Kevin Stewart (Scottish politician)

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Kevin Stewart
MSP
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Convener of the
Scottish Parliament
Local Government and Regeneration Committee
Incumbent
Assumed office
November 2012
Preceded by Joe Fitzpatrick (Minister for Parliamentary Business)
Member of the Scottish Parliament
for Aberdeen Central
Incumbent
Assumed office
6 May 2011
Preceded by Lewis Macdonald
Majority 617
Personal details
Born 3 June 1968
Aberdeen, Scotland
Political party Scottish National Party
Committees Local Government and Regeneration Committee, Welfare Reform Committee

Kevin Stewart is a Scottish National Party Member of the Scottish Parliament, representing Aberdeen Central since the 2011 election.

Stewart is the convener of the Scottish Parliament's Local Government and Regeneration Committee, a member of the Welfare Reform Committee and also sits on the Justice Sub-committee on Policing. He is also involved in the Cross-Party Groups on Oil & Gas, Scots language, Nuclear Disarmament, Malawi and Tibet.

Stewart has also lodged a number of motions in parliament in support of Votes at 16.

Before his election to the Scottish Parliament, he had served as a local councillor for over eleven years and served as Depute Leader of Aberdeen City Council. As a councillor, he chaired the Finance and Resources Committee and the North East of Scotland's Regional Transport Partnership, NESTRANS. He also served as the chair of the 3Rs Board.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kevin Stewart "SNP biography". Retrieved 6 May 2011. 

External links[edit]

Scottish Parliament
Preceded by
Lewis Macdonald
Member of the Scottish Parliament for Aberdeen Central
2011–present
Incumbent