David Stewart MSP Highlands and Islands, Labour, Scottish Labour Shadow Minister for Environmental Justice


David Stewart

Most spoken phrases

Last updated 3rd Jun 2009

  1. Israeli settlements
  2. Northcote Road shops
  3. Dangerous dogs petition
  4. Clapham Junction tube
  5. Heathrow expansion
  6. Health services
  7. Fly tipping

This information is based on the most frequently spoken phrases by this representative.


  • Born:

  • Positions

    Scottish Labour: Whip 2007, Shadow Minister for Environment 2008, Chief Whip 2008-11; Member, Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body 2011-15; Scottish Labour Shadow Minister for: Transport and Islands 2014-15, Environmental Justice 2015-.
  • Scottish Parliamentary Committee

    Infrastructure and Capital Investment.
  • Electoral history

    MSP for Highlands and Islands region since 3 May 2007. Contested Inverness and Nairn constituency 2011 and 2016 Scottish Parliament elections.
  • Political interests

    Rural affairs, local and regional government, health, international development, social security, defence, oil industry, gas industry, small businesses, energy, aviation, voluntary sector.
  • Party groups

    Member, Scottish executive, Labour Party 1985-95; Scottish Group of Labour MPs: Executive member 1999-2001, Secretary 2001-03; Chair, Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey CLP.
  • All party groups (office-holding)

    Convener, Diabetes Group 2011-; Scotch Whisky Group: Convener 2011-12, Deputy Convener 2012-; Deputy Convener, Aviation Group 2012-14.
  • Countries of interest

    Italy, USA.
  • International bodies

    Member: Inter-parliamentary Union, British-American Group.

Election record for Highlands and Islands, 05 May 2011

Party Percentage of votes
Scottish National Party 47.5%
Labour 14.5%
Conservative 11.6%
Name Party Seats Votes % of votes
John Finnie, Jean Urquhart, Mike MacKenzie Scottish National Party 3 85,082 47.5
Rhoda Grant, David Stewart Labour 2 25,884 14.5
Jamie McGrigor, Mary Elizabeth Scanlon Conservative 2 20,843 11.6
Turnout %

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