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Meeting of the Parliament 11 December 2018 : 11 December 2018


David Stewart (Highlands and Islands) (Lab)

I congratulate Angela Constance on securing the debate and for her comprehensive and interesting speech. I also warmly welcome to the gallery all our VIP guests, ...



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 06 December 2018 [Draft] : 06 December 2018


David Stewart

This is probably a rather sweeping generalisation, but spending on consultancy has an opportunity cost. In other words, spending on consultancy can be converted i...



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 06 December 2018 [Draft] : 06 December 2018


David Stewart

On a related area, in the annual audit report, you mention the burden that the “number and valu...



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 06 December 2018 [Draft] : 06 December 2018


David Stewart

Not for the first time, you have predicted my next question, which is about the strength of internal monitoring. You have expressed a view in the section 22 repor...



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 06 December 2018 [Draft] : 06 December 2018


David Stewart (Highlands and Islands) (Lab)

Good morning, Auditor General, and thank you for your evidence. You mention consultancy fees in your report. As you point out, there has been a considerable jump ...



Meeting of the Parliament 06 December 2018 [Draft] : 06 December 2018


David Stewart

The cabinet secretary will be well aware of the UK Government changes that were made this week, which will double the non-EU staff levy that has to be paid. That ...



Meeting of the Parliament 06 December 2018 [Draft] : 06 December 2018


David Stewart (Highlands and Islands) (Lab)

This has been an excellent debate, with insightful and well-informed speeches from across the chamber. As a member of the Health and Sport Committee, I was present and took an active part in...



Meeting of the Parliament 06 December 2018 [Draft] : 06 December 2018


David Stewart

The minister will be well aware that, in Scotland, there has never been a case of multiple fire deaths where a working sprinkler has been in place. As the Parliam...



Meeting of the Parliament 04 December 2018 : 04 December 2018


David Stewart (Highlands and Islands) (Lab)

This has been an excellent and well-informed debate. I thank the Public Petitions Committee for its hard work. I particularly acknowledge the contribution of Elaine Smith; she has been a fan...



Meeting of the Parliament 28 November 2018 [Draft] : 28 November 2018


David Stewart

Will the minister give way?

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-15096.4: Sea Fisheries and End of Year Negotiations (Peter Chapman)
Meeting Date: 11/12/2018
Result - For: 26, Against: 83 Abstain: 1
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-15096.1: Sea Fisheries and End of Year Negotiations (Rhoda Grant)
Meeting Date: 11/12/2018
Result - For: 84, Against: 26 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-15096.3: Sea Fisheries and End of Year Negotiations (Mark Ruskell)
Meeting Date: 11/12/2018
Result - For: 62, Against: 31 Abstain: 17
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AbstainCarried
S5M-15096: Sea Fisheries and End of Year Negotiations (Fergus Ewing)
Meeting Date: 11/12/2018
Result - For: 67, Against: 26 Abstain: 17
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AbstainCarried
S5M-15032: Protecting Our Interests: Scotland's Response to the UK Government and EU's Withdrawal Agreement and Political Declaration (Michael Russell)
Meeting Date: 05/12/2018
Result - For: 92, Against: 29 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-15017: Counter-Terrorism and Border Security Bill - UK Legislation (Humza Yousaf)
Meeting Date: 04/12/2018
Result - For: 100, Against: 7 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-14962.2: Ending Homelessness Together (Andy Wightman)
Meeting Date: 29/11/2018
Result - For: 20, Against: 85 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedDefeated
S5M-14914.2: New Approach Needed to Tackle Scotland’s Drugs Crisis (Joe FitzPatrick)
Meeting Date: 28/11/2018
Result - For: 85, Against: 32 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-14914: New Approach Needed to Tackle Scotland’s Drugs Crisis (Miles Briggs)
Meeting Date: 28/11/2018
Result - For: 89, Against: 28 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
SP Bill 24: Scottish Crown Estate Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 1
Meeting Date: 21/11/2018
Result - For: 28, Against: 89 Abstain: 0
AgainstDefeated

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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 >>
Motion S5M-13862: David Stewart, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 11/09/2018 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5W-20513: David Stewart, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 11/12/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-20490: David Stewart, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 10/12/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-20378: David Stewart, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 04/12/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-20380: David Stewart, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 04/12/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-20367: David Stewart, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 04/12/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-20368: David Stewart, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 04/12/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-20366: David Stewart, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 04/12/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02660: David Stewart, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 26/11/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02615: David Stewart, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 19/11/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02608: David Stewart, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 15/11/2018 Show Full Question >>

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