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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 local office

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 11 previous roles

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

17 June 2021 - 25 May 2022

Equalities Human Rights and Civil Justice Committee

Member

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

I have been appointed the Vice Moderator of the Society of the High Constables of the City of Perth for 2022 – 2024. I will then subsequently become the Moderator from 2024 – 2026. [Registered 7 June 2022]

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

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: 29 June 2022

Covid-19 Recovery Strategy (NHS Recovery)

7. Alexander Stewart (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Con): "To ask the Scottish Government what recent cross-Government discussions regarding the national health service’s recovery from the pandemic have taken place as part of its Covid recovery strategy. (S6O-01290)"

Chamber meeting date: 23 June 2022

Provisional Outturn 2021-22

Alexander Stewart (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Con): "We understand that the figures are provisional, but it is crucial that we get the detail when it comes to social justice, housing and local government…

Chamber meeting date: 22 June 2022

Fife Economy

Alexander Stewart (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Con): "Last month’s announcement of the £30 million dry dock maintenance contract awarded by the United Kingdom Government to the Babcock Rosyth facility will sustain 300 jobs and further benefit the wider Fife economy…

Chamber meeting date: 22 June 2022

Cost of Living Support

Alexander Stewart (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Con): "I am pleased to speak in favour of the amendment in the name of Miles Briggs. Over the past two years, the pandemic required financial interventions that were previously unheard of. Unprecedented times resulted in unprecedented measures…

Chamber meeting date: 22 June 2022

Cost of Living Support

Alexander Stewart (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Con): "I am pleased to speak in favour of the amendment in the name of Miles Briggs. Over the past two years, the pandemic required financial interventions that were previously unheard of. Unprecedented times resulted in unprecedented measures…

Votes

How Alexander Stewart has voted in Parliament

Find out how Alexander Stewart has voted recently.

Motion ref. S6M-05254

Business Programme

Submitted by: George Adam, Paisley, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, June 28, 2022

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Result 63 for, 47 against, 0 abstained, 19 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-05235.3

Northern Ireland Protocol Bill

Submitted by: Sarah Boyack, Lothian, Scottish Labour. Date lodged: Tuesday, June 28, 2022

Supported by: Paul Sweeney
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Result 85 for, 25 against, 0 abstained, 19 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-05254.1

Business Programme

Submitted by: Stephen Kerr, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Supported by: Jeremy Balfour, Miles Briggs, Alexander Burnett, Donald Cameron, Jackson Carlaw, Finlay Carson, Sharon Dowey, Russell Findlay, Murdo Fraser, Meghan Gallacher, Maurice Golden, Pam Gosal, Jamie Greene, Dr. Sandesh Gulhane, Jamie Halcro Johnston, Rachael Hamilton, Craig Hoy, Liam Kerr, Dean Lockhart, Douglas Lumsden, Edward Mountain, Oliver Mundell, Douglas Ross, Graham Simpson, Liz Smith, Alexander Stewart, Sue Webber, Annie Wells, Tess White, Brian Whittle
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Result 47 for, 63 against, 0 abstained, 19 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6M-05154

Fireworks and Pyrotechnic Articles (Scotland) Bill

Submitted by: Ash Regan, Edinburgh Eastern, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, June 21, 2022

Supported by: Keith Brown
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Result 84 for, 0 against, 25 abstained, 20 no vote

MSP abstained

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-05235.2

Northern Ireland Protocol Bill

Submitted by: Donald Cameron, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, June 28, 2022

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Result 25 for, 85 against, 0 abstained, 19 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Defeated

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-08755

Asked by: Stewart, Alexander, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 30 May 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government which local authorities currently use the Home2Fit accessible housing register."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-08757

Asked by: Stewart, Alexander, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 30 May 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government how many properties have been advertised for rent by private landlords on the Home2Fit accessible housing register in the last five years."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-08754

Asked by: Stewart, Alexander, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 30 May 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government how many properties have been advertised for rent by social housing landlords on the Home2Fit accessible housing register in the last five years."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-08760

Asked by: Stewart, Alexander, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 30 May 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government what evaluation has been made of the Home2Fit accessible housing register."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-08756

Asked by: Stewart, Alexander, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 30 May 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government how many housing associations currently use the Home2Fit accessible housing register."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-08758

Asked by: Stewart, Alexander, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 30 May 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government how many properties have been advertised for sale on the Home2Fit accessible housing register in the last five years."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-08759

Asked by: Stewart, Alexander, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 30 May 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government what feedback has been received regarding the Home2Fit accessible housing register from users and prospective users."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-08753

Asked by: Stewart, Alexander, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 30 May 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on progress regarding the action point in Housing to 2040, which states that the Scottish Government will “establish an inclusive programme of retrofitting social homes”, and how the work in connection with this action point is being monitored."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-08596

Asked by: Stewart, Alexander, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 24 May 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government what information it holds on the reasons why there are restrictions on when a Veterans Railcard can be used for travel on off-peak journeys prior to 10…

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-06772

Asked by: Stewart, Alexander, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 24 February 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government what steps it is taking to improve awareness of brain tumour symptoms."

Answered by: Humza Yousaf on 18 March 2022

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