Personal Information

  • Member for: Mid Scotland and Fife
  • Party: Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party
  • Date of Birth: 29 November 1962

Alexander Stewart was first elected as a Member of the Scottish Parliament for Mid Scotland and Fife in the May 2016 election. 

Alexander was lives in Bridge of Allan. He was brought up in Perth and educated at Craigclowan Preparatory School and then at Morrisons Academy in Crieff. Alexander went on to study for a Diploma in Management at Glasgow Caledonian University. Later he achieved a Diploma in Government and Politics and then a BA (Hons) in Politics and Social Science through the Open University.

Alexander has worked as a management professional in the hospitality, housing and retail sectors. He has also run his own fashion retail business in Crieff. More recently, he has worked as a support worker with ARK Housing, which provides help and support to adults with learning difficulties.

In 1999, Alexander was elected as a local councillor on Perth & Kinross Council and was subsequently re-elected on three occasions. During his time on the council he has served in a number of senior positions, including Leader of the Opposition and Convener of the Scrutiny and of the Housing and Health Committees.

Personal Interests:

Outside the worlds of business and politics, he has been involved in much charity work and with many voluntary organisations, including the Rotary, Perth Access Cars and Stepping Stones Theatre Company. In the 2016 New Years’ Honours List he was appointed a Member of the Order of the British Empire by Her Majesty The Queen.

    Education:

    Open University, BA (Hons), Politics and Social Science

    Open University, Diploma, Government and Politics

    Glasgow Caledonian University, Diploma in Management

    Morrison’s Academy, Crieff 

    Career History:

    Since 1999, councillor Perth and Kinross Council

    Management professional with experience in hospitality, retail and the housing sector

    Has been self- employed 

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