Fergus Ewing MSP

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Fergus Ewing MSP

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  • Member for: Inverness and Nairn
  • Region: Highlands and Islands
  • Party: Scottish National Party

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Meeting of the Parliament (Virtual) 21 January 2021 [Draft] : 21 dhen Fhaoilleach 2021


Fergus Ewing

In the case of the coach sector and most other sectors, I would expect payments to be made following the application process that is being launched either this mo...



Meeting of the Parliament (Virtual) 21 January 2021 [Draft] : 21 dhen Fhaoilleach 2021


The Cabinet Secretary for Rural Economy and Tourism (Fergus Ewing)

The Scottish Government meets weekly with the sector to discuss a range of issues including the impacts of Covid restrictions, the need for continued business support and the route to recove...



Meeting of the Parliament (Virtual) 21 January 2021 [Draft] : 21 dhen Fhaoilleach 2021


Fergus Ewing

That is correct. The trade agreement negotiated by the UK is such that if, at the expiry of the five-year period, the European Union does not obtain a rollover or...



Meeting of the Parliament (Virtual) 21 January 2021 [Draft] : 21 dhen Fhaoilleach 2021


The Cabinet Secretary for Rural Economy and Tourism (Fergus Ewing)

Just as we warned, Brexit is having a devastating and immediate impact on the farmed fish sector, particularly salmon farming. The Scottish Salmon Producers Organisation has estimated that t...



Meeting of the Parliament (Virtual) 21 January 2021 [Draft] : 21 dhen Fhaoilleach 2021


Fergus Ewing

Mr McArthur raises an important point on an issue that has, again, been exacerbated by the Brexit difficulties. It will have a significant impact on things such as labelling, requiring addit...



Meeting of the Parliament (Virtual) 21 January 2021 [Draft] : 21 dhen Fhaoilleach 2021


Fergus Ewing

We are working on that at the moment, and I will get back to Mr Smyth with a more detailed answer. I respectfully point out that we are in the middle of not just ...



Meeting of the Parliament (Virtual) 21 January 2021 [Draft] : 21 dhen Fhaoilleach 2021


Fergus Ewing

It is emerging that the compensation scheme will benefit only a few and that there will be quite high hurdles. Many businesses in the seafood sector that have bee...



Meeting of the Parliament (Virtual) 21 January 2021 [Draft] : 21 dhen Fhaoilleach 2021


The Cabinet Secretary for Rural Economy and Tourism (Fergus Ewing)

Since the start of the pandemic, our support for business and the economy has totalled almost £3 billion, which demonstrates our commitment to supporting the econ...



Meeting of the Parliament (Virtual) 21 January 2021 [Draft] : 21 dhen Fhaoilleach 2021


Fergus Ewing

Yes, I will, and I will do so when I meet Nigel Huddleston on 28 January. I am grateful to Rona Mackay for raising the issue in the Scottish Parliament.

Meeting of the Parliament (Virtual) 21 January 2021 [Draft] : 21 dhen Fhaoilleach 2021


The Cabinet Secretary for Rural Economy and Tourism (Fergus Ewing)

Despite the serious implications for travel, tourism and retail, there was no prior engagement between the UK Government and the Scottish Government on the matter.

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-23894.3: Protecting Scotland’s Health and Care Workforce (Jeane Freeman)
Meeting Date: 20/01/2021
Result - For: 64, Against: 58 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-23894.1: Protecting Scotland’s Health and Care Workforce (Donald Cameron)
Meeting Date: 20/01/2021
Result - For: 56, Against: 62 Abstain: 5
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-23894: Protecting Scotland’s Health and Care Workforce (Monica Lennon)
Meeting Date: 20/01/2021
Result - For: 66, Against: 57 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-23903: Approval of SSI (Graeme Dey)
Meeting Date: 20/01/2021
Result - For: 100, Against: 1 Abstain: 21
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ForCarried
S5M-23910: Approval of SSI (Graeme Dey)
Meeting Date: 20/01/2021
Result - For: 118, Against: 1 Abstain: 2
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ForCarried
S5M-23911: Approval of SSI (Graeme Dey)
Meeting Date: 20/01/2021
Result - For: 96, Against: 5 Abstain: 18
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ForCarried
S5M-23884: Covert Human Intelligence Sources (Criminal Conduct) Bill - UK Legislation (Humza Yousaf)
Meeting Date: 19/01/2021
Result - For: 92, Against: 27 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-23606: Protection of Workers (Retail and Age-restricted Goods and Services) (Scotland) Bill (Daniel Johnson)
Meeting Date: 19/01/2021
Result - For: 118, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-23815.2: Trade and Co-operation Agreement between the United Kingdom and the European Union (Ruth Davidson)
Meeting Date: 30/12/2020
Result - For: 30, Against: 94 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-23815.3: Trade and Co-operation Agreement between the United Kingdom and the European Union (Richard Leonard)
Meeting Date: 30/12/2020
Result - For: 94, Against: 30 Abstain: 0
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EventIdTypeSub TypeMSP NameParty NameConstituencyRegionTitleItemTextFormattedAnswer DateAnswerStatusIdExpectedAnswerDateAnsweredByMspApprovedDateSubmissionDateMeetingDateProductionStatusIdRecordStatusIdStatus DateOnBehalfOfConsideredForMembersBusinessCrossPartySupportRegisteredInterestSupportCountSupportDateIsEventLinkCurrentMinister
Motion S5M-23935: Fergus Ewing, Inverness and Nairn, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 22/01/2021 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-23437: Fergus Ewing, Inverness and Nairn, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 20/11/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-23419: Fergus Ewing, Inverness and Nairn, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 18/11/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-23299.2: Fergus Ewing, Inverness and Nairn, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 10/11/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-23264: Fergus Ewing, Inverness and Nairn, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 05/11/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-23263: Fergus Ewing, Inverness and Nairn, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 05/11/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22889: Fergus Ewing, Inverness and Nairn, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 29/09/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22670: Fergus Ewing, Inverness and Nairn, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 08/09/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22591: Fergus Ewing, Inverness and Nairn, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 01/09/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22514: Fergus Ewing, Inverness and Nairn, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 24/08/2020 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S3W-06602: Fergus Ewing, Central Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 19/11/2007 Show Full Question >>
Question S3O-06602: Fergus Ewing, Glasgow Anniesland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 19/11/2007 Show Full Question >>
Question S3W-00000: Fergus Ewing, Inverness East, Nairn and Lochaber, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 09/05/2007 Show Full Question >>
Question S3W-00001: Fergus Ewing, Inverness East, Nairn and Lochaber, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 09/05/2007 Show Full Question >>
Question S3W-00002: Fergus Ewing, Inverness East, Nairn and Lochaber, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 09/05/2007 Show Full Question >>
Question S2W-32686: Fergus Ewing, Inverness East, Nairn and Lochaber, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 19/03/2007 Show Full Question >>
Question S2W-32674: Fergus Ewing, Inverness East, Nairn and Lochaber, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 19/03/2007 Show Full Question >>
Question S2W-32673: Fergus Ewing, Inverness East, Nairn and Lochaber, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 19/03/2007 Show Full Question >>
Question S2W-32675: Fergus Ewing, Inverness East, Nairn and Lochaber, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 19/03/2007 Show Full Question >>
Question S2W-32677: Fergus Ewing, Inverness East, Nairn and Lochaber, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 19/03/2007 Show Full Question >>

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