David Stewart MSP

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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 21 June 2017 [Draft] : 21 dhen Ògmhios 2017


David Stewart (Highlands and Islands) (Lab)

I rise to oppose the SSI before us. As the Scottish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals has made clear, the tail docking of dogs in Scotland was banned in 2007 under the Animal ...



Meeting of the Parliament 21 June 2017 [Draft] : 21 dhen Ògmhios 2017


David Stewart

Five per cent of the population of Scotland has diabetes, and there has been a 25 per cent increase in diagnoses since 2008. Diabetes costs the national health se...



Meeting of the Parliament 21 June 2017 [Draft] : 21 dhen Ògmhios 2017


7. David Stewart (Highlands and Islands) (Lab)

To ask the Scottish Government what initiatives it is supporting to tackle obesity and type 2 diabetes. (S5O-01141)



Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee 20 June 2017 [Draft] : 20 dhen Ògmhios 2017


David Stewart

I am very conscious of the time, convener, but, finally, do any of the panel members have any concerns about the enforcement of European directives in future if w...



Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee 20 June 2017 [Draft] : 20 dhen Ògmhios 2017


David Stewart

You will have heard my question to the previous panel. What assessment have you all made of the possible effects of Brexit? Have you set up contingency plans to c...



Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee 20 June 2017 [Draft] : 20 dhen Ògmhios 2017


David Stewart

I take Rebecca Walker’s point that, in Scotland and the UK, we are capable of developing best practice on the environment, and there have been lots of examples ab...



Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee 20 June 2017 [Draft] : 20 dhen Ògmhios 2017


David Stewart

Has SEPA developed contingency plans for enforcement in case we withdraw from the European Court of Justice? I take your point that there is Scottish and UK legis...



Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee 20 June 2017 [Draft] : 20 dhen Ògmhios 2017


David Stewart

A big-picture issue that concerns me is about European directives and enforcement. The European Court of Justice is the body that guards the guards. Enforcement o...



Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee 20 June 2017 [Draft] : 20 dhen Ògmhios 2017


David Stewart

None of us can foresee the future with regard to the negotiations, but I assume that we might import more from non-EU countries, so there might be a big issue with plastics, for example. We ...



Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee 20 June 2017 [Draft] : 20 dhen Ògmhios 2017


David Stewart (Highlands and Islands) (Lab)

I have a general question. What risks and opportunities does Brexit pose for Scotland’s zero waste plans? 11:30  

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
SP Bill 1: Limitation (Childhood Abuse) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 1
Meeting Date: 22/06/2017
Result - For: 50, Against: 65 Abstain: 0
ForDefeated
S5M-06201: Limitation (Childhood Abuse) (Scotland) Bill (Annabelle Ewing)
Meeting Date: 22/06/2017
Result - For: 115, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-06186.4: Agriculture (Fergus Ewing)
Meeting Date: 21/06/2017
Result - For: 61, Against: 57 Abstain: 6
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AgainstCarried
S5M-06186.1: Agriculture (Rhoda Grant)
Meeting Date: 21/06/2017
Result - For: 57, Against: 61 Abstain: 6
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ForDefeated
S5M-06186: Agriculture (Peter Chapman)
Meeting Date: 21/06/2017
Result - For: 80, Against: 36 Abstain: 8
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ForCarried
S5M-06257: Approval of SSI (Joe FitzPatrick)
Meeting Date: 21/06/2017
Result - For: 86, Against: 29 Abstain: 9
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AgainstCarried
SP Bill 3: Air Departure Tax (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 1A
Meeting Date: 20/06/2017
Result - For: 29, Against: 86 Abstain: 0
ForDefeated
SP Bill 3: Air Departure Tax (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 1B
Meeting Date: 20/06/2017
Result - For: 30, Against: 85 Abstain: 0
ForDefeated
SP Bill 3: Air Departure Tax (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 1C
Meeting Date: 20/06/2017
Result - For: 30, Against: 87 Abstain: 0
ForDefeated
S5M-06164: Air Departure Tax (Scotland) Bill (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 20/06/2017
Result - For: 108, Against: 11 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried

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Motion S5M-06311: David Stewart, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 22/06/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-06258: David Stewart, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 20/06/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-06234: David Stewart, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 20/06/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-06167: David Stewart, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 19/06/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-06002: David Stewart, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 06/06/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-06003: David Stewart, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 06/06/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-06004: David Stewart, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 06/06/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-05789: David Stewart, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 24/05/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-05459: David Stewart, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 04/05/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-05444: David Stewart, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 03/05/2017 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5O-01165: David Stewart, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 20/06/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-01141: David Stewart, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 12/06/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-09602: David Stewart, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 05/06/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-09601: David Stewart, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 05/06/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-09603: David Stewart, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 05/06/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-09452: David Stewart, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 24/05/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-09230: David Stewart, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 15/05/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-09195: David Stewart, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 10/05/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-09194: David Stewart, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 10/05/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-09193: David Stewart, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 10/05/2017 Show Full Question >>

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