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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Meeting of the Parliament 09 March 2017 [Draft] : 09 March 2017


Fergus Ewing

I am happy to agree with the member. I was in Shetland not long ago and—more recently—in Fort William last week, where I was able to speak to people about the suc...



Meeting of the Parliament 09 March 2017 [Draft] : 09 March 2017


Fergus Ewing

In principle, the member makes reasonable points and takes a view that we all share; as I said, we need appropriate measures in place to protect our water environ...



Meeting of the Parliament 09 March 2017 [Draft] : 09 March 2017


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

Aquaculture in Scotland provides world-class products, namely farmed salmon and trout, that have the potential to contribute £3.6 billion annually to the Scottish economy, supporting 18,000 ...



Meeting of the Parliament 02 March 2017 [Draft] : 02 March 2017


Fergus Ewing

In our alternative paper, “Scotland’s Place in Europe”, we put forward how we would be able to come out of the common fisheries ...



Meeting of the Parliament 02 March 2017 [Draft] : 02 March 2017


Fergus Ewing

Last week, I and my colleagues met Andrea Leadsom and her fellow UK ministers. I cannot say what she said at that meeting, because of the rules under which it was conducted, but I am able to...



Meeting of the Parliament 02 March 2017 [Draft] : 02 March 2017


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

I have asked UK ministers repeatedly for an assurance that Scotland’s fishing industry will not be expendable, as it was in the 1970s. UK ministers have failed to...



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

That is a fair question, which I will answer thus. During our previous outing as a duo of witnesses being grilled by this committee, Jo O’Hara pointed out that th...



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...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-04472.1: Local Government Finance (Scotland) Order 2017 [draft] (Alex Rowley)
Meeting Date: 09/03/2017
Result - For: 57, Against: 66 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-04472: Local Government Finance (Scotland) Order 2017 [draft] (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 09/03/2017
Result - For: 66, Against: 26 Abstain: 31
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ForCarried
S5M-04456.2: The Scottish Government and Education, 10 Years of Letting Down Teachers, Parents and Pupils (John Swinney)
Meeting Date: 08/03/2017
Result - For: 62, Against: 63 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-04456: The Scottish Government and Education, 10 Years of Letting Down Teachers, Parents and Pupils (Iain Gray)
Meeting Date: 08/03/2017
Result - For: 63, Against: 62 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-04474: Business Motion (Joe FitzPatrick)
Meeting Date: 07/03/2017
Result - For: 79, Against: 0 Abstain: 16
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ForCarried
S5M-04440.1: International Women's Day (Annie Wells)
Meeting Date: 07/03/2017
Result - For: 27, Against: 81 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-04440.2: International Women's Day (Monica Lennon)
Meeting Date: 07/03/2017
Result - For: 82, Against: 27 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-04440: International Women's Day (Angela Constance)
Meeting Date: 07/03/2017
Result - For: 82, Against: 27 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-04324.2: Scottish Patient Safety Programme (Anas Sarwar)
Meeting Date: 02/03/2017
Result - For: 62, Against: 61 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-04324.3: Scottish Patient Safety Programme (Alex Cole-Hamilton)
Meeting Date: 02/03/2017
Result - For: 62, Against: 61 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried

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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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