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 19 January 2017 [Draft] : 19 January 2017


Fergus Ewing

I thoroughly enjoyed the debate and I was delighted to receive an invitation from Mairi Evans to the Bonfest. I confess that I was previously ignorant of it, but after her contribution I und...



Meeting of the Parliament 19 January 2017 [Draft] : 19 January 2017


Fergus Ewing

I have always found that one of the distinct advantages of taking an intervention from Mr Stewart Stevenson is that it tends to be an educative process. That was ...



Meeting of the Parliament 19 January 2017 [Draft] : 19 January 2017


Fergus Ewing

I am sure that you will, Presiding Officer, and rightly so. We will see how it goes.



Meeting of the Parliament 19 January 2017 [Draft] : 19 January 2017


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

The devolution of most rural powers in 1999, together with access to billions of pounds of funding through European Union membership, gave Scotland’s Parliament a...



Meeting of the Parliament 17 January 2017 [Draft] : 17 January 2017


Fergus Ewing

I certainly will do that. I hope to get to Shetland. I can blame the British Government for my not having done so, because I had to meet it in Wales. I could not ...



Meeting of the Parliament 17 January 2017 [Draft] : 17 January 2017


Fergus Ewing

Yes, I will certainly give way. We need to...



Meeting of the Parliament 17 January 2017 [Draft] : 17 January 2017


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

I congratulate Stewart Stevenson on bringing the issue to the Scottish Parliament in a debate that I can best characterise as having been spirited and intermittently informative. ...



Meeting of the Parliament 12 January 2017 [Draft] : 12 January 2017


Fergus Ewing

Kate Forbes has made me aware of community initiatives in her constituency such as North Skye Broadband, which is aiming to provide gigabit services for residents on the island. Funding for ...



Meeting of the Parliament 12 January 2017 [Draft] : 12 January 2017


Fergus Ewing

We are working hard to ensure that as many people as possible in rural and island communities get access to broadband. There have been many successful schemes already. To go back to the ques...



Meeting of the Parliament 12 January 2017 [Draft] : 12 January 2017


Fergus Ewing

I will resist the temptation—strong though it is—to respond in a political fashion, and I will stick to the facts. The HIE budget is entirely separate from the broadband budget; it is totall...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-03463.3: The Future of Funding for Rural Development (Peter Chapman)
Meeting Date: 19/01/2017
Result - For: 30, Against: 88 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-03463.1: The Future of Funding for Rural Development (Rhoda Grant)
Meeting Date: 19/01/2017
Result - For: 88, Against: 0 Abstain: 31
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ForCarried
S5M-03463.2: The Future of Funding for Rural Development (Mike Rumbles)
Meeting Date: 19/01/2017
Result - For: 119, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-03463: The Future of Funding for Rural Development (Fergus Ewing)
Meeting Date: 19/01/2017
Result - For: 88, Against: 31 Abstain: 0
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S5M-03438.2: Retain the HIE Board (Keith Brown)
Meeting Date: 18/01/2017
Result - For: 63, Against: 64 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-03438.1: Retain the HIE Board (Rhoda Grant)
Meeting Date: 18/01/2017
Result - For: 64, Against: 63 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-03438: Retain the HIE Board (Donald Cameron)
Meeting Date: 18/01/2017
Result - For: 64, Against: 63 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-03440.1: Health (Colin Smyth)
Meeting Date: 18/01/2017
Result - For: 33, Against: 94 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-03427.3: Protecting Scotland’s Interests in Negotiating our Future Relationship with Europe (Dean Lockhart)
Meeting Date: 17/01/2017
Result - For: 31, Against: 91 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-03427.2: Protecting Scotland’s Interests in Negotiating our Future Relationship with Europe (Willie Rennie)
Meeting Date: 17/01/2017
Result - For: 5, Against: 117 Abstain: 0
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Motion S5M-03573: Fergus Ewing, Inverness and Nairn, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 23/01/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-03463: Fergus Ewing, Inverness and Nairn, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17/01/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-02922: Fergus Ewing, Inverness and Nairn, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 05/12/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-02281: Fergus Ewing, Inverness and Nairn, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 01/11/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-02263: Fergus Ewing, Inverness and Nairn, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 01/11/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-01669: Fergus Ewing, Inverness and Nairn, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 26/09/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-01446: Fergus Ewing, Inverness and Nairn, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 14/09/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-15993: Fergus Ewing, Inverness and Nairn, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 21/03/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-15461: Fergus Ewing, Inverness and Nairn, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 26/01/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-15415: Fergus Ewing, Inverness and Nairn, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 25/01/2016 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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