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 16 May 2019 [Draft] : 16 May 2019


Fergus Ewing

Well, I strongly disapprove of chitty-chatty.



Meeting of the Parliament 16 May 2019 [Draft] : 16 May 2019


Fergus Ewing

I am very sorry, but I just do not have the time if I am to do justice to everybody.



Meeting of the Parliament 16 May 2019 [Draft] : 16 May 2019


Fergus Ewing

There have been some very good speeches in the debate and some other ones. There is a consensus that the prospect of a no deal will be devastating for the food and farming industry and the w...



Meeting of the Parliament 16 May 2019 [Draft] : 16 May 2019


Fergus Ewing

I have always respected Mr Scott’s knowledge and appreciation of and support for Scottish agriculture, and I will continue to do so, but we have previously made a...



Meeting of the Parliament 16 May 2019 [Draft] : 16 May 2019


Fergus Ewing

Yes. I thank Mr Mountain for the opportunity to put that on the record. Obviously, I do not wish to make any comment that could be construed as partisan or party political, but I feel that, ...



Meeting of the Parliament 16 May 2019 [Draft] : 16 May 2019


Fergus Ewing

Not only have we gone to him to discuss an appropriate compensation scheme, but we have had several discussions about the matter face to face, around the table, i...



Meeting of the Parliament 16 May 2019 [Draft] : 16 May 2019


The Cabinet Secretary for the Rural Economy (Fergus Ewing)

I am pleased that the Parliament has set aside time today to discuss the implications for Scotland’s food and drink industry of the United Kingdom leaving the Eur...



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 15 May 2019 [Draft] : 15 May 2019


Fergus Ewing

The amendments in this group will require the Scottish ministers to consult south of Scotland enterprise before they issue directions to the agency, and to publis...



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 15 May 2019 [Draft] : 15 May 2019


Fergus Ewing

I have listened with great interest to the discussion. I agree with the principle, which Mr Smyth is to be commended for introducing, that it is essential for sou...



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 15 May 2019 [Draft] : 15 May 2019


The Cabinet Secretary for the Rural Economy (Fergus Ewing)

Thank you, convener. I am pleased to support amendment 42, which will bring the new enterprise agency’s reporting requirements into line with those of the existin...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-17304.1: Impact of Brexit on Scotland's Food and Drink (Donald Cameron)
Meeting Date: 16/05/2019
Result - For: 29, Against: 82 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-17304.2: Impact of Brexit on Scotland's Food and Drink (Rhoda Grant)
Meeting Date: 16/05/2019
Result - For: 14, Against: 97 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-17304.3: Impact of Brexit on Scotland's Food and Drink (Mark Ruskell)
Meeting Date: 16/05/2019
Result - For: 20, Against: 35 Abstain: 56
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AbstainDefeated
S5M-17304: Impact of Brexit on Scotland's Food and Drink (Fergus Ewing)
Meeting Date: 16/05/2019
Result - For: 76, Against: 29 Abstain: 6
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ForCarried
S5M-17281.4: Treatment Time Guarantee (Jeane Freeman)
Meeting Date: 15/05/2019
Result - For: 57, Against: 59 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-17281.1: Treatment Time Guarantee (Miles Briggs)
Meeting Date: 15/05/2019
Result - For: 53, Against: 57 Abstain: 6
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-17281.2: Treatment Time Guarantee (Monica Lennon)
Meeting Date: 15/05/2019
Result - For: 53, Against: 57 Abstain: 6
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-17281: Treatment Time Guarantee (Alex Cole-Hamilton)
Meeting Date: 15/05/2019
Result - For: 53, Against: 63 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-17280.2: Education (John Swinney)
Meeting Date: 15/05/2019
Result - For: 63, Against: 52 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-17265.2: Adopting the Place Principle (Alex Rowley)
Meeting Date: 14/05/2019
Result - For: 74, Against: 30 Abstain: 0
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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 >>
Motion S5M-15096: Fergus Ewing, Inverness and Nairn, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 10/12/2018 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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