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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Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 22 February 2017 [Draft] : 22 February 2017


Fergus Ewing

For precisely the reasons that Stewart Stevenson alluded to, such matters are difficult to assess. Some things can be easily measured and some are more difficult ...



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 22 February 2017 [Draft] : 22 February 2017


Fergus Ewing

The beef efficiency scheme is in its infancy. It is an agri-environment measure in the Scotland rural development programme for 2014 to 2020. The take-up figure i...



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 22 February 2017 [Draft] : 22 February 2017


Fergus Ewing

I do not think that a trigger point should be set at the moment. It would be a bit silly to say, “Let’s work with the grain; let’s get buy-in” and, at the same time, to say, “By the way, if ...



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 22 February 2017 [Draft] : 22 February 2017


Fergus Ewing

Those questions are fundamental. There are several ways to approach this change. First, one must respect and recognise the fact that farmers are the custodians of our landscape and have give...



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 22 February 2017 [Draft] : 22 February 2017


Fergus Ewing

I would like to make one point that I am not sure has been covered. Obviously, the plan describes the contribution that forestry...



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 22 February 2017 [Draft] : 22 February 2017


Fergus Ewing

The responses have been reasoned, useful and positive, which is what I expected. I would not use the phrase “jumped out at me”, but the dialogue this morning has ...



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 22 February 2017 [Draft] : 22 February 2017


Fergus Ewing

We have only recently published the draft plan. Therefore, we need to give full consideration to the replies. I have not as yet had the opportunity to study them....



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 22 February 2017 [Draft] : 22 February 2017


Fergus Ewing

I think that Jo O’Hara has better expertise for answering that question.



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 22 February 2017 [Draft] : 22 February 2017


Fergus Ewing

We do not want to take up too much of Jo O’Hara’s time.



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 22 February 2017 [Draft] : 22 February 2017


Fergus Ewing

It would be helpful to have a little note of the requests as they are now mounting.

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-04168.2: Budget (Scotland) Bill (Murdo Fraser)
Meeting Date: 23/02/2017
Result - For: 31, Against: 94 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-04168: Budget (Scotland) Bill (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 23/02/2017
Result - For: 68, Against: 57 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-03925: Digital Economy Bill – UK Legislation (Fergus Ewing)
Meeting Date: 22/02/2017
Result - For: 112, Against: 5 Abstain: 0
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S5M-03912: Scottish Rate Resolution (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 21/02/2017
Result - For: 61, Against: 55 Abstain: 6
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S5M-03898.2: Scotland’s Social Enterprise Strategy 2016-26 (Dean Lockhart)
Meeting Date: 09/02/2017
Result - For: 95, Against: 12 Abstain: 0
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S5M-03898.1: Scotland’s Social Enterprise Strategy 2016-26 (Richard Leonard)
Meeting Date: 09/02/2017
Result - For: 49, Against: 59 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-03898.3: Scotland’s Social Enterprise Strategy 2016-26 (Andy Wightman)
Meeting Date: 09/02/2017
Result - For: 17, Against: 32 Abstain: 59
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AbstainDefeated
S5M-03873.1: The Future of the Jobcentre Plus Network in Scotland (Adam Tomkins)
Meeting Date: 08/02/2017
Result - For: 30, Against: 91 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-03873: The Future of the Jobcentre Plus Network in Scotland (Jamie Hepburn)
Meeting Date: 08/02/2017
Result - For: 91, Against: 30 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-03858.3: Article 50 (John Lamont)
Meeting Date: 07/02/2017
Result - For: 31, Against: 92 Abstain: 1
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Motion S5M-03925: Fergus Ewing, Inverness and Nairn, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 08/02/2017 Show Full Motion >>
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 >>
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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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