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Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs)

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Kevin Stewart

Scottish National Party

MSP for Aberdeen Central (Constituency) 2011 - present day

About Kevin Stewart

Contact details

Contact online

Twitter: @kevinstewartsnp

Facebook: Kevin's facebook

Committees

Kevin is not a member of any committees

Cross-party groups

Kevin is not a member of any cross-party groups

Parliamentary and Government Roles

Kevin has 1 parliamentary and government role

Minister for Local Government, Housing and Planning

Scottish Government

Party Roles

Kevin does not have any party roles

Previous roles

Kevin has had 8 previous roles

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

19 May 2016 - 26 June 2018

Minister for Local Government and Housing

Scottish Government

26 September 2012 - 23 March 2016

Conveners Group

Member

26 September 2012 - 23 March 2016

Local Government and Regeneration Committee

Convener

13 March 2013 - 23 March 2016

Justice SubCommittee on Policing

Member

25 January 2012 - 23 March 2016

Welfare Reform Committee

Member

15 June 2011 - 26 September 2012

Local Government and Regeneration Committee

Deputy Convener

23 June 2011 - 23 February 2012

Public Petitions Committee

Substitute Member

01 June 2011 - 15 June 2011

Local Government and Regeneration Committee

Member

Register of interests

Kevin'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 Kevin Stewart. The date of their initial statement was 27 May 2016.

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 Burgess of Guild of the Burgh of Aberdeen.

I am a member of Parliamentarians for Non-Proliferation and Disarmament.

I am a member of the St Machar Credit Union.

I am a member of the Scottish Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament.

I am a member of Unison.

I am a member of the Scottish National Party.

Recent Activity

What was said

What Kevin 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: 24 March 2021

Affordable Homes

The Minister for Local Government, Housing and Planning (Kevin Stewart): "Scotland has led the way in the delivery of affordable housing, with almost 100,000 affordable homes delivered since 2007, including more than 68,000 for social rent, of which more than 15,000 were council homes…

Chamber meeting date: 24 March 2021

“Housing to 2040”

The Minister for Local Government, Housing and Planning (Kevin Stewart): "Our new long-term housing strategy, “Housing to 2040”, sets out our intention to introduce a new housing standard so that everyone can expect the same high standards of housing and accessibility no matter what kind of home or tenure they live in…

Chamber meeting date: 24 March 2021

Affordable Homes

The Minister for Local Government, Housing and Planning (Kevin Stewart): "Not that well, Presiding Officer. As the cabinet secretary has mentioned, having already delivered almost 100,000 affordable homes since 2007, we want to deliver another 100,000 homes by 2032, with 70 per cent of those being for social rent…

Chamber meeting date: 11 March 2021

Redress for Survivors (Historical Child Abuse in Care) (Scotland) Bill: Stage 3

The Minister for Local Government, Housing and Planning (Kevin Stewart): "On a point of order, Presiding Officer. I could not connect. I would have voted no."

Chamber meeting date: 3 March 2021

Housing Adaptations

The Minister for Local Government, Housing and Planning (Kevin Stewart): "Health and social care partnerships are responsible for the planning and funding of housing adaptations, so the Scottish Government has had no direct, specific discussions with local authorities about adaptations…

Votes

How Kevin Stewart has voted in Parliament

Find out how Kevin Stewart has voted recently.

Motion ref. S5M-24270

Dogs (Protection of Livestock) (Amendment) (Scotland) Bill

Submitted by: Emma Harper, South Scotland, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, March 2, 2021

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, March 24, 2021

Result 120 for, 0 against, 0 abstained, 9 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S5M-24292

Motion of No Confidence

Submitted by: Ruth Davidson, Edinburgh Central, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Thursday, March 4, 2021

Supported by: Jeremy Balfour, Bill Bowman, Miles Briggs, Alexander Burnett, Donald Cameron, Jackson Carlaw, Peter Chapman, Maurice Corry, Murdo Fraser, Maurice Golden, Jamie Greene, Jamie Halcro Johnston, Rachael Hamilton, Alison Harris, Liam Kerr, Gordon Lindhurst, Dean Lockhart, Tom Mason, Margaret Mitchell, Edward Mountain, Oliver Mundell, John Scott, Graham Simpson, Liz Smith, Alexander Stewart, Adam Tomkins, Annie Wells, Brian Whittle
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Tuesday, March 23, 2021

Result 31 for, 65 against, 27 abstained, 6 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S5M-24271

Tied Pubs (Scotland) Bill

Submitted by: Neil Bibby, West Scotland, Scottish Labour. Date lodged: Tuesday, March 2, 2021

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Tuesday, March 23, 2021

Result 111 for, 0 against, 0 abstained, 18 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S5M-24238

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

Submitted by: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Independent. Date lodged: Thursday, February 25, 2021

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Tuesday, March 23, 2021

Result 114 for, 0 against, 0 abstained, 15 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S5M-24396.1

National Mission to Reduce Drug Deaths and Harms

Submitted by: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Wednesday, March 17, 2021

Supported by: Donald Cameron
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, March 18, 2021

Result 43 for, 69 against, 1 abstained, 16 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

Motions

Written questions

Written questions Kevin 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. S4W-30422

Asked by: Stewart, Kevin, Aberdeen Central, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 8 March 2016

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it plans to introduce legislation to close any loopholes in the law regarding fraudulent disposition of title to protect the public."

Answered by: Paul Wheelhouse on 22 March 2016

Question ref. S4W-30419

Asked by: Stewart, Kevin, Aberdeen Central, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 8 March 2016

"To ask the Scottish Government whether the Keeper of the Registers of Scotland has made recommendations to the Scottish Government about any legislative change required following the recent cases of fraudulent disposition of title."

Answered by: Fergus Ewing on 22 March 2016

Question ref. S4W-30413

Asked by: Stewart, Kevin, Aberdeen Central, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 8 March 2016

"To ask the Scottish Government by what proportion the number of registered landlords living outwith the UK has changed since the Tenements (Scotland) Act 2004 came into force."

Answered by: Margaret Burgess on 17 March 2016

Question ref. S4W-30418

Asked by: Stewart, Kevin, Aberdeen Central, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 8 March 2016

"To ask the Scottish Government what action the Keeper of the Registers of Scotland has taken following the recent cases of fraudulent disposition of title."

Answered by: Fergus Ewing on 17 March 2016

Question ref. S4W-30410

Asked by: Stewart, Kevin, Aberdeen Central, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 8 March 2016

"To ask the Scottish Government what support is available to (a) property owners and (b) tenants to enforce minor repairs and maintenance in order to prevent essential repairs being needed at a later date."

Answered by: Margaret Burgess on 17 March 2016

Question ref. S4W-30409

Asked by: Stewart, Kevin, Aberdeen Central, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 8 March 2016

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it would consider giving greater powers to property owners to enforce communal maintenance and non-essential repairs."

Answered by: Margaret Burgess on 17 March 2016

Question ref. S4W-30412

Asked by: Stewart, Kevin, Aberdeen Central, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 8 March 2016

"To ask the Scottish Government whether the private rented housing sector has increased since the Tenements (Scotland) Act 2004 came into force and, if so, by what proportion."

Answered by: Margaret Burgess on 17 March 2016

Question ref. S4W-30403

Asked by: Stewart, Kevin, Aberdeen Central, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 8 March 2016

"To ask the Scottish Government when it (a) last reviewed and (b) will next review the legislation on communal repairs and under what circumstances it would consider changing it."

Answered by: Margaret Burgess on 17 March 2016

Question ref. S4W-30414

Asked by: Stewart, Kevin, Aberdeen Central, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 8 March 2016

"To ask the Scottish Government what support is available to property owners wishing to change the factoring agreement for their property."

Answered by: Margaret Burgess on 17 March 2016

Question ref. S4W-30417

Asked by: Stewart, Kevin, Aberdeen Central, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 8 March 2016

"To ask the Scottish Government what liability the Keeper of the Registers of Scotland has in relation to the recent cases of fraudulent disposition of title."

Answered by: Fergus Ewing on 17 March 2016

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