Asked by: Stewart, Kevin, Aberdeen Central, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 25 January 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government what mechanisms are in place to monitor any impact of UK visa restrictions, in relation to family members accompanying students, on (a) student enrolment, (b) university finances and (c) the wider economy, in order to understand any long-term effect of the policy in Scotland."

Answered by Graeme Dey on 8 February 2024

Question ref. S6O-03051

Asked by: Stewart, Kevin, Aberdeen Central, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 24 January 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government what action it is taking to tackle the potential harm of gambling to individuals, families and communities."

Taken in the Chamber on 1 February 2024

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