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

Fergus is a member of the following Committees:

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Parliamentary Activities

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Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 20 December 2017 [Draft] : 20 December 2017


Fergus Ewing

As I have explained, we are doing various things this year, but the R100 spend will be concentrated largely in 2019, 2020 and 2021, with the aim of completing the...



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 20 December 2017 [Draft] : 20 December 2017


Fergus Ewing

I am sorry—what will be spread?



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 20 December 2017 [Draft] : 20 December 2017


Fergus Ewing

Yes, all of the funding is coming from the Scottish Government; that is, broadly, £579 million, with £21 million coming from the UK Government, which is 3.5 per cent. On several occasions, m...



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 20 December 2017 [Draft] : 20 December 2017


Fergus Ewing

It is important to bear it in mind that there is also lots of commercial activity. In the chamber yesterday, I mentioned the companies involved in commercial prov...



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 20 December 2017 [Draft] : 20 December 2017


Fergus Ewing

That relates to the profile of spend; the reduction reflects the updated delivery timelines for the R100 programme. Procurement began earlier this month with the



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 20 December 2017 [Draft] : 20 December 2017


Fergus Ewing

I will answer generally and will pass on to Robbie McGhee for any details that I have omitted. The first and most important answer is that our aim is to reach as ...



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 20 December 2017 [Draft] : 20 December 2017


Fergus Ewing

I think that I said that £17.9 million has been generated so far across the contracts, and that that will give fibre access to 23,000 additional premises across S...



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 20 December 2017 [Draft] : 20 December 2017


Fergus Ewing

I think that I have said that the principle would be to focus investment on maximising superfast coverage in areas with the lowest speed coverage.



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 20 December 2017 [Draft] : 20 December 2017


Fergus Ewing

We do not, because we cannot get that yet. That is because we are going to procurement and have not got the bids. Until we know what the bids are, we cannot plan ...



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 20 December 2017 [Draft] : 20 December 2017


Fergus Ewing

In principle, the gainshare investment will be deployed in those local authority areas where there is the lowest level of coverage—that is the approach that we ar...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-09888.1: Protecting Public Services (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 17/01/2018
Result - For: 61, Against: 62 Abstain: 0
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S5M-09888.4: Protecting Public Services (Murdo Fraser)
Meeting Date: 17/01/2018
Result - For: 29, Against: 94 Abstain: 0
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S5M-09888.3: Protecting Public Services (Patrick Harvie)
Meeting Date: 17/01/2018
Result - For: 67, Against: 56 Abstain: 0
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S5M-09888.2: Protecting Public Services (Willie Rennie)
Meeting Date: 17/01/2018
Result - For: 27, Against: 61 Abstain: 35
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S5M-09888: Protecting Public Services (James Kelly)
Meeting Date: 17/01/2018
Result - For: 67, Against: 56 Abstain: 0
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S5M-09887.3: Scotland's International Policy Framework and Priorities for 2018 (Claire Baker)
Meeting Date: 16/01/2018
Result - For: 80, Against: 0 Abstain: 30
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S5M-09887.1: Scotland's International Policy Framework and Priorities for 2018 (Mark Ruskell)
Meeting Date: 16/01/2018
Result - For: 80, Against: 30 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-09887.2: Scotland's International Policy Framework and Priorities for 2018 (Alex Cole-Hamilton)
Meeting Date: 16/01/2018
Result - For: 79, Against: 31 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-09887: Scotland's International Policy Framework and Priorities for 2018 (Fiona Hyslop)
Meeting Date: 16/01/2018
Result - For: 79, Against: 30 Abstain: 0
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S5M-09821.2: Developing the Young Workforce: Review of Progress at the Midpoint of the Seven-year Programme (Iain Gray)
Meeting Date: 11/01/2018
Result - For: 26, Against: 88 Abstain: 0
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Motion S5M-09406: Fergus Ewing, Inverness and Nairn, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 05/12/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-08677: Fergus Ewing, Inverness and Nairn, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 06/11/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-08383: Fergus Ewing, Inverness and Nairn, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 24/10/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-07896: Fergus Ewing, Inverness and Nairn, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 26/09/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-07641: Fergus Ewing, Inverness and Nairn, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 12/09/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-06186.4: Fergus Ewing, Inverness and Nairn, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 20/06/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-05603.3: Fergus Ewing, Inverness and Nairn, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 16/05/2017 Show Full Motion >>
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 >>
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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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