David Stewart MSP

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Meeting of the Parliament 20 December 2018 : 20 December 2018


David Stewart

Last Christmas saw unprecedented burdens on our hard-pressed front-line NHS staff. For many Scots who are elderly or who have chronic health problems or a disabil...



Meeting of the Parliament 20 December 2018 : 20 December 2018


6. David Stewart (Highlands and Islands) (Lab)

To ask the First Minister what assessment the Scottish Government has made of the capacity of NHS 24 to deal with demand over the Christmas period. (S5F-02898)



Meeting of the Parliament 19 December 2018 [Draft] : 19 December 2018


David Stewart

Not only will the Scottish Government send millions to the DWP by the end of 2019-20, but 6,000 who have overpayments will have to face the Tories’ brutal DWP rec...



Meeting of the Parliament 19 December 2018 [Draft] : 19 December 2018


7. David Stewart (Highlands and Islands) (Lab)

To ask the Scottish Government whether it has asked the Department for Work and Pensions to cease recovery action against recipients of carers allowance who have been overpaid. (S5O-02715)

Health and Sport Committee 18 December 2018 : 18 December 2018


David Stewart

I have one final question—you may want to write to the committee on this matter, because I appreciate that it is quite technical. I am quite reassured by what you have said: that, given the ...



Health and Sport Committee 18 December 2018 : 18 December 2018


David Stewart

To give some flavour—no pun intended—to the issues that I am raising, I looked earlier at a list of top 10 alerts from the UK. Salmonella was number 1, and the other alerts related to pestic...



Health and Sport Committee 18 December 2018 : 18 December 2018


David Stewart

What you have described seems rational to me, but if I have learned anything in this place, it is that Brexit negotiations to date have not been very rational. If we leave the EU in March wi...



Health and Sport Committee 18 December 2018 : 18 December 2018


David Stewart

An issue that I looked at earlier concerns the groupings involved in the RASFF. As you know, it effectively covers the EU28 and European Free Trade Association countries plus Switzerland. Th...



Health and Sport Committee 18 December 2018 : 18 December 2018


David Stewart

I worked hard at that—it was not spontaneous. [Laughter.]



Health and Sport Committee 18 December 2018 : 18 December 2018


David Stewart

To give a simplistic summary, would it be fair to describe the RASFF, with its round-the-clock notifications, as some sort of breakdown service for food safety?

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-15380.3: Securing a Just Transition to a Carbon-neutral Economy (Claudia Beamish)
Meeting Date: 15/01/2019
Result - For: 85, Against: 29 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-15380.1: Securing a Just Transition to a Carbon-neutral Economy (Mark Ruskell)
Meeting Date: 15/01/2019
Result - For: 6, Against: 107 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedDefeated
S5M-15380: Securing a Just Transition to a Carbon-neutral Economy (Roseanna Cunningham)
Meeting Date: 15/01/2019
Result - For: 86, Against: 0 Abstain: 28
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-15279.3: Future Rural Policy and Support in Scotland (Donald Cameron)
Meeting Date: 10/01/2019
Result - For: 27, Against: 89 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-15279.2: Future Rural Policy and Support in Scotland (Rhoda Grant)
Meeting Date: 10/01/2019
Result - For: 51, Against: 65 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-15279.1: Future Rural Policy and Support in Scotland (Mark Ruskell)
Meeting Date: 10/01/2019
Result - For: 24, Against: 92 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-15279: Future Rural Policy and Support in Scotland (Fergus Ewing)
Meeting Date: 10/01/2019
Result - For: 83, Against: 27 Abstain: 6
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ForCarried
S5M-15261.1: Recognising the Life Sciences Sector in Scotland (Dean Lockhart)
Meeting Date: 09/01/2019
Result - For: 29, Against: 92 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-15243.2: Ultra-low Emission Vehicles (Liam McArthur)
Meeting Date: 08/01/2019
Result - For: 50, Against: 67 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-15184.2: Contribution of EU Citizens to Scotland (Adam Tomkins)
Meeting Date: 19/12/2018
Result - For: 27, Against: 90 Abstain: 0
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Motion S5M-15168: David Stewart, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 17/12/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14830: David Stewart, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 20/11/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14777: David Stewart, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 15/11/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14749.3: David Stewart, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 14/11/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14709: David Stewart, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 12/11/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14694: David Stewart, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 09/11/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14544: David Stewart, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 30/10/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14337: David Stewart, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 15/10/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14089.1: David Stewart, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 25/09/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-13920: David Stewart, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 14/09/2018 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5W-20911: David Stewart, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 10/01/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-20891: David Stewart, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 10/01/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-20873: David Stewart, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 09/01/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-20872: David Stewart, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 09/01/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-20863: David Stewart, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 09/01/2019 Show Full Question >>
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Question S5W-20777: David Stewart, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 20/12/2018 Show Full Question >>
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Question S5W-20778: David Stewart, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 20/12/2018 Show Full Question >>

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