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 28 June 2017 [Draft] : 28 June 2017


Fergus Ewing

I have actually prepared an answer to what is a very important question, convener, and given its importance, please let me answer it in this way. I am in no way d...



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 28 June 2017 [Draft] : 28 June 2017


Fergus Ewing

That is an extremely good question. Plainly, the system was devised in the expectation that the UK would remain in the European Union and therefore devised to mee...



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 28 June 2017 [Draft] : 28 June 2017


Fergus Ewing

The Scottish Government strongly believes that in many cases the environmental schemes serve valuable purposes, and we therefore want to continue them. When I met...



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 28 June 2017 [Draft] : 28 June 2017


Fergus Ewing

No, it is not. The decision to go for the LFASS 80 per cent parachute option was taken substantially on policy grounds, and I think that it has been welcomed as g...



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 28 June 2017 [Draft] : 28 June 2017


Fergus Ewing

There were certain issues with the scheme, which we dealt with. It is important that I make this clear, because we had particular dealings with the NFU. There was...



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 28 June 2017 [Draft] : 28 June 2017


Fergus Ewing

I do not think that that is to do with IT. That is the point that I am making. I am happy to come back and deal with that on another day, or in writing, but I jus...



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 28 June 2017 [Draft] : 28 June 2017


Fergus Ewing

We responded to concerns that farmers and NFU Scotland raised by making amendments to the scheme. The take-up has been high in terms of the number of cattle but l...



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 28 June 2017 [Draft] : 28 June 2017


Fergus Ewing

I repeat my offer: if members want to visit Saughton house or one of the offices to discuss these issues, they can do so. I followed up the verbal offer that I ma...



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 28 June 2017 [Draft] : 28 June 2017


Fergus Ewing

We are checking this out, but based on the preliminary information I am not aware that there are any cases of such non-payment. Is that Andrew Watson’s understanding of the situation?...



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 28 June 2017 [Draft] : 28 June 2017


Fergus Ewing

Yes, we will do that.

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-06376.1: Education Governance Next Steps (Liz Smith)
Meeting Date: 28/06/2017
Result - For: 31, Against: 92 Abstain: 0
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S5M-06376.4: Education Governance Next Steps (Iain Gray)
Meeting Date: 28/06/2017
Result - For: 30, Against: 93 Abstain: 0
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S5M-06376.3: Education Governance Next Steps (Ross Greer)
Meeting Date: 28/06/2017
Result - For: 30, Against: 92 Abstain: 0
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S5M-06376: Education Governance Next Steps (John Swinney)
Meeting Date: 28/06/2017
Result - For: 96, Against: 27 Abstain: 0
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SP Bill 2: Railway Policing (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 2
Meeting Date: 27/06/2017
Result - For: 53, Against: 66 Abstain: 0
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SP Bill 2: Railway Policing (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 5
Meeting Date: 27/06/2017
Result - For: 51, Against: 66 Abstain: 0
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SP Bill 2: Railway Policing (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 6
Meeting Date: 27/06/2017
Result - For: 53, Against: 65 Abstain: 0
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SP Bill 2: Railway Policing (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 7
Meeting Date: 27/06/2017
Result - For: 53, Against: 66 Abstain: 0
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S5M-06356: Railway Policing (Scotland) Bill (Humza Yousaf)
Meeting Date: 27/06/2017
Result - For: 68, Against: 53 Abstain: 0
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SP Bill 1: Limitation (Childhood Abuse) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 1
Meeting Date: 22/06/2017
Result - For: 50, Against: 65 Abstain: 0
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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 >>
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 >>
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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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