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Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs)

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Kaukab Stewart

Scottish National Party

MSP for Glasgow Kelvin (Constituency) 2021 - present day

About Kaukab Stewart

Contact details

Contact online

Twitter: @kaukabstewart

Facebook: Kaukab's facebook

Contact at the Scottish Parliament

The Scottish Parliament
Edinburgh
EH99 1SP

Phone: 0131 348 5503
Text relay calls welcome.

Committees

Kaukab is not a member of any committees

Cross-party groups

Kaukab is not a member of any cross-party groups

Parliamentary and Government Roles

Kaukab has 1 parliamentary and government role

Minister for Culture, Europe and International Development

Scottish Government

Party Roles

Kaukab does not have any party roles

Previous roles

Kaukab has had 6 previous roles

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

25 April 2023 - 12 February 2024

Equalities Human Rights and Civil Justice Committee

Convener

25 April 2023 - 12 February 2024

conveners group

Member

18 April 2023 - 25 April 2023

Equalities Human Rights and Civil Justice Committee

Member

23 June 2021 - 18 April 2023

Education Children and Young People Committee

Deputy Convener

08 September 2021 - 18 April 2023

Equalities Human Rights and Civil Justice Committee

Substitute Member

17 June 2021 - 23 June 2021

Education Children and Young People Committee

Member

Register of interests

Kaukab'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 Kaukab Stewart. The date of their initial statement was 09 June 2021.

Remuneration and related undertaking

Until 10 May 2021, when I resigned, I was a permanent supply primary school teacher for Glasgow City Council Education (of 40 John Street, City Chambers East, G1 1JL). I worked full-time and, as a Band 6 teacher, my salary was £41,412 per annum. I received a final salary payment of £3,246.16 at the end of May 2021.

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

Until 8 August 2023 I was registered with the GTC Scotland. [Amended interest 22 August 2023, Ceased interest 22 August 2023]

On 5 February 2022 I attended the Scotland v England rugby match at Murrayfield as a guest of BT Scotland. In addition to the ticket for the match, the hospitality included food and drink. I understand that the cost of this hospitality was approximately £500. I believe that the interest does not meet the prejudice test. [Registered 20 February 2022]

I am a member of Amnesty International.

I am an associate member of NASUWT.

I am a Director of SSERC Limited (SC131509), which is a registered Scottish Charity (SC0174884) for the benefit of Scottish Education. This role is unremunerated. [Registered 2 June 2023]

Recent Activity

What was said

What Kaukab 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: 22 February 2024

Palestine and Israel

The Minister for Culture, Europe and International Development (Kaukab Stewart): "I thank Ivan McKee for securing the debate. The conflict in Gaza is a human tragedy, and it is important that the Parliament’s voice is heard…

Chamber meeting date: 1 February 2024

Higher Education (Widening Access)

Kaukab Stewart (Glasgow Kelvin) (SNP): "This week, Liz Smith endorsed the reintroduction of back-door tuition fees, which would deter disadvantaged students from going to university. That follows Labour leader Keir Starmer ruling out free tuition under a United Kingdom Labour Government…

Chamber meeting date: 1 February 2024

Budget 2024-25

Kaukab Stewart (Glasgow Kelvin) (SNP): "As convener of the Equalities, Human Rights and Civil Justice Committee, I am happy to contribute to the debate. The three principles of human rights budgeting are participation, transparency and accountability…

Chamber meeting date: 31 January 2024

Gaza (Humanitarian Aid)

5. Kaukab Stewart (Glasgow Kelvin) (SNP): "To ask the Scottish Government what discussions it has had with the United Kingdom Government regarding the funding that it has made available for humanitarian aid for people affected by the conflict in Gaza. (S6O-03026)"

Chamber meeting date: 30 January 2024

European Union

Kaukab Stewart (Glasgow Kelvin) (SNP): "Simone Weil, the late French politician and Holocaust survivor, said that Europe is an ideal for which one must be prepared to fight…

Votes

How Kaukab Stewart has voted in Parliament

Find out how Kaukab Stewart has voted recently.

Motion ref. S6M-12252

Scottish Rate Resolution

Submitted by: Shona Robison, Dundee City East, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, February 20, 2024

Supported by: George Adam, Tom Arthur, Joe FitzPatrick
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, February 22, 2024

Result 62 for, 54 against, 0 abstained, 13 did not vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-12248

Regulation of Legal Services (Scotland) Bill

Submitted by: Siobhian Brown, Ayr, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, February 20, 2024

Supported by: Angela Constance
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, February 22, 2024

Result 62 for, 29 against, 25 abstained, 13 did not vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-12215

Crisis in NHS Dentistry

Submitted by: Willie Rennie, North East Fife, Scottish Liberal Democrats. Date lodged: Monday, February 19, 2024

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, February 21, 2024

Result 84 for, 32 against, 0 abstained, 13 did not vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-12215.1

Crisis in NHS Dentistry

Submitted by: Paul Sweeney, Glasgow, Scottish Labour. Date lodged: Tuesday, February 20, 2024

Supported by: Carol Mochan
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, February 21, 2024

Result 85 for, 31 against, 0 abstained, 13 did not vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-12214

Improving Access to Primary Care

Submitted by: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats. Date lodged: Monday, February 19, 2024

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, February 21, 2024

Result 63 for, 53 against, 0 abstained, 13 did not vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motions

Questions

Questions Kaukab Stewart has asked

These are the questions that this MSP has asked in Parliament. It also includes any answer to those questions.

Question ref. S6O-03026

Asked by: Stewart, Kaukab, Glasgow Kelvin, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 24 January 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government what discussions it has had with the UK Government regarding the funding that it has made available for humanitarian aid for people affected by the conflict in Gaza."

Taken in the Chamber on 31 January 2024

Question ref. S6W-23969

Asked by: Stewart, Kaukab, Glasgow Kelvin, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 21 December 2023

"To ask the Scottish Government what consideration it has given to addressing potentially dangerous wooden cladding on residential buildings, including balcony structures that use wooden materials."

Answered by Paul McLennan on 17 January 2024

Question ref. S6O-02951

Asked by: Stewart, Kaukab, Glasgow Kelvin, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 20 December 2023

"To ask the Scottish Government what plans it has to support the roll-out of electric buses across the Glasgow City Region."

Taken in the Chamber on 11 January 2024

Question ref. S6O-02878

Asked by: Stewart, Kaukab, Glasgow Kelvin, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 6 December 2023

"To ask the Scottish Government what discussions it has had with local authorities regarding promoting the use of public transport services throughout the festive season."

Taken in the Chamber on 14 December 2023

Question ref. S6O-02759

Asked by: Stewart, Kaukab, Glasgow Kelvin, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 15 November 2023

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on any plans it has to provide financial support for high street rejuvenation."

Taken in the Chamber on 22 November 2023

Question ref. S6W-22840

Asked by: Stewart, Kaukab, Glasgow Kelvin, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 8 November 2023

"To ask the Scottish Government, further to the commitment in its Programme for Government 2021-22, whether it will provide an update on its work to take a feminist approach to foreign policy."

Answered by Christina McKelvie on 9 November 2023

Question ref. S6O-02718

Asked by: Stewart, Kaukab, Glasgow Kelvin, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 8 November 2023

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on its commitment to increase funding for the arts and culture sector."

Taken in the Chamber on 15 November 2023

Question ref. S6W-22362

Asked by: Stewart, Kaukab, Glasgow Kelvin, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 24 October 2023

"To ask the Scottish Government how many people have received free university tuition since it was first introduced."

Answered by Graeme Dey on 7 November 2023

Question ref. S6O-02680

Asked by: Stewart, Kaukab, Glasgow Kelvin, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 1 November 2023

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on its plans to support community gardens."

Taken in the Chamber on 8 November 2023

Question ref. S6O-02639

Asked by: Stewart, Kaukab, Glasgow Kelvin, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 18 October 2023

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on any discussions between the City of Glasgow College senior management and trade union representatives regarding the ongoing industrial dispute."

Taken in the Chamber on 26 October 2023

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