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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

parliamentaryLiaisonOfficerToTheCabinet Secretary for Finance, Employment and Sustainable Growth

Scottish Government

07 November 2013 - 21 November 2013

Standards Procedures and Public Appointments Committee

Member

18 September 2012 - 07 November 2013

Local Government and Regeneration Committee

Member

05 June 2013 - 07 November 2013

Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee

Deputy Convener

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

19 January 2011 - 22 March 2011

Scottish Commission for Public Audit

Member

23 December 2010 - 22 March 2011

Rural Affairs and Environment Committee

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

25 October 2005 - 02 April 2007

Scottish Parliamentary Group Convener

Scottish National Party

29 September 2004 - 02 April 2007

Justice 1 Committee

Deputy Convener

15 November 2006 - 02 April 2007

Health Committee

Substitute Member

13 September 2004 - 02 April 2007

Deputy Party Spokesperson on Justice

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

Justice 2 Committee

Member

06 September 2001 - 31 March 2003

Rural Development Committee

Member

Register of interests

Stewart'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 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 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.

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

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.

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]

I am a Professional Member of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM). [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.

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.

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 own shares in Lloyds Bank plc but neither their nominal or market value nor their proportion of that company’s total share issue require them to be registered.

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

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

I am an Associate Member of the Highland Reserve Forces' and Cadets' Association (HRFCA). [Registered 31 December 2017]

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.

Economic Recovery (Funding Support)

Stewart Stevenson made 2 Contributions to this discussion

Chamber - 03 December 2020

2. Stewart Stevenson (Banffshire and Buchan Coast) (SNP): "To ask the Scottish Government what its latest engagement has been with the United Kingdom Government regarding the funding provided to support the economic recovery from Covid-19. (S5O-04818)"

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International Whole Grain Day

Stewart Stevenson made 3 Contributions to this discussion

Chamber - 02 December 2020

Stewart Stevenson (Banffshire and Buchan Coast) (SNP): "International whole grain day takes place on 19 November each year. Yes, we are a wee bit late with our debate—but it is still an important topic. The annual celebration seeks to raise awareness of the health and environmental benefits of whole grain…

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Mental Health Support for Young People

Stewart Stevenson made 1 Contribution to this discussion

Chamber - 01 December 2020

Stewart Stevenson (Banffshire and Buchan Coast) (SNP): "Although I understand exactly what the member is saying, and I do not rebut it, does he accept that being in mental ill health does not prevent someone from being able to engage positively with what happens to them?"

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Regional Marine Planning Inquiry

Stewart Stevenson made 3 Contributions to this discussion

Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee - 01 December 2020

Stewart Stevenson (Banffshire and Buchan Coast) (SNP): "I will start with the balance between marine activity and development…

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Tied Pubs (Scotland) Bill: Stage 1

Stewart Stevenson made 1 Contribution to this discussion

Chamber - 26 November 2020

Stewart Stevenson (Banffshire and Buchan Coast) (SNP): "I express my empathy for the bill’s principles…

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Votes

How Stewart Stevenson has voted in Parliament

Find out how Stewart Stevenson has voted recently.

Motion ref. S5M-23014

Solicitors in the Supreme Courts of Scotland (Amendment) Bill

Submitted by: Christine Grahame, Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Friday, October 9, 2020

Supported by: Bill Bowman, Tom Mason, John Mason
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, December 3, 2020

Result 109 for, 0 against, 0 abstained, 20 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S5M-23537.1

BiFab

Submitted by: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, December 1, 2020

Current status: Has not yet achieved cross-party support

Result 61 for, 2 against, 58 abstained, 8 no vote

MSP abstained

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S5M-23537

BiFab

Submitted by: Alex Rowley, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour. Date lodged: Monday, November 30, 2020

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, December 2, 2020

Result 61 for, 60 against, 0 abstained, 8 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S5M-23536.2

Business Support

Submitted by: Kate Forbes, Skye, Lochaber and Badenoch, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, December 1, 2020

Supported by: Jamie Hepburn, Fiona Hyslop, Ben Macpherson, Ivan McKee
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, December 2, 2020

Result 65 for, 56 against, 0 abstained, 8 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S5M-23536

Business Support

Date lodged: Monday, November 30, 2020

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, December 2, 2020

Result 96 for, 23 against, 1 abstained, 9 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motions

Motions made by Stewart Stevenson in Parliament

Find out what motions Stewart Stevenson has submitted recently.

Motion ref. S5M-21485

Banff Bakers Retire

Current status: Has not yet achieved cross-party support

Motion ref. S5M-22627

Closure of Modo: Circus With Purpose

Current status: Has not yet achieved cross-party support

Motion ref. S5M-22612

Macduff Distillery Marks 60th Anniversary

Current status: Has not yet achieved cross-party support

Motion ref. S5M-22502

Donation to North-East College

Current status: Has not yet achieved cross-party support

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.

S5O-04818 - Unanswered

25 November 2020

Stevenson, Stewart: "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."

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S5O-04788 - Unanswered

18 November 2020

Stevenson, Stewart: "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."

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S5O-04725 - Unanswered

28 October 2020

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

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S5W-32851 - Answered

27 October 2020

Stevenson, Stewart: "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."

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S5W-32161 - Answered

30 September 2020

Stevenson, Stewart: "To ask the Scottish Government what progress is being made to deliver a Future Fisheries Management Strategy."

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