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 10 January 2019 : 10 January 2019


Fergus Ewing

Being possessed of a thick skin, I have enjoyed most of the debate. We have had many thoughtful and informed contributions from across the chamber.



Meeting of the Parliament 10 January 2019 : 10 January 2019


Fergus Ewing

Does Colin Smyth accept that “Stability and Simplicity”, which forms the basis of this debate, provides clarity, financial certainty and the prospect of stability...



Meeting of the Parliament 10 January 2019 : 10 January 2019


Fergus Ewing

No, I did not say that.



Meeting of the Parliament 10 January 2019 : 10 January 2019


Fergus Ewing

No.



Meeting of the Parliament 10 January 2019 : 10 January 2019


Fergus Ewing

I remind Mr Chapman that “Stability and Simplicity” sets out a clear plan for five years, and a clear majority of respondents, including many farmers and crofters...



Meeting of the Parliament 10 January 2019 : 10 January 2019


Fergus Ewing

I have made it clear countless times, including from where I stand, that I am determined that LFASS should not go below 80 per cent. The press release to which Do...



Meeting of the Parliament 10 January 2019 : 10 January 2019


Fergus Ewing

I cannot give a date for that at the moment, as the timetable has yet to be fixed, but it will be introduced in more than sufficient time before it is required. T...



Meeting of the Parliament 10 January 2019 : 10 January 2019


Fergus Ewing

Yes, it will. Mr Scott raises a point that has been raised by members across the political spectrum. Many farmers and crofters, including in Shetland, are very concerned about the overprescr...



Meeting of the Parliament 10 January 2019 : 10 January 2019


Fergus Ewing

I am actually pleased about that intervention, because it allows me to point out that one of the differences between my party and Mr Chapman’s is that we believe ...



Meeting of the Parliament 10 January 2019 : 10 January 2019


The Cabinet Secretary for the Rural Economy (Fergus Ewing)

We are 78 days from Brexit, yet we still do not know what sort of Brexit we face. What is clear is that none of the Brexit options is good for Scotland’s rural ec...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-15380.3: Securing a Just Transition to a Carbon-neutral Economy (Claudia Beamish)
Meeting Date: 15/01/2019
Result - For: 85, Against: 29 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-15380.1: Securing a Just Transition to a Carbon-neutral Economy (Mark Ruskell)
Meeting Date: 15/01/2019
Result - For: 6, Against: 107 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedDefeated
S5M-15380: Securing a Just Transition to a Carbon-neutral Economy (Roseanna Cunningham)
Meeting Date: 15/01/2019
Result - For: 86, Against: 0 Abstain: 28
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-15279.3: Future Rural Policy and Support in Scotland (Donald Cameron)
Meeting Date: 10/01/2019
Result - For: 27, Against: 89 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-15279.2: Future Rural Policy and Support in Scotland (Rhoda Grant)
Meeting Date: 10/01/2019
Result - For: 51, Against: 65 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-15279.1: Future Rural Policy and Support in Scotland (Mark Ruskell)
Meeting Date: 10/01/2019
Result - For: 24, Against: 92 Abstain: 0
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S5M-15279: Future Rural Policy and Support in Scotland (Fergus Ewing)
Meeting Date: 10/01/2019
Result - For: 83, Against: 27 Abstain: 6
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ForCarried
S5M-15261.1: Recognising the Life Sciences Sector in Scotland (Dean Lockhart)
Meeting Date: 09/01/2019
Result - For: 29, Against: 92 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-15243.2: Ultra-low Emission Vehicles (Liam McArthur)
Meeting Date: 08/01/2019
Result - For: 50, Against: 67 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-15184.2: Contribution of EU Citizens to Scotland (Adam Tomkins)
Meeting Date: 19/12/2018
Result - For: 27, Against: 90 Abstain: 0
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Search for other Motions lodged by Fergus Ewing
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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 >>
Motion S5M-11111: Fergus Ewing, Inverness and Nairn, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 19/03/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-10731: Fergus Ewing, Inverness and Nairn, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 27/02/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-09406: Fergus Ewing, Inverness and Nairn, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 05/12/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-08677: Fergus Ewing, Inverness and Nairn, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 06/11/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-08383: Fergus Ewing, Inverness and Nairn, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 24/10/2017 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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