Alexander Stewart (MSP)

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Alexander Stewart

Alexander Stewart MSP.jpg
Memmer o the Scottish Parliament
for Mid Scotland and Fife
(1 o 7 Regional MSPs)
Assumed office
6 Mey 2016
Personal details
BornAlexander James Stewart
(1962-11-29) 29 November 1962 (age 58)
Poleetical pairtyScots Conservative Pairty

Alexander James Stewart (born 29 November 1962) is a Scots Conservative Pairty politician that haes been a Memmer o the Scots Pairlament (MSP) for the Mid Scotland and Fife region syne 2016.[1]

Political thrift[eedit | eedit soorce]

Stewart stairtit his political thrift whan he wis electit tae Perth and Kinross Cooncil as a cooncillor for Perth City South.[2]

Stewart stuid in the 2015 general election as the Scots Conservative candidate for Perth and North Perthshire, comin seicont ahint the Scots National Pairty (SNP)'s Pete Wishart, that wis electit wi a near 10,000 majority.[3]

In the 2016 Scots Pairlament election, Stewart stuid as the Scots Conservative candidate for Clackmannanshire and Dunblane whaur he came third,[4] then wis electit frae the Mid Scotland and Fife regional leet. Aifter his election to the Scottish Parliament, he demittit as a cooncillor at the 2017 Scots local elections haein sert in the role for 18 year.[2]

Stewart campaigned for Britain tae leave the European Union in the 2016 EU Referendum.[5]

He uised tae be the the Scottish Conservative spokesbody for International Development and External Affairs in the Scots Pairlament; Stewart wis promuived tae Spokesperson an Shadow Minister for Local Government in Juin 2017 bi Scots Conservative Pairty leader Ruth Davidson.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Election 2016: Mid Scotland and Fife. Scottish Parliament region". BBC News. 6 Mey 2016. Retrieved 7 Mey 2016.
  2. a b "CMIS > Councillors > Overview of Councillors". Perth-and-kinross.cmis.uk.com. Retrieved 18 Juin 2016.
  3. "UK Parliamentary General Election results – Perth & Kinross Council". Pkc.gov.uk. Archived frae the original on 11 Mey 2016. Retrieved 18 Juin 2016.
  4. "Election 2016: Clackmannanshire and Dunblane. Scottish Parliament constituency". BBC News. 6 Mey 2016. Retrieved 7 Mey 2016.
  5. "Anti-EU Campaign Boosted in Scotland As New Tory MSPs Give Their Backing". Buzzfeed.com. Retrieved 5 Februar 2018.