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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Parliamentary Activities

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Meeting of the Parliament 06 February 2020 [Draft] : 06 February 2020


Fergus Ewing

Emma Harper is right to say that our livestock farmers play a key role in protecting our permanent grassland and the historic carbon sinks beneath it. We want all...



Meeting of the Parliament 06 February 2020 [Draft] : 06 February 2020


Fergus Ewing

We are doing a number of things there anent. First, I welcome the range of on-going activity, including Quality Meat Scotland’s better grazing project, which work...



Meeting of the Parliament 06 February 2020 [Draft] : 06 February 2020


The Cabinet Secretary for the Rural Economy (Fergus Ewing)

GrASTech is a cross-Europe collaborative project to tackle the issue of methane emissions from livestock, which is a topic of significant interest for both the Scottish Government and Scotti...



Meeting of the Parliament 06 February 2020 [Draft] : 06 February 2020


Fergus Ewing

Angus MacDonald has raised a matter that is of concern not only to farmers on this side of the border, but to farmers throughout the United Kingdom. I read of a d...



Meeting of the Parliament 06 February 2020 [Draft] : 06 February 2020


The Cabinet Secretary for the Rural Economy (Fergus Ewing)

The Scottish Government knowledge transfer and innovation fund recently awarded Quality Meat Scotland almost £100,000 in grant funding for a project looking at Scotch beef protected geograph...



Meeting of the Parliament 06 February 2020 [Draft] : 06 February 2020


Fergus Ewing

We do a wide range of work with local authorities—for example, we have the food for life programme, through which we work with local authorities, encouraging them...



Meeting of the Parliament 06 February 2020 [Draft] : 06 February 2020


Fergus Ewing

Mary Fee raises an important point about the sad consequences of the policies of austerity that have been pursued by the London Government for far too long. It is...



Meeting of the Parliament 06 February 2020 [Draft] : 06 February 2020


The Cabinet Secretary for the Rural Economy (Fergus Ewing)

Work is under way on drafting the bill, and we plan to publish it as part of the legislative programme that is set out in the programme for government for this pa...



Meeting of the Parliament 23 January 2020 [Draft] : 23 January 2020


Fergus Ewing

I have been as specific as it is wise to be at this stage. It is not so very long until the end of March. We are now nearly at the end of January.



Meeting of the Parliament 23 January 2020 [Draft] : 23 January 2020


Fergus Ewing

In thanking the member for his comments, I also thank the crofters I met in his constituency in October for a very useful exchange. Since then, and in the stateme...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-20716.4: No Case for Tax Increases or Further Cuts to Public Spending (Kate Forbes)
Meeting Date: 05/02/2020
Result - For: 58, Against: 57 Abstain: 1
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S5M-20716: No Case for Tax Increases or Further Cuts to Public Spending (Murdo Fraser)
Meeting Date: 05/02/2020
Result - For: 58, Against: 38 Abstain: 20
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ForCarried
S5M-20705: Non-Domestic Rates (Scotland) Bill (Kate Forbes)
Meeting Date: 05/02/2020
Result - For: 78, Against: 32 Abstain: 6
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ForCarried
SP Bill 44: Non-Domestic Rates (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 32
Meeting Date: 04/02/2020
Result - For: 87, Against: 25 Abstain: 0
ForCarried
SP Bill 44: Non-Domestic Rates (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 33
Meeting Date: 04/02/2020
Result - For: 88, Against: 26 Abstain: 0
ForCarried
SP Bill 44: Non-Domestic Rates (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 34
Meeting Date: 04/02/2020
Result - For: 88, Against: 26 Abstain: 0
ForCarried
SP Bill 44: Non-Domestic Rates (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 35
Meeting Date: 04/02/2020
Result - For: 104, Against: 8 Abstain: 0
ForCarried
SP Bill 44: Non-Domestic Rates (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 17
Meeting Date: 04/02/2020
Result - For: 27, Against: 87 Abstain: 0
AgainstDefeated
SP Bill 44: Non-Domestic Rates (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 18
Meeting Date: 04/02/2020
Result - For: 26, Against: 88 Abstain: 0
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SP Bill 44: Non-Domestic Rates (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 5
Meeting Date: 04/02/2020
Result - For: 55, Against: 58 Abstain: 0
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EventIdTypeSub TypeMSP NameParty NameConstituencyRegionTitleItemTextFormattedAnswer DateAnswerStatusIdExpectedAnswerDateAnsweredByMspApprovedDateSubmissionDateMeetingDateProductionStatusIdRecordStatusIdStatus DateOnBehalfOfConsideredForMembersBusinessCrossPartySupportRegisteredInterestSupportCountSupportDateIsEventLinkCurrentMinister
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 >>
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 >>
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EventIdTypeSub TypeMSP NameParty NameConstituencyRegionTitleItemTextFormattedAnswer DateAnswerStatusIdExpectedAnswerDateAnsweredByMspApprovedDateSubmissionDateMeetingDateProductionStatusIdRecordStatusIdStatus DateOnBehalfOfConsideredForMembersBusinessCrossPartySupportRegisteredInterestSupportCountSupportDateIsEventLinkCurrentMinister
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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