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 19 March 2019 [Draft] : 19 March 2019


Fergus Ewing

Mr Smyth makes a series of very fair points. On his first question, I can confirm that the regional selective assistance grant funding that has been agreed and wi...



Meeting of the Parliament 19 March 2019 [Draft] : 19 March 2019


Fergus Ewing

A huge amount of work has been done, as I have described already in my substantive answer to Ms McAlpine’s question.



Meeting of the Parliament 19 March 2019 [Draft] : 19 March 2019


Fergus Ewing

Ms McAlpine is absolutely right to raise that point because, sadly, there were over 400 redundancies at the site last summer. Since then, the public sector, worki...



Meeting of the Parliament 19 March 2019 [Draft] : 19 March 2019


Fergus Ewing

The UK Government was not involved in the work. The work was carried out in Scotland and was driven by our public agencies. I pay particular tribute to all the pu...



Meeting of the Parliament 19 March 2019 [Draft] : 19 March 2019


The Cabinet Secretary for the Rural Economy (Fergus Ewing)

The Scottish Government has provided a £1.7 million regional selective assistance grant to support the creation of up to 120 jobs at the former Pinneys plant in Annan.



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 13 March 2019 [Draft] : 13 March 2019


Fergus Ewing

I have no comments, other than to say that it appears that all the hours that I spent preparing for the meeting were in vain. That is life.



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 13 March 2019 [Draft] : 13 March 2019


Fergus Ewing

I have some knowledge of the matter and asked officials the same question. The reason is that an exemption for Dutch elm disease currently exists. I set out in my...



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 13 March 2019 [Draft] : 13 March 2019


Fergus Ewing

Thank you for inviting me to the committee’s consideration of the two forestry instruments.



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 13 March 2019 [Draft] : 13 March 2019


Fergus Ewing

No, thank you, convener.



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 13 March 2019 [Draft] : 13 March 2019


Fergus Ewing

I freely confess that I have not dwelt on that scenario overly. However, we have our legal advisers here, so perhaps Lindsay Anderson might be able to help out.

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-16445.1: Land Reform in Scotland, Delivering for Now and the Future (Edward Mountain)
Meeting Date: 21/03/2019
Result - For: 27, Against: 87 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-16445.3: Land Reform in Scotland, Delivering for Now and the Future (Claudia Beamish)
Meeting Date: 21/03/2019
Result - For: 83, Against: 32 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-16445.2: Land Reform in Scotland, Delivering for Now and the Future (Andy Wightman)
Meeting Date: 21/03/2019
Result - For: 32, Against: 83 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-16445: Land Reform in Scotland, Delivering for Now and the Future (Roseanna Cunningham)
Meeting Date: 21/03/2019
Result - For: 83, Against: 32 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-16407.4: Student Support (Richard Lochhead)
Meeting Date: 20/03/2019
Result - For: 94, Against: 0 Abstain: 29
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ForCarried
S5M-16407.1: Student Support (Liz Smith)
Meeting Date: 20/03/2019
Result - For: 29, Against: 94 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-16407: Student Support (Iain Gray)
Meeting Date: 20/03/2019
Result - For: 94, Against: 29 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-16408.3: Free Bus Travel for Under-25s (Michael Matheson)
Meeting Date: 20/03/2019
Result - For: 65, Against: 29 Abstain: 29
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ForCarried
SP Bill 35: Damages (Investment Returns and Periodical Payments) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 9
Meeting Date: 19/03/2019
Result - For: 84, Against: 0 Abstain: 26
ForCarried
S5M-16394: Damages (Investment Returns and Periodical Payments) (Scotland) Bill (Ash Denham)
Meeting Date: 19/03/2019
Result - For: 112, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried

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EventIdTypeSub TypeMSP NameParty NameConstituencyRegionTitleItemTextFormattedAnswer DateAnswerStatusIdExpectedAnswerDateAnsweredByMspApprovedDateSubmissionDateMeetingDateProductionStatusIdRecordStatusIdStatus DateOnBehalfOfConsideredForMembersBusinessCrossPartySupportRegisteredInterestSupportCountSupportDateIsEventLinkCurrentMinister
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 >>
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 >>
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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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