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Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs)

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Alexander Stewart

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

MSP for Mid Scotland and Fife (Region) 2016 - present day

About Alexander Stewart

Contact details

Contact online

Contact at the Scottish Parliament

The Scottish Parliament
Edinburgh
EH99 1SP

Phone: 0131 348 6135
Text relay calls welcome.

Committees

Alexander is not a member of any committees

Cross-party groups

Alexander is not a member of any cross-party groups

Parliamentary and Government Roles

Alexander does not have any parliamentary or government roles

Party Roles

Alexander has 2 party roles

Deputy Party Spokesperson on Equalities

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Deputy Party Spokesperson on Older People

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Previous roles

Alexander has had 9 previous roles

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

20 August 2020 - 04 May 2021

Equalities and Human Rights Committee

Member

20 August 2020 - 04 May 2021

Local Government and Communities Committee

Member

25 February 2020 - 20 August 2020

Standards Procedures and Public Appointments Committee

Member

25 February 2020 - 20 August 2020

Local Government and Communities Committee

Substitute Member

08 June 2016 - 25 February 2020

Local Government and Communities Committee

Member

06 September 2018 - 25 February 2020

Culture Tourism Europe and External Affairs Committee

Member

17 May 2018 - 06 September 2018

Culture Tourism Europe and External Relations Committee

Member

08 June 2016 - 17 May 2018

Standards Procedures and Public Appointments Committee

Member

09 March 2017 - 29 June 2017

Justice Committee

Substitute Member

Register of interests

Alexander'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.

Here is the register for Alexander Stewart. The date of their initial statement was 27 May 2021.

Remuneration and related undertaking

No registrable interests

Gifts

No registrable interests

Overseas visits

No registrable interests

Controlled transactions

No registrable interests

Heritable property

No registrable interests

Interest in shares

No registrable interests

Voluntary

I am a member of the 3rd Division, High Constables, City of Perth

I am a trustee of The Trojan Women Project (Registered Scottish Charity) which creates a platform for Syrian refugees to tell their own stories through drama.

I am a member of the Order of St John.

I was awarded the MBE, Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours List 2016 and it was presented on 4 July 2016 at the Palace of Holyrood House, Edinburgh.

I am an Honorary Ambassador of the Ancre Somme Association, Scotland.

Recent Activity

What was said

What Alexander 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: 10 June 2021

Justice System

Alexander Stewart (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Con): "I welcome the cabinet secretary to his new post and congratulate Katy Clark on her maiden speech. I am delighted to be able to participate in this afternoon’s debate on the recovery, renewal, and transformation of Scotland’s justice system…

Chamber meeting date: 8 June 2021

Tackling Poverty and Building a Fairer Scotland

Alexander Stewart (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Con): "Presiding Officer, I congratulate you on your appointment to your new role. I take the opportunity to welcome the new members who gave their maiden speeches today, Natalie Don and Marie McNair…

Chamber meeting date: 13 May 2021

Oaths and Affirmations

Alexander Stewart (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Con): "took the oath."

Chamber meeting date: 23 March 2021

Mossmorran Ethylene Plant (Independent Review)

Alexander Stewart (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Con): "SEPA has indicated that the plant now has a clear pathway to compliance, but the community is still sceptical, after years of disruption and misery that have been caused by failures and flaring…

Chamber meeting date: 23 March 2021

European Charter of Local Self-Government (Incorporation) (Scotland) Bill

Alexander Stewart (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Con): "I am delighted to close the debate on the European Charter of Local Self-Government (Incorporation) (Scotland) Bill for the Conservatives. Local democracy is fundamentally important to our society…

Votes

How Alexander Stewart has voted in Parliament

Find out how Alexander Stewart has voted recently.

Motion ref. S6M-00294.2

Justice: Recover, Renew, Transform

Submitted by: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats. Date lodged: Wednesday, June 9, 2021

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, June 10, 2021

Result 57 for, 58 against, 6 abstained, 8 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6M-00294.4

Justice: Recover, Renew, Transform

Submitted by: Maggie Chapman, North East Scotland, Scottish Green Party. Date lodged: Wednesday, June 9, 2021

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, June 10, 2021

Result 93 for, 2 against, 26 abstained, 8 no vote

MSP abstained

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-00294.3

Justice: Recover, Renew, Transform

Submitted by: Pauline McNeill, Glasgow, Scottish Labour. Date lodged: Wednesday, June 9, 2021

Supported by: Paul Sweeney
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, June 10, 2021

Result 53 for, 60 against, 7 abstained, 9 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6M-00294.1

Justice: Recover, Renew, Transform

Submitted by: Jamie Greene, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Wednesday, June 9, 2021

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, June 10, 2021

Result 28 for, 93 against, 0 abstained, 8 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6M-00278.2

Addressing the Climate Emergency

Submitted by: Liam Kerr, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, June 8, 2021

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, June 9, 2021

Result 113 for, 7 against, 0 abstained, 9 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motions

Written questions

Written questions Alexander Stewart has submitted in Parliament

These are the questions that this MSP has asked the Scottish Government about its work. It also includes any answer to these questions.

Question ref. S6W-00409

Asked by: Stewart, Alexander, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 3 June 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what plans it has to publish the definition of its progressive stroke service as detailed in its Programme for Government 2019-20; what plans it has to implement a progressive stroke service, and how it will ensure that people who survive a stroke in Scotland will have the same opportunity to achieve their recovery…

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-00410

Asked by: Stewart, Alexander, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 3 June 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what its response is to the appeal launched by the European Stroke Organisation in May 2021 calling for health ministers across Europe to sign a declaration for action on implementing a Europe-wide stroke action plan, and how its response impacts its Stroke Improvement Plan."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-00138

Asked by: Stewart, Alexander, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 20 May 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what measures it has put in place to enable timely alternative appointments for people who, for health or work reasons, have been unable to attend their second COVID-19 vaccination appointment, in order to ensure maximum efficacy and given the rising number of cases being attributed to the so-called Indian variant."

Answered by: Humza Yousaf on 3 June 2021

Question ref. S6W-00396

Asked by: Stewart, Alexander, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 2 June 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government when it will begin its public consultation on Nicotine Vapour Products (NVPs), as proposed in the Respiratory Care Action Plan."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-00293

Asked by: Stewart, Alexander, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 27 May 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what its response is to the figures released by the Scottish Library and Information Council that 123 public libraries remain closed because of the COVID-19 pandemic, and that a number might not reopen, and, in light of this, what support it will give to local authorities to ensure that such lifeline services are…

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S5W-35774

Asked by: Stewart, Alexander, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 5 March 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what action it will take to tackle the production and sale of fake Valium pills, in light of reports of potentially lethal pills being sold in Fife as well as online."

Answered by: Humza Yousaf on 22 March 2021

Question ref. S5W-32353

Asked by: Stewart, Alexander, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 7 October 2020

"To ask the Scottish Government how many flu vaccinations there are in stocks to cover the NHS (a) Forth Valley, (b) Fife and (c) Tayside area, and whether these stocks are sufficient to provide a flu vaccination to everyone living in these areas who meets the necessary criteria."

Answered by: Mairi Gougeon on 19 March 2021

Question ref. S5W-35837

Asked by: Stewart, Alexander, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 8 March 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what procedures it has in place to ensure the political impartiality of all primary and secondary school teachers while they are conducting classes of all subjects."

Answered by: John Swinney on 17 March 2021

Question ref. S5W-35429

Asked by: Stewart, Alexander, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 22 February 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what progress is being made to ensure that no vulnerable people are excluded from the COVID-19 vaccine appointments list."

Answered by: Jeane Freeman on 11 March 2021

Question ref. S5W-35033

Asked by: Stewart, Alexander, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 8 February 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government, as it makes progress on thrombectomy provision in Scotland, whether it will provide an update on a) what plans it has to increase the rate of thrombolysis across the country (b) what the target thrombolysis rate is, and by when will this be achieved."

Answered by: Jeane Freeman on 25 February 2021

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