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:

Fergus is a member of the following Cross-Party Groups:

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Meeting of the Parliament 08 February 2018 [Draft] : 08 February 2018


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

As far as broadband is concerned, Mr Cameron knows that we have the £600 million reaching 100 per cent scheme, almost all of which is funded by the Scottish Gover...



Meeting of the Parliament 08 February 2018 [Draft] : 08 February 2018


Fergus Ewing

Yes. As a result of the superfast broadband programme and commercial coverage, more than 91 per cent of all premises in the Stirling area can now access fibre bro...



Meeting of the Parliament 08 February 2018 [Draft] : 08 February 2018


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

In addition to the coverage provided by commercial suppliers, the digital Scotland superfast broadband programme has provided fibre broadband access to 12,998 premises in the Stirling consti...



Meeting of the Parliament 06 February 2018 [Draft] : 06 February 2018


Fergus Ewing

The question is this: what is Mr Gove proposing? I do not know whether Mr Rumbles is clear what is in Mr Gove’s mind, but I am not, because he has not set the pro...



Meeting of the Parliament 06 February 2018 [Draft] : 06 February 2018


Fergus Ewing

No. That is complete nonsense. The proposals from Westminster are not clear, although I understand that the manifesto commitment by the Conservative Party was to ...



Meeting of the Parliament 06 February 2018 [Draft] : 06 February 2018


Fergus Ewing

I am not responsible for whose fan clubs Christine Grahame is in. However, I am responsible for agriculture and can assure the member that the matters to which sh...



Meeting of the Parliament 06 February 2018 [Draft] : 06 February 2018


Fergus Ewing

I do not agree with that. I agree with Richard Lochhead that live animal exports for breeding are vital for the pedigree livestock sector,



Meeting of the Parliament 06 February 2018 [Draft] : 06 February 2018


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

The Scottish Government is committed to the welfare of all animals during transport, whether within the United Kingdom or for export purposes. Animals should be e...



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 31 January 2018 [Draft] : 31 January 2018


Fergus Ewing

Okay. I will do that.



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 31 January 2018 [Draft] : 31 January 2018


Fergus Ewing

I am in the committee’s hands. It is a perfectly reasonable request. There are key officials who are involved in that area of work who are not here today, so I re...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-10307.1: Stemming the Plastic Tide: Action to Tackle the Impact of Single-use Plastics on Land and in our Seas (Maurice Golden)
Meeting Date: 07/02/2018
Result - For: 34, Against: 62 Abstain: 26
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AgainstDefeated
SP Bill 8: Domestic Abuse (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 10
Meeting Date: 01/02/2018
Result - For: 90, Against: 29 Abstain: 0
ForCarried
SP Bill 8: Domestic Abuse (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 11
Meeting Date: 01/02/2018
Result - For: 89, Against: 29 Abstain: 0
ForCarried
S5M-10218: Domestic Abuse (Scotland) Bill (Michael Matheson)
Meeting Date: 01/02/2018
Result - For: 118, Against: 1 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-10183.1: Budget (Scotland) (No.2) Bill (Murdo Fraser)
Meeting Date: 31/01/2018
Result - For: 30, Against: 95 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-10183.2: Budget (Scotland) (No.2) Bill (James Kelly)
Meeting Date: 31/01/2018
Result - For: 23, Against: 102 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-10183: Budget (Scotland) (No.2) Bill (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 31/01/2018
Result - For: 69, Against: 56 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-10159: Gender Representation on Public Boards (Scotland) Bill (Angela Constance)
Meeting Date: 30/01/2018
Result - For: 88, Against: 28 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-10072: Offensive Behaviour at Football and Threatening Communications (Repeal) (Scotland) Bill (James Kelly)
Meeting Date: 25/01/2018
Result - For: 65, Against: 61 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-10038.1: Justice (Michael Matheson)
Meeting Date: 24/01/2018
Result - For: 64, Against: 57 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried

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EventIdTypeSub TypeMSP NameParty NameConstituencyRegionTitleItemTextFormattedAnswer DateAnswerStatusIdExpectedAnswerDateAnsweredByMspApprovedDateSubmissionDateMeetingDateProductionStatusIdRecordStatusIdStatus DateOnBehalfOfConsideredForMembersBusinessCrossPartySupportRegisteredInterestSupportCountSupportDateIsEventLinkCurrentMinister
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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EventIdTypeSub TypeMSP NameParty NameConstituencyRegionTitleItemTextFormattedAnswer DateAnswerStatusIdExpectedAnswerDateAnsweredByMspApprovedDateSubmissionDateMeetingDateProductionStatusIdRecordStatusIdStatus DateOnBehalfOfConsideredForMembersBusinessCrossPartySupportRegisteredInterestSupportCountSupportDateIsEventLinkCurrentMinister
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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