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

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Meeting of the Parliament 22 March 2016 : 22 March 2016


Fergus Ewing

The key phrase there is “other than”, because I am afraid that the import of the state aid rules is to restrict to a certain sum the maximum total aid that can be...



Meeting of the Parliament 22 March 2016 : 22 March 2016


Fergus Ewing

I recognise that Clare Adamson has done a power of work on these matters, particularly in relation to procurement, including attending meetings in Brussels to mak...



Meeting of the Parliament 22 March 2016 : 22 March 2016


Fergus Ewing

I will take very seriously the Presiding Officer’s warning about breathing. [Laugh...



Meeting of the Parliament 22 March 2016 : 22 March 2016


Fergus Ewing

Thank you, Presiding Officer.



Meeting of the Parliament 22 March 2016 : 22 March 2016


The Minister for Business, Energy and Tourism (Fergus Ewing)

The Scottish steel task force is doing everything within the power of the Scottish Government and involved partners to secure a viable future for the steel plants...



Meeting of the Parliament 22 March 2016 : 22 March 2016


Fergus Ewing

I thank Nigel Don for his comments, and I thank you, Presiding Officer, for allowing me to speak in support of the Bankruptcy (Scotland) Bill.



Meeting of the Parliament 22 March 2016 : 22 March 2016


The Minister for Business, Energy and Tourism (Fergus Ewing)

I commend the bill to Parliament and hope that members will support it at decision time.



Meeting of the Parliament 17 March 2016 : 17 March 2016


Fergus Ewing

Yes, I will. The small business bonus scheme, whereby small businesses—and I used to run one—pay no or low business rates, makes an enormous contribution to the e...



Meeting of the Parliament 17 March 2016 : 17 March 2016


The Minister for Business, Energy and Tourism (Fergus Ewing)

The Scottish Government provides a supportive business environment offering a range of assistance, including the small business bonus scheme, which alone reduces or removes business rates fo...



Meeting of the Parliament 17 March 2016 : 17 March 2016


Fergus Ewing

John Pentland also sits on the task force, which is a non-political body, and we have all been working together. I am not sure that I accept his characterisation ...

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Amendment 75 moved by Maureen Watt on motion S4M-15996 Maureen Watt: Burial and Cremation (Scotland)
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Amendment 3 moved by Margaret McDougall on motion S4M-15994 Michael Matheson: Abusive Behaviour and
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NoDefeated

Amendment 4 moved by Margaret McDougall on motion S4M-15994 Michael Matheson: Abusive Behaviour and
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NoDefeated

Amendment 5 moved by Margaret McDougall on motion S4M-15994 Michael Matheson: Abusive Behaviour and
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NoDefeated

Amendment 29 moved by Elaine Murray on motion S4M-15994 Michael Matheson: Abusive Behaviour and Sexu
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Amendment 30 moved by Margaret Mitchell on motion S4M-15994 Michael Matheson: Abusive Behaviour and
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Amendment 5 moved by Margaret Burgess on motion S4M-15944 Margaret Burgess: Private Housing (Tenanci
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YesCarried

Amendment 19 moved by Patrick Harvie on motion S4M-15944 Margaret Burgess: Private Housing (Tenancie
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Amendment 20 moved by Patrick Harvie on motion S4M-15944 Margaret Burgess: Private Housing (Tenancie
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Amendment 21 moved by Patrick Harvie on motion S4M-15944 Margaret Burgess: Private Housing (Tenancie
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YesCarried

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EventIdTypeSub TypeMSP NameParty NameConstituencyRegionTitleItemTextFormattedAnswer DateAnswerStatusIdExpectedAnswerDateAnsweredByMspApprovedDateSubmissionDateMeetingDateProductionStatusIdRecordStatusIdStatus DateOnBehalfOfConsideredForMembersBusinessCrossPartySupportRegisteredInterestSupportCountSupportDateIsEventLinkCurrentMinister
Motion S4M-15993: Fergus Ewing, Inverness and Nairn, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 21/03/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-15461: Fergus Ewing, Inverness and Nairn, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 26/01/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-15415: Fergus Ewing, Inverness and Nairn, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 25/01/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-15356.2: Fergus Ewing, Inverness and Nairn, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 19/01/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-15253: Fergus Ewing, Inverness and Nairn, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 05/01/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-14576: Fergus Ewing, Inverness and Nairn, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 22/10/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-14272: Fergus Ewing, Inverness and Nairn, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 15/09/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-13510: Fergus Ewing, Inverness and Nairn, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 15/06/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-13318: Fergus Ewing, Inverness and Nairn, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 29/05/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12395.1: Fergus Ewing, Inverness and Nairn, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 24/02/2015 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-00002: 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-00000: Fergus Ewing, Inverness East, Nairn and Lochaber, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 09/05/2007 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-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-32675: Fergus Ewing, Inverness East, Nairn and Lochaber, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 19/03/2007 Show Full Question >>
Question S2W-32676: Fergus Ewing, Inverness East, Nairn and Lochaber, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 19/03/2007 Show Full Question >>

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