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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

Deputy 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 1 party role

Deputy Whip

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Previous roles

Alexander has had 8 previous roles

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

06 September 2018 - 25 February 2020

Culture Tourism Europe and External Affairs Committee

Member

08 June 2016 - 25 February 2020

Local Government and Communities 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

[Ceased interest removed from entry: 10 June 2019]

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

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

[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.

National Trust for Scotland

Alexander Stewart made 1 Contribution to this discussion

Chamber - 10 June 2020

Alexander Stewart (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Con): "The scale of the crisis engulfing the National Trust for Scotland is becoming ever clearer. Hundreds of staff have been warned that they could face redundancy, after the pandemic wreaked havoc on this year’s tourist season…

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Covid-19 Next Steps (Communities)

Alexander Stewart made 1 Contribution to this discussion

Chamber - 09 June 2020

Alexander Stewart (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Con): "The community resilience that has been shown during the coronavirus pandemic has been nothing short of remarkable…

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Education (Home Learning)

Alexander Stewart made 1 Contribution to this discussion

Chamber - 03 June 2020

Alexander Stewart (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Con): "Although I pay tribute to all teachers who have risen to the challenge of putting in place new ways of working during the pandemic, figures compiled by Fife Council show that 20 per cent of primary school pupils and 40 per cent of secondary school pupils had not engaged with home learning by the end of May. Clearly, missing months of schooling…

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Scottish Elections (Reform) Bill

Alexander Stewart made 1 Contribution to this discussion

Chamber - 03 June 2020

Alexander Stewart (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Con): "I am delighted to participate in the stage 3 debate on the Scottish Elections (Reform) Bill. The proposals in the bill make some sensible changes to the Scottish democratic process…

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Domestic Abuse

Alexander Stewart made 2 Contributions to this discussion

Chamber - 27 May 2020

6. Alexander Stewart (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Con): "To ask the First Minister what the Scottish Government’s response is to Police Scotland reporting that nearly 1,700 cases have been recorded under the Domestic Abuse (Scotland) Act 2018. (S5F-04162)"

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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.

S5W-30015 - Answered

17 June 2020

Stewart, Alexander: "To ask the Scottish Government how many children in the (a) Perth and Kinross, (b) Stirling, (c) Clackmannanshire and (d) Fife Council area have received a laptop as a consequence of its £9 million initiative to provide 25,000 children with computers."

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S5W-28291 - Answered

09 April 2020

Stewart, Alexander: "To ask the Scottish Government, in light of reports of relatives visiting a Fife care home being asked to sign forms agreeing to nil resuscitation and being advised that older residents may not be taken to hospital in the event of suspected COVID-19 but would only be given antibiotics, what its policy is regarding care homes and do-not-resuscitate…

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S5W-29571 - Answered

02 June 2020

Stewart, Alexander: "To ask the Scottish Government how many applications to the Creative, Tourism and Hospitality Enterprises Hardship fund have been (a) approved and (b) rejected, and how many payments have been made."

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S5W-29572 - Answered

02 June 2020

Stewart, Alexander: "To ask the Scottish Government what steps it is taking to ensure that there is national coordination in place to set up COVID-19-free sites for cancer surgery, and what cancers these sites will be able to treat."

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S5W-29305 - Answered

26 May 2020

Stewart, Alexander: "To ask the Scottish Government for what reason it has recommended delaying the reopening of businesses in the (a) housebuilding and (b) clothing and textile sector until the second phase of its route map for exiting the COVID-19 lockdown."

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