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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Meeting of the Parliament 07 December 2016 [Draft] Business until 15:27 : 07 December 2016


Fergus Ewing

I agree with Mr Scott that there are a great many measures by which the choke problem can be ameliorated. Quota swaps are one method of doing that, interarea swaps are another, and flexibili...



Meeting of the Parliament 07 December 2016 [Draft] Business until 15:27 : 07 December 2016


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

It is a great privilege to have the opportunity to speak up for the Scottish fishing industry in this debate. In doing so, I am cognisant that I succeed Richard Lochhead, who was a champion ...



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 23 November 2016 [Draft] : 23 November 2016


Fergus Ewing

It is not for me to say, but I hope that we can work together on those issues in the way that Mr Rumbles suggested and I expect that we will. I also hope—this is ...



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 23 November 2016 [Draft] : 23 November 2016


Fergus Ewing

Obviously, all public bodies are required to optimise the use of finite resources and they need to be as efficient as possible. The Crofting Commission has already taken proactive action to ...



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 23 November 2016 [Draft] : 23 November 2016


Fergus Ewing

It would be wrong for me to make any undertakings about the budget. It is not for me to do so. Both the loan and the bull hire schemes play a valuable role. We wa...



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 23 November 2016 [Draft] : 23 November 2016


Fergus Ewing

Sorry, I thought that you said the loan scheme.



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 23 November 2016 [Draft] : 23 November 2016


Fergus Ewing

I have been pleased to take a lot of decisions on the loan scheme as quickly as possible. Every loan granted—



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 23 November 2016 [Draft] : 23 November 2016


Fergus Ewing

It is a happy state to be in. I think that he is right. I undertake to work with the committee: its role is valuable and the work that it is doing is useful. I un...



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 23 November 2016 [Draft] : 23 November 2016


Fergus Ewing

I find myself in agreement with Mr Rumbles.



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 23 November 2016 [Draft] : 23 November 2016


Fergus Ewing

I do not accept that that is the correct way to look at the matter, for reasons that I will give.

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-02922.3: Sea Fisheries and End Year Negotiations (Tavish Scott)
Meeting Date: 07/12/2016
Result - For: 85, Against: 0 Abstain: 30
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S5M-02922: Sea Fisheries and End Year Negotiations (Fergus Ewing)
Meeting Date: 07/12/2016
Result - For: 83, Against: 30 Abstain: 0
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S5M-02919.1: Support for Scotland’s Renewables (Alexander Burnett)
Meeting Date: 06/12/2016
Result - For: 30, Against: 91 Abstain: 0
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S5M-02919.4: Support for Scotland’s Renewables (Mark Ruskell)
Meeting Date: 06/12/2016
Result - For: 6, Against: 97 Abstain: 18
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S5M-02919: Support for Scotland’s Renewables (Paul Wheelhouse)
Meeting Date: 06/12/2016
Result - For: 92, Against: 29 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-02835: Approval of SSI (Joe FitzPatrick)
Meeting Date: 06/12/2016
Result - For: 91, Against: 30 Abstain: 0
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S5M-02820.1: Recognising 16 Days of Action to End Violence Against Women and Girls (Douglas Ross)
Meeting Date: 01/12/2016
Result - For: 28, Against: 86 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-02809.3: Education (John Swinney)
Meeting Date: 30/11/2016
Result - For: 62, Against: 61 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-02809: Education (Ross Greer)
Meeting Date: 30/11/2016
Result - For: 83, Against: 34 Abstain: 6
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S5M-02804.2: Local Democracy (Kevin Stewart)
Meeting Date: 30/11/2016
Result - For: 61, Against: 61 Abstain: 0, Casting Vote: Against
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EventIdTypeSub TypeMSP NameParty NameConstituencyRegionTitleItemTextFormattedAnswer DateAnswerStatusIdExpectedAnswerDateAnsweredByMspApprovedDateSubmissionDateMeetingDateProductionStatusIdRecordStatusIdStatus DateOnBehalfOfConsideredForMembersBusinessCrossPartySupportRegisteredInterestSupportCountSupportDateIsEventLinkCurrentMinister
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 >>
Motion S4M-15356.2: Fergus Ewing, Inverness and Nairn, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 19/01/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-15253: Fergus Ewing, Inverness and Nairn, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 05/01/2016 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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