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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Culture, Tourism, Europe and External Affairs Committee 25 June 2020 [Draft] : 25 June 2020


Fergus Ewing

Yes. I assure Mr Gibson that my colleague Kate Forbes, the Cabinet Secretary for Finance, is dealing with all the issues regularly with the UK Government, including the fairness of the CBILS...



Culture, Tourism, Europe and External Affairs Committee 25 June 2020 [Draft] : 25 June 2020


Fergus Ewing

Yes. I think that we should be supportive of that idea. The themed years are now on a two-yearly cycle, so I do not think that it would impinge on another theme. Let me look into that. It is...



Culture, Tourism, Europe and External Affairs Committee 25 June 2020 [Draft] : 25 June 2020


Fergus Ewing

There are two questions there. We all hope that we can resume welcoming guests from all over the planet as quickly as possible, but that will depend upon public h...



Culture, Tourism, Europe and External Affairs Committee 25 June 2020 [Draft] : 25 June 2020


Fergus Ewing

As I understand it, the categories of business that are entitled to the business rates relief include retail. Therefore, those wholesale businesses that have a re...



Culture, Tourism, Europe and External Affairs Committee 25 June 2020 [Draft] : 25 June 2020


Fergus Ewing

I have engaged frequently with the Scottish Wholesale Association and Margaret Smith and Colin Smith, its representatives. I think that I have had about four conf...



Culture, Tourism, Europe and External Affairs Committee 25 June 2020 [Draft] : 25 June 2020


Fergus Ewing

Yes, of course. Mr Matheson and I have had a conference call discu...



Culture, Tourism, Europe and External Affairs Committee 25 June 2020 [Draft] : 25 June 2020


Fergus Ewing

The particular responsibility for the operation of school transport rests with my colleague Michael Matheson, who has spent a lot of time working on the issue. Ob...



Culture, Tourism, Europe and External Affairs Committee 25 June 2020 [Draft] : 25 June 2020


Fergus Ewing

There are two questions; I will take the question on financial support first. I agree that the islands are a special case. In order to have a holiday on the islan...



Culture, Tourism, Europe and External Affairs Committee 25 June 2020 [Draft] : 25 June 2020


Fergus Ewing

I certainly hope not. As Mr Gibson says, additional measures come with a cost. I expect that, in most cases, the additional costs would be relatively modest, alth...



Culture, Tourism, Europe and External Affairs Committee 25 June 2020 [Draft] : 25 June 2020


Fergus Ewing

The guidance that we issued on 18 June was broadly welcomed. In addition, as I mentioned earlier, the industry has been given more bespoke guidance for particular types of property. From lis...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-22119.3: Advisory Group on Economic Recovery Recommendations (Andy Wightman)
Meeting Date: 23/06/2020
Result - For: 52, Against: 12 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-22119: Advisory Group on Economic Recovery Recommendations (Fiona Hyslop)
Meeting Date: 23/06/2020
Result - For: 52, Against: 12 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-22115: Civil Partnership (Scotland) Bill (Shirley-Anne Somerville)
Meeting Date: 23/06/2020
Result - For: 64, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
SP Bill 56: Animals and Wildlife (Penalties, Protections and Powers) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 33
Meeting Date: 17/06/2020
Result - For: 22, Against: 56 Abstain: 1
AgainstDefeated
SP Bill 56: Animals and Wildlife (Penalties, Protections and Powers) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 35
Meeting Date: 17/06/2020
Result - For: 42, Against: 38 Abstain: 0
AgainstCarried
SP Bill 56: Animals and Wildlife (Penalties, Protections and Powers) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 36
Meeting Date: 17/06/2020
Result - For: 21, Against: 59 Abstain: 0
AgainstDefeated
SP Bill 56: Animals and Wildlife (Penalties, Protections and Powers) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 37
Meeting Date: 17/06/2020
Result - For: 21, Against: 59 Abstain: 0
AgainstDefeated
SP Bill 56: Animals and Wildlife (Penalties, Protections and Powers) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 38
Meeting Date: 17/06/2020
Result - For: 21, Against: 59 Abstain: 0
AgainstDefeated
SP Bill 56: Animals and Wildlife (Penalties, Protections and Powers) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 39
Meeting Date: 17/06/2020
Result - For: 61, Against: 19 Abstain: 0
ForCarried
SP Bill 56: Animals and Wildlife (Penalties, Protections and Powers) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 40
Meeting Date: 17/06/2020
Result - For: 21, Against: 59 Abstain: 0
AgainstDefeated

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EventIdTypeSub TypeMSP NameParty NameConstituencyRegionTitleItemTextFormattedAnswer DateAnswerStatusIdExpectedAnswerDateAnsweredByMspApprovedDateSubmissionDateMeetingDateProductionStatusIdRecordStatusIdStatus DateOnBehalfOfConsideredForMembersBusinessCrossPartySupportRegisteredInterestSupportCountSupportDateIsEventLinkCurrentMinister
Motion S5M-21670: Fergus Ewing, Inverness and Nairn, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 05/05/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-21671: Fergus Ewing, Inverness and Nairn, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 05/05/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-21650: Fergus Ewing, Inverness and Nairn, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 04/05/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-21632: Fergus Ewing, Inverness and Nairn, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 01/05/2020 Show Full Motion >>
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 >>
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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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