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 06 June 2019 : 06 June 2019


Fergus Ewing

Keith Brown is right to raise the matter. The EU intended that money to be for Scottish farmers. However, although only Scottish hill farmers were entitled to it, the UK Government diverted ...



Meeting of the Parliament 06 June 2019 : 06 June 2019


The Cabinet Secretary for the Rural Economy (Fergus Ewing)

The review panel has been taking evidence, including from me, and I understand that it is close to making its final recommendations. Progress is, however, being hampered by the United Kingdo...



Meeting of the Parliament 06 June 2019 : 06 June 2019


Fergus Ewing

I know Robert MacDonald, who chairs the NFUS’s LFA committee, well and have met him and his colleagues on several occasions. In fact, I met the NFUS again just yesterday, when I discussed th...



Meeting of the Parliament 06 June 2019 : 06 June 2019


Fergus Ewing

In our document, “Stability and Simplicity: proposals for rural funding transition period”, we set out plans that provide something that has not been provided to ...



Meeting of the Parliament 06 June 2019 : 06 June 2019


Fergus Ewing

I am acutely aware of the uncertainty that is being caused by Brexit and of the worries that are being faced by our sheep farmers and by our hill farmers in gener...



Meeting of the Parliament 06 June 2019 : 06 June 2019


The Cabinet Secretary for the Rural Economy (Fergus Ewing)

In autumn last year, we made 17,749 basic payment scheme loan offers, which were worth more than £343.6 million. The payments were made earlier than they had been made in previous years, whi...



Meeting of the Parliament 06 June 2019 : 06 June 2019


Fergus Ewing

I am aware of the risk to those who drive quad bikes without wearing a helmet. It is not macho; it is stupid. I commend Emma Harper on her campaign, and I would be happy to meet her to discu...



Meeting of the Parliament 06 June 2019 : 06 June 2019


Fergus Ewing

I am aware of the incident to which Alison Harris alludes. Two men died after a tragic accident in which a wall collapsed at the farm, and our thoughts go out to ...



Meeting of the Parliament 06 June 2019 : 06 June 2019


The Cabinet Secretary for the Rural Economy (Fergus Ewing)

The Scottish Government works closely with partners such as the Health and Safety Executive to provide support and guidance to farmers, their employees and their families to help to make far...



Meeting of the Parliament 06 June 2019 : 06 June 2019


Fergus Ewing

I agree that it is sensible that those who are involved in both sectors should communicate closely. After all, as Maureen Watt w...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-17945: Approval of SSI (Graeme Dey)
Meeting Date: 26/06/2019
Result - For: 83, Against: 26 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
SP Bill 27: Management of Offenders (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 4A
Meeting Date: 25/06/2019
Result - For: 26, Against: 84 Abstain: 0
AgainstDefeated
SP Bill 27: Management of Offenders (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 4B
Meeting Date: 25/06/2019
Result - For: 27, Against: 85 Abstain: 0
AgainstDefeated
SP Bill 27: Management of Offenders (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 4
Meeting Date: 25/06/2019
Result - For: 85, Against: 27 Abstain: 0
ForCarried
SP Bill 27: Management of Offenders (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 144
Meeting Date: 25/06/2019
Result - For: 44, Against: 69 Abstain: 0
AgainstDefeated
SPCB Election
Meeting Date: 25/06/2019
Result - For: 108, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
ForCarried
SP Bill 27: Management of Offenders (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 61
Meeting Date: 25/06/2019
Result - For: 58, Against: 55 Abstain: 0
ForCarried
SP Bill 27: Management of Offenders (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 104
Meeting Date: 25/06/2019
Result - For: 68, Against: 45 Abstain: 0
ForCarried
SP Bill 27: Management of Offenders (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 105
Meeting Date: 25/06/2019
Result - For: 45, Against: 68 Abstain: 0
AgainstDefeated
SP Bill 27: Management of Offenders (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 146
Meeting Date: 25/06/2019
Result - For: 44, Against: 69 Abstain: 0
AgainstDefeated

Search for other Motions lodged by Fergus Ewing
EventIdTypeSub TypeMSP NameParty NameConstituencyRegionTitleItemTextFormattedAnswer DateAnswerStatusIdExpectedAnswerDateAnsweredByMspApprovedDateSubmissionDateMeetingDateProductionStatusIdRecordStatusIdStatus DateOnBehalfOfConsideredForMembersBusinessCrossPartySupportRegisteredInterestSupportCountSupportDateIsEventLinkCurrentMinister
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 >>
Motion S5M-17046: Fergus Ewing, Inverness and Nairn, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 24/04/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16542: Fergus Ewing, Inverness and Nairn, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 25/03/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15963: Fergus Ewing, Inverness and Nairn, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 21/02/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15962: Fergus Ewing, Inverness and Nairn, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 21/02/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15923: Fergus Ewing, Inverness and Nairn, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 20/02/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15922: Fergus Ewing, Inverness and Nairn, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 20/02/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15628: Fergus Ewing, Inverness and Nairn, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 29/01/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15279: Fergus Ewing, Inverness and Nairn, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 08/01/2019 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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