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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Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 16 January 2019 [Draft] : 16 January 2019


Fergus Ewing

Obviously, under the current rules, LFASS claimants will be, for the most part, entitled to single farm payments, so LFASS is not the sole source of income. Howev...



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 16 January 2019 [Draft] : 16 January 2019


Fergus Ewing

First, we have certainly not written off the claim of Scotland and its hill farmers and crofters for the £160 million, which was intended by the EU for those farm...



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 16 January 2019 [Draft] : 16 January 2019


Fergus Ewing

We will work extremely hard towards that objective, and I have described one route by which that could be done. I should also say, for the sake of completeness, t...



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 16 January 2019 [Draft] : 16 January 2019


Fergus Ewing

With respect, Mr Chapman, I do not agree with your characterisation of what has happened, although I think that I understand where you are coming from. Let me tal...



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 16 January 2019 [Draft] : 16 January 2019


Fergus Ewing

Obviously, we need to look at activity in the round, including the commercial income from the sale of timber, which is a major and successful part of forestry. Al...



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 16 January 2019 [Draft] : 16 January 2019


Fergus Ewing

That is a perfectly fair question, and we discussed the issue during the passage of the Forestry and Land Management (Scotland) Bill. I think that Forest Enterpri...



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 16 January 2019 [Draft] : 16 January 2019


Fergus Ewing

Just to clarify, do you mean sales of holdings of land as opposed to sales of timber?



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 16 January 2019 [Draft] : 16 January 2019


Fergus Ewing

The £5 million is being paid by Transport Scotland. We have found efficiencies in that, the detail of which we can perhaps write to the committee about, as it is ...



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 16 January 2019 [Draft] : 16 January 2019


Fergus Ewing

I will answer at the high level and, if Jo O’Hara wants to come in with detail, she can.



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 16 January 2019 [Draft] : 16 January 2019


Fergus Ewing

There will need to be a commensurate increase in the budget, because, as Mr Lyle knows, the target is currently 10,000 hectares, but it rises on a stepped basis t...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-15390.3: Scotland’s Future Economy (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 16/01/2019
Result - For: 70, Against: 47 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-15390.1: Scotland’s Future Economy (Dean Lockhart)
Meeting Date: 16/01/2019
Result - For: 28, Against: 88 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-15390: Scotland’s Future Economy (Richard Leonard)
Meeting Date: 16/01/2019
Result - For: 70, Against: 47 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-15380.3: Securing a Just Transition to a Carbon-neutral Economy (Claudia Beamish)
Meeting Date: 15/01/2019
Result - For: 85, Against: 29 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-15380.1: Securing a Just Transition to a Carbon-neutral Economy (Mark Ruskell)
Meeting Date: 15/01/2019
Result - For: 6, Against: 107 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedDefeated
S5M-15380: Securing a Just Transition to a Carbon-neutral Economy (Roseanna Cunningham)
Meeting Date: 15/01/2019
Result - For: 86, Against: 0 Abstain: 28
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-15279.3: Future Rural Policy and Support in Scotland (Donald Cameron)
Meeting Date: 10/01/2019
Result - For: 27, Against: 89 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-15279.2: Future Rural Policy and Support in Scotland (Rhoda Grant)
Meeting Date: 10/01/2019
Result - For: 51, Against: 65 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-15279.1: Future Rural Policy and Support in Scotland (Mark Ruskell)
Meeting Date: 10/01/2019
Result - For: 24, Against: 92 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-15279: Future Rural Policy and Support in Scotland (Fergus Ewing)
Meeting Date: 10/01/2019
Result - For: 83, Against: 27 Abstain: 6
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ForCarried

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Motion S5M-15279: Fergus Ewing, Inverness and Nairn, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 08/01/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15096: Fergus Ewing, Inverness and Nairn, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 10/12/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14752: Fergus Ewing, Inverness and Nairn, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 13/11/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-13876: Fergus Ewing, Inverness and Nairn, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 11/09/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-12010: Fergus Ewing, Inverness and Nairn, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 01/05/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-11111: Fergus Ewing, Inverness and Nairn, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 19/03/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-10731: Fergus Ewing, Inverness and Nairn, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 27/02/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-09406: Fergus Ewing, Inverness and Nairn, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 05/12/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-08677: Fergus Ewing, Inverness and Nairn, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 06/11/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-08383: Fergus Ewing, Inverness and Nairn, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 24/10/2017 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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