• Forres Police Public Counter – Sign the petition

    Highlands & Islands MSP David Stewart has written to Moray and Aberdeenshire Police Scotland Commander, Chief Superintendent Mark McLaren, seeking an explanation as to why Forres Police public counter is not open to the public for the same period as the counters at Buckie and Nairn.

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  • David Stewart – Views sought on Scottish Fire Service shake-up

    Highlands and Islands Labour MSPs, David Stewart and Rhoda Grant, are appealing to people throughout the region to respond to the request from the Scottish Parliament’s Justice Committee for written views on the reform of the fire and rescue service.

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  • Automatic External Defibrillators for Sheltered Housing Communities

    Highlands and Islands MSP David Stewart is calling on local Councillors whose wards contain areas of sheltered housing ,managed by a warden, to consider investing in an Automatic External Defibrillator (AED).

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Support for Member’s Motion

Alan Michael, Community Champion, Great Scot Awards 2014

That the Parliament congratulates Alan Michael from Inverness on being named Community Champion at the 2014 Great Scot Awards; understands that, for the last 34 years, Alan has made it his life‘s mission to ensure that people in or around Inverness do not feel isolated or alone; considers that he has helped hundreds of older people by setting up friendship clubs in Invernessshire along with 26 many other initiatives, including opening Men‘s Sheds and being a hospital radio sports commentator, and commends Alan on this well-deserved honour, which he accepted with his usual wit and humble nature.

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David Stewart backs Money for Life Challenge and calls on local organisations to get involved

David Stewart is encouraging education and training organisations to back Lloyds Banking Group’s Money for Life Challenge, a national competition for 16–24 year olds.

As financial education has recently become part of the national curriculum, the Challenge is a complementary way for young people to learn vital money management skills, whilst helping to promote financial education in their community.

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David Stewart Raises Concerns over A82 Tree Felling

North MSP David Stewart has raised concerns over tree felling on the A82 at Glenrigh, around a mile north of Corran, with the Transport Minister in Parliament today by asking if a tree felling programme had contributed to landslides in the local area which forced the closure of the A82 Fort William to Ballachulish road for over 30 hours