David Stewart MSP

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David Stewart MSP

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

David is a member of the following Committees:

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

Parliamentary Activities

Appointed Member of the Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body

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Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee 28 June 2016 : 28 June 2016


David Stewart

The SNP manifesto talked about setting up a new land agency to be called land Scotland. What is the timetable for setting it up and what will the impact be on org...



Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee 28 June 2016 : 28 June 2016


David Stewart

Clearly, prevention is better than cure. I am concerned that England has 100 per cent coverage but Scotland does not.



Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee 28 June 2016 : 28 June 2016


David Stewart

There is a problem with parts of Scotland—particularly Moray—that have a high risk of flooding. High density radar predicts bad weather patterns. I know from when...



Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee 28 June 2016 : 28 June 2016


David Stewart

Thank you. I do not expect you to have an answer to my final question, but you will recall that I have an interest in the Met Office, which, as you know, has a sy...



Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee 28 June 2016 : 28 June 2016


David Stewart

How important is mitigation, such as, in forestry, the development of flood banks?



Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee 28 June 2016 : 28 June 2016


David Stewart

I will ask two quick questions because I am conscious of the time. Do you also recognise the important role that farmers and land managers have in flood prevention?



Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee 28 June 2016 : 28 June 2016


David Stewart

I read just before the meeting that about 200,000 Scots and 2 million people in the UK are at risk of pluvial—or surface—flooding. Do you recognise the scale of t...



Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee 28 June 2016 : 28 June 2016


David Stewart

I will ask a wider question. I take the point that the cabinet secretary is not responsible for house building or planning, but under corporate planning currently...



Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee 28 June 2016 : 28 June 2016


David Stewart

Clearly, flooding is a vitally important issue and a real concern, as a by-product of climate change. What lessons has anyone in the Government learned from the flooding that occurred in Dec...



Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee 28 June 2016 : 28 June 2016


David Stewart

Cabinet secretary, you are right to say that this is an exciting devolution, particularly for the island authorities. I have had quite extensive discussions with ...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-00607.1: Gender and the Workplace (Annie Wells)
Meeting Date: 29/06/2016
Result - For: 30, Against: 93 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-00601.1: Implications of the EU Referendum for Scotland (Ruth Davidson)
Meeting Date: 28/06/2016
Result - For: 34, Against: 68 Abstain: 21
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AbstainDefeated
S5M-00601: Implications of the EU Referendum for Scotland (Nicola Sturgeon)
Meeting Date: 28/06/2016
Result - For: 92, Against: 0 Abstain: 31
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ForCarried
S5M-00467.3: The Best Start in Life for Scotland's Children (Daniel Johnson)
Meeting Date: 16/06/2016
Result - For: 29, Against: 59 Abstain: 29
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ForDefeated
S5M-00467.4: The Best Start in Life for Scotland's Children (Donald Cameron)
Meeting Date: 16/06/2016
Result - For: 33, Against: 84 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-00467: The Best Start in Life for Scotland's Children (Aileen Campbell)
Meeting Date: 16/06/2016
Result - For: 88, Against: 0 Abstain: 29
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ForCarried
S5M-00431.1: The Contributions of Colleges and Universities to Scotland’s Success (Liz Smith)
Meeting Date: 15/06/2016
Result - For: 29, Against: 95 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-00431.2: The Contributions of Colleges and Universities to Scotland’s Success (Iain Gray)
Meeting Date: 15/06/2016
Result - For: 33, Against: 91 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-00431: The Contributions of Colleges and Universities to Scotland’s Success (Shirley-Anne Somerville)
Meeting Date: 15/06/2016
Result - For: 95, Against: 29 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-00448.3: The Economy (Keith Brown)
Meeting Date: 15/06/2016
Result - For: 66, Against: 58 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried

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Motion S5M-00988: David Stewart, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 10/08/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-00966: David Stewart, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 08/08/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-00930: David Stewart, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 03/08/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-00865: David Stewart, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 27/07/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-00820: David Stewart, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 19/07/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-00814: David Stewart, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 19/07/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-00813: David Stewart, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 19/07/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-00797: David Stewart, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 15/07/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-00673: David Stewart, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 01/07/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-00457: David Stewart, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 14/06/2016 Show Full Motion >>
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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-01998: David Stewart, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 17/08/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-01999: David Stewart, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 17/08/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-01323: David Stewart, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 07/07/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-01319: David Stewart, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 07/07/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-01317: David Stewart, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 07/07/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-01318: David Stewart, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 07/07/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-01265: David Stewart, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 06/07/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-01264: David Stewart, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 06/07/2016 Show Full Question >>

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