David Stewart MSP

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  • Member for: Highlands and Islands
  • Region: Ar
  • Party: Scottish Labour

David is a member of the following Committees:

David is a member of the following Cross-Party Groups:

Parliamentary Activities

Member of the Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body
Member of the Conveners Group

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Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee 20 September 2016 [Draft] : 20 dhen t-Sultain 2016


David Stewart

Thank you, convener. Yes, I do, and I thank the committee for their faith. [Laught...



Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee 20 September 2016 [Draft] : 20 dhen t-Sultain 2016


David Stewart

I have a quick final question, as time is against us. I want to ask the panel about best practice. In the previous parliamentary session, I went to Holland where I was shown round a consolid...



Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee 20 September 2016 [Draft] : 20 dhen t-Sultain 2016


David Stewart

I want to talk about the other side of the coin. The panel will be aware that there is a Government trial to increase HGV speeds from 40mph to 50mph on the A9 in ...



Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee 20 September 2016 [Draft] : 20 dhen t-Sultain 2016


David Stewart

You have predicted my next question. You appear to say that modal shift is a combination of the carrot and the stick with a bit of psychology. Last week, I told t...



Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee 20 September 2016 [Draft] : 20 dhen t-Sultain 2016


David Stewart (Highlands and Islands) (Lab)

The panellists will know that 28 per cent of our emissions come from transport. Tom Rye highlighted transport issues earlier. Ho...



Meeting of the Parliament 20 September 2016 [Draft] : 20 dhen t-Sultain 2016


David Stewart (Highlands and Islands) (Lab)

I welcome Mike Russell to his new post and I wish him well in his negotiations with Westminster.



Meeting of the Parliament 15 September 2016 [Draft] : 15 dhen t-Sultain 2016


David Stewart (Highlands and Islands) (Lab)

Does the First Minister share my view that the holy grail of land reform must be an open and transparent land register? Does she agree with my analysis that that ...



Meeting of the Parliament 14 September 2016 [Draft] : 14 dhen t-Sultain 2016


David Stewart (Highlands and Islands) (Lab)

Does the cabinet secretary share my view that the holy grail of land reform must be a fully open and transparent land register? That means no front companies, no shady shell PLCs and no mult...



Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee 13 September 2016 [Draft] : 13 dhen t-Sultain 2016


David Stewart

I will make just a couple of points. I am an ex-trustee, and I sat on the Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body last session. I was, in effect, on the employer si...



Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee 13 September 2016 [Draft] : 13 dhen t-Sultain 2016


David Stewart

You talked about asking whether a journey is necessary. How important is videoconferencing for the Parliament’s staff? The committees are geared up for that as a ...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-01669.2: Securing the Interests of Scotland’s Rural Economy Following the EU Referendum (Peter Chapman)
Meeting Date: 27/09/2016
Result - For: 31, Against: 87 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-01669.1: Securing the Interests of Scotland’s Rural Economy Following the EU Referendum (Rhoda Grant)
Meeting Date: 27/09/2016
Result - For: 83, Against: 35 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-01669: Securing the Interests of Scotland’s Rural Economy Following the EU Referendum (Fergus Ewing)
Meeting Date: 27/09/2016
Result - For: 83, Against: 35 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-01580.1: Reforming Local Taxation (Murdo Fraser)
Meeting Date: 22/09/2016
Result - For: 64, Against: 63 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-01580.2: Reforming Local Taxation (Jackie Baillie)
Meeting Date: 22/09/2016
Result - For: 34, Against: 93 Abstain: 0
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S5M-01580.3: Reforming Local Taxation (Andy Wightman)
Meeting Date: 22/09/2016
Result - For: 6, Against: 121 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-01580: Reforming Local Taxation (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 22/09/2016
Result - For: 63, Against: 63 Abstain: 0, Casting Vote: Against
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ForDefeated
S5M-01554.4: NHS Scotland Staffing Crisis (Shona Robison)
Meeting Date: 21/09/2016
Result - For: 62, Against: 55 Abstain: 6
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AgainstCarried
S5M-01554: NHS Scotland Staffing Crisis (Donald Cameron)
Meeting Date: 21/09/2016
Result - For: 62, Against: 54 Abstain: 6
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AgainstCarried
S5M-01531.1: Scotland’s Economy, Responding to the EU Referendum (Murdo Fraser)
Meeting Date: 20/09/2016
Result - For: 29, Against: 88 Abstain: 0
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Motion S5M-01668: David Stewart, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 26/09/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-01648: David Stewart, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 23/09/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-01615: David Stewart, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 21/09/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-01565: David Stewart, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 20/09/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-01463: David Stewart, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 15/09/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-01464: David Stewart, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 15/09/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-01445: David Stewart, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 14/09/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-01411: David Stewart, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 12/09/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-01339: David Stewart, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 07/09/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-01251: David Stewart, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 01/09/2016 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5W-03118: David Stewart, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 22/09/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-03119: David Stewart, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 22/09/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-02716: David Stewart, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 13/09/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-02478: David Stewart, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 08/09/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-02479: David Stewart, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 08/09/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-02480: David Stewart, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 08/09/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-02130: David Stewart, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 23/08/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-02129: David Stewart, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 23/08/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-01999: David Stewart, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 17/08/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-01998: David Stewart, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 17/08/2016 Show Full Question >>

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