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 12 September 2019 [Draft] : 12 September 2019


Fergus Ewing

I share that concern. The UK Government’s reckless approach of allowing complete trade liberalisation in the egg production sector beggars belief and could wipe o...



Meeting of the Parliament 12 September 2019 [Draft] : 12 September 2019


The Cabinet Secretary for the Rural Economy (Fergus Ewing)

Unfortunately, our assessment is that egg production is another of our successful food and drink sectors that will be negatively impacted by a no-deal Brexit. That is particularly true if, a...



Meeting of the Parliament 11 September 2019 [Draft] : 11 September 2019


Fergus Ewing

That is the politician’s equivalent of an illicit still. I pay tribute to James Campbell and his amazing achievements. He is a member of the Keepers of the Quaich...



Meeting of the Parliament 11 September 2019 [Draft] : 11 September 2019


Fergus Ewing

No, I will not. The success of the industr...



Meeting of the Parliament 11 September 2019 [Draft] : 11 September 2019


Fergus Ewing

I had better concentrate on the job in hand. We will shortly be publis...



Meeting of the Parliament 11 September 2019 [Draft] : 11 September 2019


The Cabinet Secretary for the Rural Economy (Fergus Ewing)

I thank all members for contributing to the debate. Just about every member mentioned the distilleries in their constituencies, so I join the club and pay tribute to Tomatin, Royal Brackla a...



Meeting of the Parliament 10 September 2019 [Draft] : 10 September 2019


Fergus Ewing

It is an approach, but the current approach has served crofters well. We have a number of testimonials from individuals in that regard, and I have visited individ...



Meeting of the Parliament 10 September 2019 [Draft] : 10 September 2019


Fergus Ewing

As I have said, the phase 1 bill issues that we are looking at include a proposal for a new common grazings company structure. However, any change to a new struct...



Meeting of the Parliament 10 September 2019 [Draft] : 10 September 2019


Fergus Ewing

Yes. The areas that would be covered would include allowing the keeper of the registers of Scotland the means to correct the cro...



Meeting of the Parliament 10 September 2019 [Draft] : 10 September 2019


Fergus Ewing

Mr Rumbles and I may disagree about the general approach to be taken, but, after the committee’s work, we carried out a consultation, which took some time. We too...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-18902.3: Mismanagement of NHS Construction Projects (Jeane Freeman)
Meeting Date: 18/09/2019
Result - For: 87, Against: 28 Abstain: 0
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S5M-18902: Mismanagement of NHS Construction Projects (Miles Briggs)
Meeting Date: 18/09/2019
Result - For: 87, Against: 0 Abstain: 28
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ForCarried
S5M-18896.3: Restoring Trust in Criminal Sentencing (Humza Yousaf)
Meeting Date: 18/09/2019
Result - For: 63, Against: 28 Abstain: 25
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S5M-18896: Restoring Trust in Criminal Sentencing (Liam Kerr)
Meeting Date: 18/09/2019
Result - For: 82, Against: 28 Abstain: 6
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S5M-18885.1: The Impact of the UK Government’s Family Migration Policy on Scotland (Alexander Stewart)
Meeting Date: 17/09/2019
Result - For: 30, Against: 82 Abstain: 0
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S5M-18885: The Impact of the UK Government’s Family Migration Policy on Scotland (Fiona Hyslop)
Meeting Date: 17/09/2019
Result - For: 84, Against: 29 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-18778.1: Citizens’ Assembly of Scotland (Willie Rennie)
Meeting Date: 11/09/2019
Result - For: 34, Against: 86 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-18778: Citizens’ Assembly of Scotland (Michael Russell)
Meeting Date: 11/09/2019
Result - For: 86, Against: 5 Abstain: 29
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ForCarried
S5M-18767.1: The Impact of the UK Government's Planned Immigration Policy and Mobility Restrictions on Scotland's University and Scientific Research Sectors (Oliver Mundell)
Meeting Date: 10/09/2019
Result - For: 29, Against: 85 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-18767: The Impact of the UK Government's Planned Immigration Policy and Mobility Restrictions on Scotland's University and Scientific Research Sectors (Richard Lochhead)
Meeting Date: 10/09/2019
Result - For: 84, Against: 1 Abstain: 29
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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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