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Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs)

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Stewart Stevenson

Scottish National Party

MSP for Banffshire and Buchan Coast (Constituency) 2011 - present day

Former MSP for Banff and Buchan (Constituency) 2001 - 2011

About Stewart Stevenson

Contact details

Contact online

Twitter: @zsstevens

Facebook: Stewart's facebook

Contact at the Scottish Parliament

The Scottish Parliament
Edinburgh
EH99 1SP

Phone: 01779 470444
Text relay calls welcome.

Committees

Cross-party groups

Stewart is a member of 1 cross-party group

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Aviation

Co-Convener

Parliamentary and Government Roles

Stewart does not have any parliamentary or government roles

Party Roles

Stewart does not have any party roles

Previous roles

Stewart has had 33 previous roles

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

21 April 2020 - 16 September 2020

COVID19 Committee

Member

06 October 2016 - 20 June 2019

Justice SubCommittee on Policing

Member

30 October 2018 - 25 April 2019

Hutchesons Hospital Transfer and Dissolution Scotland Bill Committee

Deputy Convener

12 September 2018 - 30 October 2018

Hutchesons Hospital Transfer and Dissolution Scotland Bill Committee

Member

26 October 2017 - 24 May 2018

Justice Committee

Substitute Member

08 June 2016 - 26 October 2017

Justice Committee

Member

21 November 2013 - 23 March 2016

Conveners Group

Member

21 November 2013 - 23 March 2016

Standards Procedures and Public Appointments Committee

Convener

07 November 2013 - 23 March 2016

Local Government and Regeneration Committee

Substitute Member

07 November 2013 - 23 March 2016

Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee

Member

01 October 2012 - 14 February 2014

Parliamentary Liaison Officer to the Cabinet Secretary for Finance, Employment and Sustainable Growth

Scottish Government

07 November 2013 - 21 November 2013

Standards Procedures and Public Appointments Committee

Member

05 June 2013 - 07 November 2013

Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee

Deputy Convener

18 September 2012 - 07 November 2013

Local Government and Regeneration Committee

Member

02 October 2012 - 04 June 2013

Subordinate Legislation Committee

Deputy Convener

18 September 2012 - 02 October 2012

Subordinate Legislation Committee

Member

25 May 2011 - 06 September 2012

Minister for Environment and Climate Change

Scottish Government

23 December 2010 - 22 March 2011

Rural Affairs and Environment Committee

Member

19 January 2011 - 22 March 2011

Scottish Commission for Public Audit

Member

23 December 2010 - 22 March 2011

Standards Procedures and Public Appointments Committee

Member

17 May 2007 - 11 December 2010

Minister for Transport, Infrastructure and Climate Change

Scottish Government

15 November 2006 - 02 April 2007

Health Committee

Substitute Member

13 September 2004 - 02 April 2007

Deputy Party Spokesperson on Justice

Scottish National Party

29 September 2004 - 02 April 2007

Justice 1 Committee

Deputy Convener

25 October 2005 - 02 April 2007

Scottish Parliamentary Group Convener

Scottish National Party

22 February 2006 - 15 March 2006

Interests of Members of the Scottish Parliament Bill Committee

Substitute Member

30 September 2004 - 21 February 2006

Subordinate Legislation Committee

Substitute Member

16 June 2004 - 27 October 2004

Edinburgh Tram Line Two Bill Committee

Member

23 September 2004 - 29 September 2004

Justice 1 Committee

Member

04 June 2003 - 23 September 2004

Communities Committee

Member

30 May 2003 - 13 September 2004

Deputy Party Spokesperson on Health

Scottish National Party

06 September 2001 - 31 March 2003

Rural Development Committee

Member

06 September 2001 - 31 March 2003

Justice 2 Committee

Member

Register of interests

Stewart'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 Stewart Stevenson. The date of their initial statement was 12 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 an Associate Member of the Highland Reserve Forces' and Cadets' Association (HRFCA). [Registered 31 December 2017]

I am a Member of the Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM). [Registered 31 December 2017]

I own shares in Scottish & Southern Energy plc but neither their nominal or market value nor their proportion of that company’s total share issue require them to be registered.

I own shares in Boyndie Wind Farm Co-operative Limited (an Industrial and Provident Society) but neither their nominal or market value nor their proportion of that company’s total share issue require them to be registered. [Amended interest 10 December 2020, Ceased Interest 10 December 2020

I am a Professional Member of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM). [Registered 31 December 2017]

I am Honorary Vice-President of Railfuture UK. I receive neither remuneration nor expenses as a consequence of this appointment and am not a director of this body.

I am a Member at the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET). [Registered 31 December 2017]

I was resident in two properties in Scotland, owning one jointly with my spouse and the other I owned alone. The latter was used as my Edinburgh Accommodation until 19 November 2020 when I sold the property. [Amended Interest 19 November 2020, Ceased Interest 19 November 2020]

I am a Fellow of the Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce (RSA). [Registered 31 December 2017]

From time to time I participate in surveys which result in payments to voluntary bodies nominated by me. I receive no financial benefit from this.

Until 10 December 2020 I owned shares in Lloyds Bank plc but neither their nominal or market value nor their proportion of that company’s total share issue required them to be registered.

I am Honorary President of the Scottish Association for Public Transport. I receive neither remuneration nor expenses as a consequence of this appointment and am not a director of this body.

Recent Activity

What was said

What Stewart Stevenson 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: 21 January 2021

Dogs (Protection of Livestock) (Amendment) (Scotland) Bill: Stage 1

Stewart Stevenson (Banffshire and Buchan Coast) (SNP): "I declare that I am the joint owner of a very small registered agricultural holding that our neighbour Gordon, who is a farmer, puts sheep on from time to time during the year…

Culture, Tourism, Europe and External Affairs Committee meeting date: 21 January 2021

Tourism Sector (Covid-19)

Stewart Stevenson (Banffshire and Buchan Coast) (SNP): "I want to raise the subject of community events. We have not heard much about them, but they are part of what adds colour and attracts tourists right across Scotland, particularly in rural areas…

Culture, Tourism, Europe and External Affairs Committee meeting date: 21 January 2021

Census (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2020 (SSI 2020/450)

Stewart Stevenson: "I had not intended to speak, convener, but I wish to provide balance. The Government has worked hard to come up with a robust approach to the census, which is an important statistical exercise that underpins much of public and private sector planning…

Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee meeting date: 20 January 2021

Climate Change Plan

Stewart Stevenson (Banffshire and Buchan Coast) (SNP): "I am the joint owner of a small registered agricultural holding, from which I derive no income."

Chamber meeting date: 19 January 2021

Fishing Communities (Compensation)

1. Stewart Stevenson (Banffshire and Buchan Coast) (SNP): "With your indulgence, Presiding Officer, I thank my constituent who has just given our time for reflection…

Votes

How Stewart Stevenson has voted in Parliament

Find out how Stewart Stevenson has voted recently.

Motion ref. S5M-23803

Post-mortem Examinations (Defence Time Limit) (Scotland) Bill

Submitted by: Gil Paterson, Clydebank and Milngavie, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Wednesday, December 23, 2020

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Tuesday, January 26, 2021

Result 26 for, 90 against, 1 abstained, 12 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S5M-23917

Culpable Homicide (Scotland) Bill

Submitted by: Claire Baker, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour. Date lodged: Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, January 21, 2021

Result 26 for, 89 against, 0 abstained, 14 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S5M-23911

Approval of SSI

Submitted by: Graeme Dey, Angus South, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Result 96 for, 5 against, 18 abstained, 10 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S5M-23903

Approval of SSI

Submitted by: Graeme Dey, Angus South, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Result 100 for, 1 against, 21 abstained, 7 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S5M-23910

Approval of SSI

Submitted by: Graeme Dey, Angus South, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Result 118 for, 1 against, 2 abstained, 8 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motions

Written questions

Written questions Stewart Stevenson 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. S5W-34735

Asked by: Stevenson, Stewart, Banffshire and Buchan Coast, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 22 January 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what consideration it has given to the prioritisation of First Responders, who work on the frontline alongside the emergency services as volunteers, in the COVID-19 vaccination programme."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S5O-04919

Asked by: Stevenson, Stewart, Banffshire and Buchan Coast, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 6 January 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what preparations it is making for its participation in COP26."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S5W-34163

Asked by: Stevenson, Stewart, Banffshire and Buchan Coast, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 18 December 2020

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on the publication of its Hydrogen Policy Statement and Scottish Hydrogen Assessment report."

Answered by: Paul Wheelhouse on 21 December 2020

Question ref. S5O-04889

Asked by: Stevenson, Stewart, Banffshire and Buchan Coast, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 16 December 2020

"To ask the Scottish Government what action it is taking in the Banffshire and Buchan Coast constituency to help take families out of poverty."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S5W-34021

Asked by: Stevenson, Stewart, Banffshire and Buchan Coast, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 11 December 2020

"To ask the Scottish Government, further to the commitment in its Programme for Government to publish a high-level statement on biodiversity before the end of 2020, when it plans to fulfil that commitment."

Answered by: Roseanna Cunningham on 14 December 2020

Question ref. S5W-34020

Asked by: Stevenson, Stewart, Banffshire and Buchan Coast, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 11 December 2020

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on progress on the North lot of the R100 programme."

Answered by: Paul Wheelhouse on 14 December 2020

Question ref. S5O-04818

Asked by: Stevenson, Stewart, Banffshire and Buchan Coast, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 25 November 2020

"To ask the Scottish Government what its latest engagement has been with the UK Government regarding the funding provided to support the economic recovery from COVID-19."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S5O-04788

Asked by: Stevenson, Stewart, Banffshire and Buchan Coast, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 18 November 2020

"To ask the Scottish Government what financial and mental health support has been made available to students in further and higher education who have been negatively impacted by COVID-19."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S5O-04725

Asked by: Stevenson, Stewart, Banffshire and Buchan Coast, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 28 October 2020

"To ask the Scottish Government what welfare funding is being made available to support people facing financial hardship as a result of COVID-19."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S5W-32851

Asked by: Stevenson, Stewart, Banffshire and Buchan Coast, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 27 October 2020

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on the actions it is taking to deliver its target to meet 11% of non-electrical heat demand from renewable sources by 2020."

Answered by: Paul Wheelhouse on 28 October 2020

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