Alex Rowley

Labour MSP for Mid Scotland and Fife


Recent appearances

  • Scottish Parliament: Climate Emergency 26 Sep 2023

    I begin by apologising to you, Presiding Officer, and to the cabinet secretary for being late for the start of the debate. Looking at the extreme weather events that have happened across the world over the past few years, I believed them to be evidence enough of the incredible impact that climate change is having on our environment, on our way of life and on the ability of people around the...
  • Scottish Parliament: Climate Emergency 26 Sep 2023

    Since the announcements, companies have certainly said that they will be far more cautious, and I agree that we need stability in future planning. I am pleased that Mr Stewart agrees that we need to do more. For example, in my village of Kelty, there are zero public chargers for the almost 7,000 people who live there. Across Fife, there are only 160 vehicle chargers, of which only 26 are...
  • Scottish Parliament: Climate Emergency 26 Sep 2023

    Thank you. I will come on to that point, but councils have been starved of cash over the past decade. Their budgets have been cut disproportionately, and councils’ ability to use powers without any resources is very limited. We need to be realistic. If we want councils to have such powers, we need to provide resources and follow things through so that the powers become meaningful. As I...

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Labour MSP for Mid Scotland and Fife

Entered the Scottish Parliament on 23 January 2014 — Byelection

Also represented Cowdenbeath

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