Alexander Stewart (MSP)
|Member of the Scottish Parliament|
for Mid Scotland and Fife
Assumed office |
6 May 2016
|Born||29 November 1962|
|Political party||Scottish Conservative Party|
Alexander James Stewart MSP is a Scottish Conservative Party politician who has been a Member of the Scottish Parliament (MSP) for the Mid Scotland and Fife region since in the election in May 2016.
In 2015, he stood in the UK general election as the Conservative candidate for Perth and North Perthshire, coming second to the Scottish National Party (SNP)'s Pete Wishart, who was returned with a near 10,000 majority.
He was also councillor for Perth City South for 18 years from 1999 to 2017 and has been an elected member since 1999.
Formerly the Scottish Conservative spokesperson for International Development and External Affairs in the Scottish Parliament; Alexander was promoted to Spokesperson and Shadow Minister for Local Government in June 2017 by Scottish Conservative Party Leader, Ruth Davidson MSP.
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- "Anti-EU Campaign Boosted In Scotland As New Tory MSPs Give Their Backing". Buzzfeed.com. Retrieved 5 February 2018.
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