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 January 2019 [Draft] : 16 January 2019


Fergus Ewing

I have been proud that Scotland, in contrast with other parts of the UK, has had very substantial support for new entrants, which has helped many new entrants int...



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


Fergus Ewing

The public can be involved at any time by writing to me or to other MSPs; their representations are quite properly considered. They can also contribute to the wor...



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


The Cabinet Secretary for the Rural Economy (Fergus Ewing)

The Scottish Government welcomes Scottish Environment LINK’s 10 principles for future land management support in Scotland. The proposals broadly reflect what other stakeholders, the agricult...



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


Fergus Ewing

Funding for forestry is provided by the Scottish Government in partnership with the EU.



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


Fergus Ewing

There were several questions there. Mr Rowley referred to farmers, who...



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


The Cabinet Secretary for the Rural Economy (Fergus Ewing)

The Scottish Government has set out clear plans in relation to farm payments after exit from the European Union. I commend to Mr Rowley the “Stability and Simplicity” document—I think that t...



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


Fergus Ewing

That is a very fair point and I am pleased to advise Rhoda Grant that I am already engaging with them. Just a few weeks ago, I met the chief executive of the Trus...



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


Fergus Ewing

We welcome the responses to our consultation. We have encouraged more than 300 stakeholders and interested parties to respond, and I take this opportunity to seek...



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


The Cabinet Secretary for the Rural Economy (Fergus Ewing)

The publication on 21 December 2018 of our “Consultation on Good Food Nation Proposals for Legislation” represented an important step forward in the move towards ...



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.

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-15390.3: Scotland’s Future Economy (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 16/01/2019
Result - For: 70, Against: 47 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-15390.1: Scotland’s Future Economy (Dean Lockhart)
Meeting Date: 16/01/2019
Result - For: 28, Against: 88 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-15390: Scotland’s Future Economy (Richard Leonard)
Meeting Date: 16/01/2019
Result - For: 70, Against: 47 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
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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AgainstDefeated
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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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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