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  • Member for: Highlands and Islands
  • Region: Ar
  • Party: Scottish Labour

David is a member of the following Committees:

David is a member of the following Cross-Party Groups:

Parliamentary Activities

Member of the Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body
Member of the Conveners Group

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Infrastructure and Capital Investment Committee 03 February 2016 [Draft] : 03 February 2016


David Stewart (Highlands and Islands) (Lab)

I say at the outset that, like Mike MacKenzie, I represent the Highlands and Islands. As you can imagine, broadband is a huge issue there, and speed of broadband ...



Infrastructure and Capital Investment Committee 03 February 2016 [Draft] : 03 February 2016


David Stewart

Let me give an example that I have picked up. A couple who moved to the Western Isles wanting to run a small guesthouse have found that they cannot use their book...



Infrastructure and Capital Investment Committee 03 February 2016 [Draft] : 03 February 2016


David Stewart

In fairness, the broadband delivery UK funding to Highlands and Islands Enterprise, which BT is now developing, has been a huge boost. We have had regular briefin...



Infrastructure and Capital Investment Committee 03 February 2016 [Draft] : 03 February 2016


David Stewart

What might seem like a left-field issue that has been raised with me by some academics relates to corporate planning across all services and Government. Let me gi...



Infrastructure and Capital Investment Committee 03 February 2016 [Draft] : 03 February 2016


David Stewart

My next question, which is a bit of a chicken and egg one, is about rural areas. You will know that the Highlands and Islands is an area larger than Belgium with ...



Infrastructure and Capital Investment Committee 03 February 2016 [Draft] : 03 February 2016


David Stewart

My final question is on my contention that broadband development is probably one of the most vital ways of increasing economic activity in the Highlands and Islan...



Infrastructure and Capital Investment Committee 03 February 2016 [Draft] : 03 February 2016


David Stewart

I said that that was my final question, but I think that I was having a senior moment, because I had forgotten my other question.



Infrastructure and Capital Investment Committee 03 February 2016 [Draft] : 03 February 2016


David Stewart

I will do. I am quite interested in Government’s role in the award of contracts in which wi-fi and broadband is seen as a function, for example Caledonian MacBray...



Infrastructure and Capital Investment Committee 03 February 2016 [Draft] : 03 February 2016


David Stewart

I have a technical question on the back of that. A number of constituents have written to me about nuisance calls. They are part of the Telephone Preference Servi...



Infrastructure and Capital Investment Committee 03 February 2016 [Draft] : 03 February 2016


David Stewart

When constituents are signing up to things, they should be clear about what they are signing and watch that. Is the solution then to go back and sign up to the Pr...

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S4M-15128.1 Maureen Watt: Transplantation (Authorisation of Removal of Organs etc.) (Scotland) Bill—
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S4M-15128 Anne McTaggart: Transplantation (Authorisation of Removal of Organs etc.) (Scotland) Bill—
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Amendment 28 moved by Rhoda Grant on motion S4M-15561 Jamie Hepburn: Carers (Scotland) Bill—That the
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Amendment 29 moved by Rhoda Grant on motion S4M-15561 Jamie Hepburn: Carers (Scotland) Bill—That the
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Amendment 30 moved by Rhoda Grant on motion S4M-15561 Jamie Hepburn: Carers (Scotland) Bill—That the
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S4M-14673 Richard Simpson: Alcohol (Licensing, Public Health and Criminal Justice) (Scotland) Bill—T
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S4M-15522 John Swinney: Budget (Scotland) (No.5) Bill—That the Parliament agrees to the general prin
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Motion S4M-15621: David Stewart, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 10/02/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-15558: David Stewart, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 02/02/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-15448: David Stewart, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 26/01/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-15312: David Stewart, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 12/01/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-15236: David Stewart, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 18/12/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-15036: David Stewart, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 02/12/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-14942: David Stewart, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 23/11/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-14934: David Stewart, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 23/11/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-14900: David Stewart, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 18/11/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-14843: David Stewart, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 13/11/2015 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S4W-29855: David Stewart, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 09/02/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-29854: David Stewart, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 09/02/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-29853: David Stewart, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 09/02/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-29834: David Stewart, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 08/02/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-29602: David Stewart, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 01/02/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-29582: David Stewart, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 29/01/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-29542: David Stewart, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 28/01/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-29529: David Stewart, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 27/01/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-29476: David Stewart, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 25/01/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-29460: David Stewart, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 22/01/2016 Show Full Question >>

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