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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 at the Scottish Parliament

The Scottish Parliament
Edinburgh
EH99 1SP

Phone: 0131 348 6135
Text relay calls welcome.

Committees

Cross-party groups

Alexander is a member of 7 cross-party groups

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Conditions

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Disability

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Heart Disease and Stroke

Co-Convener

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on International Development

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Lung Health

Co-Convener

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Malawi

Co-Convener

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Rail

Member

Parliamentary and Government Roles

Alexander does not have any parliamentary or government roles

Party Roles

Alexander has 3 party roles

Deputy Party Spokesperson on Housing

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Deputy Party Spokesperson on Local Government

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Deputy Party Spokesperson on Planning

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.

25 February 2020 - 20 August 2020

Standards Procedures and Public Appointments Committee

Member

25 February 2020 - 20 August 2020

Local Government and Communities Committee

Substitute Member

18 February 2020 - 11 August 2020

Deputy Whip

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

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

03 September 2019 - 18 February 2020

Deputy Party Spokesperson on Local Government

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

28 June 2017 - 03 September 2019

Deputy Party Spokesperson on Local Government

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

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

26 May 2016 - 28 June 2017

Deputy Party Spokesperson on Europe and External Relations

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Register of interests

Alexander's register of interests

MSP's 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 19 May 2016.

Remuneration and related undertaking

Until 4 May 2017, when I stood down, I was a local authority councillor for Perth and Kinross Council (of 2 High Street, Perth). I worked 40 hours per week and received remuneration of between £20,001 and £25,000 per annum. This included £7,000 per annum for my role as convener of the Scrutiny Committee. From 1 July 2016 I no longer took any monies from the Council by way of salary and began working part time at that stage. Until I stood down I still took expenses relating to council duties including to cover: telecommunications and some travel. [Amended interest 12 September 2017]

Gifts

No registrable interests

Overseas visits

From 9 to 13 October 2016 I visited Taiwan as a guest of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Republic of China (Taiwan). The trip was arranged by the Taipei Representative Office (Edinburgh office) in the UK, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Republic of China (Taiwan) (of 1 Melville Street, Edinburgh, EH3 7PE). I met a number of Government departments, as well as trade and cultural organisations. The total cost of the flight, hotel and ancillary expenses was £6000. These costs were met by the Taiwanese Government. [Registered 24 October 2016]

Controlled transactions

No registrable interests

Heritable property

[Ceased interest removed from entry: 24 November 2017]

Interest in shares

No registrable interests

Voluntary

I am a Captain of the 4th Division, High Constables, City of Perth. [Registered 27 March 2018]

[Ceased interest removed from entry: 27 March 2019]

I am an Honorary Ambassador of the Ancre Somme Association, Scotland. [Registered 27 March 2018]

I am the Battalion President of the Stirling and District Battalion of The Boys’ Brigade. [Registered 20 September 2016]

[Ceased interest removed from entry: 10 June 2019]

[Ceased interest removed from entry: 12 September 2018]

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.

Outdoor Education Centres (Financial Support)

Alexander Stewart made 1 Contribution to this discussion

Chamber - 10 September 2020

Alexander Stewart (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Con): "This week, the Scottish Government announced that it was unable to agree financial support to outdoor education centres. As a result, closures may well be inevitable…

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Race Equality, Employment and Skills Inquiry

Alexander Stewart made 5 Contributions to this discussion

Equalities and Human Rights Committee - 10 September 2020

Alexander Stewart (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Con): "Good morning, panel. Training is vital in ensuring that we have a diverse workforce. What we hear from other authorities shows a very mixed picture in relation to how training is provided…

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Community Empowerment (Scotland) Act 2015 (Parts 3 and 5) (Post-legislative Scrutiny)

Alexander Stewart made 6 Contributions to this discussion

Local Government and Communities Committee - 09 September 2020

Alexander Stewart (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Con): "When the Community Empowerment (Scotland) Act 2015 came into force, there was an excitement among communities about how they would empower themselves to take part and take some control…

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Baroness Cumberlege Report

Alexander Stewart made 1 Contribution to this discussion

Chamber - 08 September 2020

Alexander Stewart (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Con): "I am grateful for the opportunity to speak on the recommendations in the report by the independent medicines and medical devices safety review. We all acknowledge that medical professionals face difficult situations every day…

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Building Regulations and Fire Safety

Alexander Stewart made 3 Contributions to this discussion

Local Government and Communities Committee - 04 September 2020

Alexander Stewart (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Con): "Good morning, minister. I want to follow up on the EWS work. You have identified that there seems to be a lack of qualified staff with knowledge and training who are able to deal with cladding…

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Votes

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.

S5O-04625 - Unanswered

16 September 2020

Stewart, Alexander: "To ask the Scottish Government what plans it has to empower local authorities to take decisions that are right for their communities."

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S5W-31719 - Unanswered

10 September 2020

Stewart, Alexander: "To ask the Scottish Government how many people who experienced a stroke in 2019-20 received a thrombectomy procedure within six hours of presenting at a hospital, and what information it has on how this compares with the rest of the UK."

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S5W-31718 - Unanswered

10 September 2020

Stewart, Alexander: "To ask the Scottish Government what financial model it uses to determine how much it spends on stroke care, and what account this takes of the social and economic impact of effective treatment."

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S5W-31720 - Unanswered

10 September 2020

Stewart, Alexander: "To ask the Scottish Government what progress it made in achieving each of the targets for stroke prevention, treatment and care that were set out in its 2019-20 Programme for Government, and when it expects stroke survivors to gain full benefit from these."

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S5W-31721 - Unanswered

10 September 2020

Stewart, Alexander: "To ask the Scottish Government what support it provides to stroke care stakeholders to ensure that they are fully trained in providing treatment to survivors; whether it is aware of any knowledge deficit and, if so, what action it is taking to rectify this."

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