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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.

Contact at their Constituency

31 Canmore Street
Dunfermline
Fife
KY12 7NU

Phone: 01383 720530
Text relay calls welcome.

Committees

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 10 previous roles

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

17 June 2021 - 23 September 2021

Standards Procedures and Public Appointments Committee

Member

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

Local Government and Communities Committee

Substitute Member

25 February 2020 - 20 August 2020

Standards Procedures and Public Appointments Committee

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 an Honorary Ambassador of the Ancre Somme Association, Scotland.

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 3rd Division, High Constables, City of Perth

I am a member of the Order of St John.

I am the Honorary President of the Ribbon of Poppies Project. [Registered 11 November 2020]

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.

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: 20 January 2022

Diabetes

Alexander Stewart (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Con): "Diabetes rates are rapidly increasing across Scotland, with diagnoses more than doubling in the past 20 years…

Chamber meeting date: 19 January 2022

Fire Alarm Standards

Alexander Stewart (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Con): "Age Scotland has highlighted for much of the past year the continued anxiety among the public—particularly among older people—regarding letting trades people into their homes, due to the spread of the new strains of Covid…

Chamber meeting date: 19 January 2022

Asda Foundation

Alexander Stewart (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Con): "I am grateful for the opportunity to open the debate and I thank colleagues for their support for the motion, allowing me to secure the debate. Coronavirus and its restrictions have dominated nearly everything in our lives for the past two years…

Citizen Participation and Public Petitions Committee meeting date: 19 January 2022

Witchcraft Act 1563 (Pardon and Memorial) (PE1855)

Alexander Stewart (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Con): "A lot of correspondence has gone back and forth on this topic, and I note what the Scottish Government has said about the process and proceedings…

Citizen Participation and Public Petitions Committee meeting date: 19 January 2022

Body Cameras (National Health Service) (PE1877)

Alexander Stewart: "I see some merit in looking at the limited trial that the Ambulance Service is to carry out…

Votes

How Alexander Stewart has voted in Parliament

Find out how Alexander Stewart has voted recently.

Motion ref. S6M-02853

Approval of SSI

Submitted by: George Adam, Paisley, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, January 18, 2022

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Result 87 for, 33 against, 0 abstained, 9 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-02839.1

Education Failures and Guaranteeing the 2022 Exam Diet

Submitted by: Shirley-Anne Somerville, Dunfermline, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, January 18, 2022

Supported by: Clare Haughey, Jamie Hepburn
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Result 67 for, 54 against, 0 abstained, 8 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-02852

Approval of SSI

Submitted by: George Adam, Paisley, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, January 18, 2022

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Result 68 for, 53 against, 0 abstained, 8 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-02839

Education Failures and Guaranteeing the 2022 Exam Diet

Submitted by: Meghan Gallacher, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Monday, January 17, 2022

Supported by: Sharon Dowey
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Result 67 for, 53 against, 1 abstained, 8 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-02838

Protecting Local Government Funding in Scotland

Submitted by: Miles Briggs, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Monday, January 17, 2022

Supported by: Sharon Dowey
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Result 65 for, 56 against, 0 abstained, 8 no vote

MSP voted against

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-05654

Asked by: Stewart, Alexander, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 11 January 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government, further to the answer to question S6W-00396 by Maree Todd on 16 June 2021, for what reasons it has not met its previous commitment to launch the Nicotine Vapour Products (NVPs) public consultation in Autumn 2021."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-05653

Asked by: Stewart, Alexander, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 11 January 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government, further to the answer to question S6W-00396 by Maree Todd on 16 June 2021, when the Nicotine Vapour Products (NVPs) public consultation will be launched."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-04737

Asked by: Stewart, Alexander, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 29 November 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government whether there are provisions in the forthcoming smoke and heat detector legislation that will allow smoke and heat detectors in sheltered housing for older people to be linked to a warden call provider, but not to each other."

Answered by: Shona Robison on 13 December 2021

Question ref. S6W-04545

Asked by: Stewart, Alexander, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 19 November 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what action it will take to ensure that future anti-smoking campaigns addressed at young people take account of any concerns that they might have regarding whether there is a link between smoking and weight gain or loss…

Answered by: Maree Todd on 6 December 2021

Question ref. S6W-04772

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

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-04507

Asked by: Stewart, Alexander, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 18 November 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what its response is to reports that no dental surgeries in Fife are registering new NHS patients."

Answered by: Maree Todd on 30 November 2021

Question ref. S6W-04062

Asked by: Stewart, Alexander, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 1 November 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government, further to the answer to question S6W-02154 by Maree Todd on 27 August 2021, whether it will launch a consultation on restricting the advertising and promotion of Nicotine Vapour Products (NVPs) in November 2021."

Answered by: Maree Todd on 10 November 2021

Question ref. S6W-04059

Asked by: Stewart, Alexander, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 1 November 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government when it will publish a response to the results of the Prohibiting smoking outside hospital buildings: consultation."

Answered by: Maree Todd on 10 November 2021

Question ref. S6W-02308

Asked by: Stewart, Alexander, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 17 August 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government, in light of the Scottish Stroke Improvement Programme 2021 national report stating that fewer people have been admitted to hospital with a stroke during the COVID-19 pandemic, how many out-of-hospital deaths due to stroke there have been in each reporting period of the last three Scottish Stroke Improvement Programme…

Answered by: Humza Yousaf on 19 October 2021

Question ref. S6W-02305

Asked by: Stewart, Alexander, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 17 August 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government, in the period covered by the Scottish Stroke Improvement Programme 2021 national report, how many people who survived a stroke were discharged with (a) a significant, (b) a moderate, (c) a slight and (d) no disability; how their rehabilitation needs were assessed; how many patients received rehabilitation, and…

Answered by: Humza Yousaf on 4 October 2021

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