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:

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Parliamentary Activities

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Meeting of the Parliament 27 May 2015 : Wednesday, May 27, 2015


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

“Scotland’s Economic Strategy” reaffirms our commitment to increasing sustainable economic growth for all of Scotland, which is essential to achieving a more productive, cohesive and fairer ...



Meeting of the Parliament 27 May 2015 : Wednesday, May 27, 2015


Fergus Ewing

The work of private companies, supported by Scottish Enterprise, business gateway, the Scottish Government and local authorities, has had a salutary effect. I can inform the member that, jus...



Meeting of the Parliament 27 May 2015 : Wednesday, May 27, 2015


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

There would be huge benefits. First, interconnectors would be able to meet up to 5 per cent of Great Britain’s electricity demand by 2030. Secondly, the development of the projects and the a...



Meeting of the Parliament 27 May 2015 : Wednesday, May 27, 2015


Fergus Ewing

That is not an overstatement. To put it differently, without continued expansion of the renewable energy output in Scotland, the UK will have great difficulty in ...



Meeting of the Parliament 27 May 2015 : Wednesday, May 27, 2015


Fergus Ewing

I cannot and should not speak for the UK Government, but I can say that, before the general election, there was a reasonable modus operandi. As far as I am aware, the island renewables deliv...



Meeting of the Parliament 27 May 2015 : Wednesday, May 27, 2015


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

The Scottish Government supports all areas in working to achieve the industry-led ambition for Scotland to be a first-choice tourism destination. East Lothian’s s...



Meeting of the Parliament 27 May 2015 : Wednesday, May 27, 2015


Fergus Ewing

Iain Gray is right to promote the attractions of John Muir and his links to Scotland. He is the founder of national parks in the world, including Yosemite in the ...



Meeting of the Parliament 27 May 2015 : Wednesday, May 27, 2015


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

Ministers meet stakeholders regularly, across a range of portfolio interests, to discuss boosting the economy of Scotland.



Meeting of the Parliament 27 May 2015 : Wednesday, May 27, 2015


Fergus Ewing

The six leaders of the Edinburgh and the south-east of Scotland city region wrote to the Cabinet Secretary for Infrastructure, Investment and Cities on 1 April, o...



Meeting of the Parliament 27 May 2015 : Wednesday, May 27, 2015


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

The Scottish Government has been doing many actions in economic developments, including supporting businesses, helping young people, investing in infrastructure a...

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S4M-13267 Joe FitzPatrick on behalf of the Parliamentary Bureau: Approval of SSI—That the Parliament
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S4M-13258 Patrick Harvie: Assisted Suicide (Scotland) Bill—That the Parliament agrees to the general
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S4M-13246.2 Iain Gray: Equity and Excellence in Education—As an amendment to motion S4M-13246 in the
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S4M-13246.1 Liz Smith: Equity and Excellence in Education—As an amendment to motion S4M-13246 in the
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S4M-13246.3 Liam McArthur: Equity and Excellence in Education—As an amendment to motion S4M-13246 in
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S4M-13246 Angela Constance: Equity and Excellence in Education—That the Parliament agrees that there
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S4M-13203.3 Angela Constance: The Future of Scotland’s Economy—As an amendment to motion S4M-13203 i
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S4M-13203 Jackie Baillie: The Future of Scotland’s Economy—That the Parliament agrees that reducing
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4M-13134.1 Jamie McGrigor: Circular Economy (Waste Management)—As an amendment to motion S4M-13134 i
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S4M-13112.2 Mary Scanlon: Scottish Apprenticeship Week—As an amendment to motion S4M-13112 in the na
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EventIdTypeSub TypeMSP NameParty NameConstituencyRegionTitleItemTextFormattedAnswer DateAnswerStatusIdExpectedAnswerDateAnsweredByMspApprovedDateSubmissionDateMeetingDateProductionStatusIdRecordStatusIdStatus DateOnBehalfOfConsideredForMembersBusinessCrossPartySupportRegisteredInterestSupportCountSupportDateIsEventLinkCurrentMinister
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 >>
Motion S4M-12384: Fergus Ewing, Inverness and Nairn, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 23/02/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12381: Fergus Ewing, Inverness and Nairn, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 23/02/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12158: Fergus Ewing, Inverness and Nairn, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 26/01/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12154: Fergus Ewing, Inverness and Nairn, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 26/01/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-11878: Fergus Ewing, Inverness and Nairn, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 11/12/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-11756: Fergus Ewing, Inverness and Nairn, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 01/12/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-11664: Fergus Ewing, Inverness and Nairn, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 24/11/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-11511: Fergus Ewing, Inverness and Nairn, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 12/11/2014 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-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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