David Stewart MSP, Labour, who will be retiring this May gave his farewell speech in the Scottish Parliament on Thursday 4th of March.
David Stewart ,MSP Labour, has continued to press the Scottish Government on the issue of Covid Passports.
“We truly are facing another epidemic, which is an epidemic of mental health and emotional problems, following the Coronavirus epidemic. “
““This decision was long overdue, but it will be of huge relief to all those businesses across the Highlands and Islands which took out business interruption insurance who have yet to receive a penny.”
David Stewart MSP, Labour, is delighted that the Scottish Government has published guidance to the building industry, ahead of installing fire sprinklers in all new social housing with new regulations coming into effect next year
“It’s crucially important that young people have an active lifestyle because we have got a horrendous rate of Type 2 diabetes. “
Labour’s Rhoda Grant MSP and David Stewart MSP have assured constituents in the Highlands and Islands that they can still be contacted by mail or over the phone, despite regional offices remaining closed due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
“More and more families across Scotland are facing financial hardship, but the SNP Government are failing to provide the direct and immediate support needed. “
“It’s been a privilege to serve Inverness and the Highlands and Islands throughout my career but it’s time to move over for new blood.”
David Stewart MSP: “How acts of kindness can help people’s mental wellbeing during the COVID-19 pandemic.”
“This year’s Mental Health Awareness Week is putting the focus on kindness as a means of helping people through the pandemic and building a better society as we emerge from it.”