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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Meeting of the Parliament 10 December 2019 [Draft] : 10 dhen Dùbhlachd 2019


David Stewart (Highlands and Islands) (Lab)

As we have heard, human rights defenders are on the front line of conflict. In fighting against human rights abuses, they put their lives and safety at risk to pr...



Meeting of the Parliament 05 December 2019 : 05 dhen Dùbhlachd 2019


David Stewart

Did the minister feel when he was curling that it was a bit like his political career, in that he was on thin ice for much of the time?



Meeting of the Parliament 05 December 2019 : 05 dhen Dùbhlachd 2019


David Stewart

I strongly agree: I was going to mention Brian Whittle’s speech. It is also important that we avoid labelling. I think that Brian Whittle is making that point.

Meeting of the Parliament 05 December 2019 : 05 dhen Dùbhlachd 2019


David Stewart (Highlands and Islands) (Lab)

This has been an excellent debate, with thoughtful and considered speeches by members from across Parliament. My only disappointment is that the debate was schedu...



Meeting of the Parliament 05 December 2019 : 05 dhen Dùbhlachd 2019


David Stewart (Highlands and Islands) (Lab)

The First Minister will be well aware that positron emission tomography scanners are a vital tool in cancer treatment, but those scanners are all concentrated sou...



Meeting of the Parliament 05 December 2019 : 05 dhen Dùbhlachd 2019


David Stewart (Highlands and Islands) (Lab)

I endorse Mr Mason’s concerns. Will the minister again examine the supply and availability of medium and low secure facilities for those with serious mental healt...



Meeting of the Parliament 04 December 2019 [Draft] : 04 dhen Dùbhlachd 2019


David Stewart

I agree with the member. What about the concept of island proofing? It...



Meeting of the Parliament 04 December 2019 [Draft] : 04 dhen Dùbhlachd 2019


David Stewart (Highlands and Islands) (Lab)

As we approach the festive season, I congratulate Gail Ross on bringing to the chamber this evening’s appropriate debate on unfair delivery charges, and I congrat...



Health and Sport Committee 03 December 2019 [Draft] : 03 dhen Dùbhlachd 2019


David Stewart

Sure. I realise that the state hospital is in a unique situation. From speaking to territorial boards, I understand that a key factor is regionalisation, which in...



Health and Sport Committee 03 December 2019 [Draft] : 03 dhen Dùbhlachd 2019


David Stewart

Thank you for that honest and open answer. You mentioned that your board meetings are going to be held outwith Carstairs, which seems sensible. I assume that you ...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-20110.1: Achieving a Fairer Scotland (Jeremy Balfour)
Meeting Date: 04/12/2019
Result - For: 18, Against: 74 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-20110.3: Achieving a Fairer Scotland (Pauline McNeill)
Meeting Date: 04/12/2019
Result - For: 70, Against: 21 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-20110.2: Achieving a Fairer Scotland (Alison Johnstone)
Meeting Date: 04/12/2019
Result - For: 23, Against: 69 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-20110: Achieving a Fairer Scotland (Aileen Campbell)
Meeting Date: 04/12/2019
Result - For: 70, Against: 22 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-20049: Scottish Elections (Franchise and Representation) Bill (Michael Russell)
Meeting Date: 28/11/2019
Result - For: 63, Against: 18 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-19967.2: TV Licences for over 75s (Rachael Hamilton)
Meeting Date: 21/11/2019
Result - For: 18, Against: 54 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedDefeated
S5M-19967.1: TV Licences for over 75s (Claire Baker)
Meeting Date: 21/11/2019
Result - For: 54, Against: 18 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-19967: TV Licences for over 75s (Fiona Hyslop)
Meeting Date: 21/11/2019
Result - For: 54, Against: 18 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-19939.3: Universal Credit (Shirley-Anne Somerville)
Meeting Date: 20/11/2019
Result - For: 65, Against: 46 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-19939.2: Universal Credit (Michelle Ballantyne)
Meeting Date: 20/11/2019
Result - For: 24, Against: 87 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated

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EventIdTypeSub TypeMSP NameParty NameConstituencyRegionTitleItemTextFormattedAnswer DateAnswerStatusIdExpectedAnswerDateAnsweredByMspApprovedDateSubmissionDateMeetingDateProductionStatusIdRecordStatusIdStatus DateOnBehalfOfConsideredForMembersBusinessCrossPartySupportRegisteredInterestSupportCountSupportDateIsEventLinkCurrentMinister
Motion S5M-20154: David Stewart, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 04/12/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-19918: David Stewart, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 18/11/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-19776: David Stewart, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 07/11/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-19698: David Stewart, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 01/11/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-19252: David Stewart, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 03/10/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-17976: David Stewart, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 26/06/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-17862: David Stewart, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 20/06/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-17634: David Stewart, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 10/06/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-17034.1: David Stewart, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 24/04/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16710.1: David Stewart, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 02/04/2019 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5W-26537: David Stewart, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 26/11/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-26505: David Stewart, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 22/11/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-26506: David Stewart, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 22/11/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-26469: David Stewart, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 20/11/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-26468: David Stewart, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 20/11/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-26470: David Stewart, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 20/11/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-26471: David Stewart, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 20/11/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-26445: David Stewart, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 19/11/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-26414: David Stewart, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 15/11/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-26413: David Stewart, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 15/11/2019 Show Full Question >>

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