All 7 results for brexit speaker:Kevin Stewart

Scottish Parliament: Scottish Products (United States Tariffs) (14 Nov 2019)

Kevin Stewart: Like you stood against Brexit?

Scottish Parliament: Housing (Kirkcaldy) (10 Oct 2019)

Kevin Stewart: I agree with David Torrance. I am concerned that a no-deal Brexit could undermine all our good work on increasing Scotland’s housing supply. In 2017, 7,000 European Union nationals were employed in the Scottish construction sector. A no-deal Brexit would pose a significant risk to the Scottish construction workforce and to builders’ supply chains. The United Kingdom Government’s...

Scottish Parliament: “Housing is a human right” (27 Mar 2019)

Kevin Stewart: ...been quite clear, as has the First Minister. At this time, it is key that we protect the human rights legislation that we have. That legislation is very much under threat if we end up with a hard Brexit or even with a softer Brexit, because the United Kingdom Government has not made a commitment on human rights. Over the piece, this Parliament has done very well, under Governments of all...

Scottish Parliament: Housing and Ageing (29 Jan 2019)

Kevin Stewart: .... She can be assured that we will look at all that, but does she recognise that a huge amount of effort on the part of parliamentary committees and the Government has been on dealing with post-Brexit scenarios? We could not be complacent around building standards on that front.

Scottish Parliament: Planning and Inclusive Growth (5 Dec 2017)

Kevin Stewart: ...facilitator in the growth of our economy, particularly in light of the challenges ahead of us. For example, the Government is acutely aware of the particular threats to rural Scotland arising from Brexit and the importance of planning as an enabler of development in our rural communities. Planning needs a rethink if we are to realise its full potential as a driver for sustainable growth....

Scottish Parliament: Draft Budget 2017-18 (25 Jan 2017)

Kevin Stewart: is proposing to increase the tax by up to 15 per cent. I turn to stability in our economy and public services. I note that Willie Rennie highlighted the challenges that we face as a result of Brexit, which poses risks to our economy and creates uncertainty for businesses, communities and households across Scotland, so we have to take that into account in everything that we do. I have...

Scottish Parliament: European Union Referendum (Impact on Local Government) (24 Nov 2016)

Kevin Stewart: ...economy. We will work in partnership with councils to respond to the implications of the EU referendum outcome. The Scottish Government is exploring all options to protect Scotland from a hard Brexit that economists say will cost 80,000 Scottish jobs. Our five key interests are democracy, economic prosperity, social protection, solidarity and influence. European funding is important to...

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