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:

Parliamentary Activities

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Meeting of the Parliament 26 May 2020 (Hybrid) [Draft] : 26 May 2020


Fergus Ewing

I am not aware of that case. Christine Grahame has drawn it to my attention and, thereby, to the public’s attention. I will ask my officials to look into the matt...



Meeting of the Parliament 26 May 2020 (Hybrid) [Draft] : 26 May 2020


Fergus Ewing

I have been absolutely open from the outset that our job is to provide a financial support mechanism to all legitimate tourism businesses, by which I mean not Air...



Meeting of the Parliament 26 May 2020 (Hybrid) [Draft] : 26 May 2020


Fergus Ewing

Mr Rennie has made a very important point. I understand that my colleague Fiona Hyslop will be making a statement later this afternoon that may be of interest to ...



Meeting of the Parliament 26 May 2020 (Hybrid) [Draft] : 26 May 2020


Fergus Ewing

Yes. We have always worked very closely with the STUC. Over the years, I have valued its counsel and involvement in ensuring that work arrangements are fair to em...



Meeting of the Parliament 26 May 2020 (Hybrid) [Draft] : 26 May 2020


Fergus Ewing

I have had a lengthy discussion with a number of coach operators, including representatives of the trade body, the Confederation of Passenger Transport UK.



Meeting of the Parliament 26 May 2020 (Hybrid) [Draft] : 26 May 2020


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

I was very sorry to learn of Specialist Leisure Group entering administration, and our thoughts are with the large number of employees who are directly affected in Scotland and throughout th...



Culture, Tourism, Europe and External Affairs Committee 14 May 2020 [Draft] : 14 May 2020


Fergus Ewing

The guidance should be produced jointly with the benefit of the industry’s knowledge of its precise circumstances, while being informed by the Scottish Government...



Culture, Tourism, Europe and External Affairs Committee 14 May 2020 [Draft] : 14 May 2020


Fergus Ewing

I would like to, but I cannot precisely remember the question. Could Ms Baker kindly repeat it?



Culture, Tourism, Europe and External Affairs Committee 14 May 2020 [Draft] : 14 May 2020


Fergus Ewing

That is a good question. I am not sure that we have an absolutely defined prescriptive policy on this. For almost 10 years, I have had an economic responsibility ...



Culture, Tourism, Europe and External Affairs Committee 14 May 2020 [Draft] : 14 May 2020


Fergus Ewing

Obviously, it is important for any business to ensure that it has adequate insurance in place—that is trite advice, and Mr McMillan’s point is well made. I know that insurance for events is ...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-21849: Approval of SSI (Graeme Dey)
Meeting Date: 27/05/2020
Result - For: 47, Against: 0 Abstain: 11
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-21727: Approval of SSI (Graeme Dey)
Meeting Date: 13/05/2020
Result - For: 36, Against: 16 Abstain: 19
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-21728: Approval of SSI (Graeme Dey)
Meeting Date: 13/05/2020
Result - For: 52, Against: 0 Abstain: 19
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Not VotedCarried
SP Bill 49: Consumer Scotland Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 23
Meeting Date: 06/05/2020
Result - For: 14, Against: 38 Abstain: 16
AgainstDefeated
S5M-21657: Consumer Scotland Bill (Jamie Hepburn)
Meeting Date: 06/05/2020
Result - For: 67, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-21600 Business motion: S5M-21600: Business Motion (Graeme Dey)
Meeting Date: 28/04/2020
Result - For: 54, Against: 15 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
21 April 2020 - Back-up vote 1: S5M-21505: Business Motion (Graeme Dey)
Meeting Date: 21/04/2020
Result - For: 55, Against: 13 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
SP Bill 66: Coronavirus (Scotland) Bill (Stage 1) - Amendment 2
Meeting Date: 01/04/2020
Result - For: 24, Against: 57 Abstain: 0
Not VotedDefeated
SP Bill 66: Coronavirus (Scotland) Bill (Stage 1) - Amendment 12
Meeting Date: 01/04/2020
Result - For: 24, Against: 57 Abstain: 0
Not VotedDefeated
SP Bill 66: Coronavirus (Scotland) Bill (Stage 1) - Amendment 16
Meeting Date: 01/04/2020
Result - For: 24, Against: 57 Abstain: 0
Not VotedDefeated

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Motion S5M-21670: Fergus Ewing, Inverness and Nairn, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 05/05/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-21671: Fergus Ewing, Inverness and Nairn, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 05/05/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-21650: Fergus Ewing, Inverness and Nairn, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 04/05/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-21632: Fergus Ewing, Inverness and Nairn, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 01/05/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-20849: Fergus Ewing, Inverness and Nairn, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 12/02/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-20456: Fergus Ewing, Inverness and Nairn, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 15/01/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-19922: Fergus Ewing, Inverness and Nairn, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 18/11/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-19631: Fergus Ewing, Inverness and Nairn, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 29/10/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-17517: Fergus Ewing, Inverness and Nairn, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 03/06/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-17304: Fergus Ewing, Inverness and Nairn, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 14/05/2019 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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