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 25 June 2015 : Thursday, June 25, 2015


Fergus Ewing

We need to explore every opportunity.



Meeting of the Parliament 25 June 2015 : Thursday, June 25, 2015


Fergus Ewing

For my part, the answer is yes. I am aware that Mr Brodie is known for doing his own exploration work, as it were.



Meeting of the Parliament 25 June 2015 : Thursday, June 25, 2015


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

Exploration for oil and gas is a reserved matter. The primary levers for promoting exploration of oil reserves are reserved to the United Kingdom Government. Howe...



Meeting of the Parliament 23 June 2015 : Tuesday, June 23, 2015


Fergus Ewing

—which gets a subsidy not for 15 years, like onshore wind, but for 35 years. The total cost of that subsidy is £35 billion, plus £10 billion in loan guarantees, which makes it, according to ...



Meeting of the Parliament 23 June 2015 : Tuesday, June 23, 2015


Fergus Ewing

I am glad that Alex Johnstone mentioned Michael Fallon, because Michael Fallon was responsible for the daddy of them all, in terms of subsidy. It was he who took ...



Meeting of the Parliament 23 June 2015 : Tuesday, June 23, 2015


Fergus Ewing

We have ambitious targets on heat, including our goal of taking 40,000 houses into district heating. As Mr Harvie knows, we have a heat map and a plan in that regard, and my colleague, Derek...



Meeting of the Parliament 23 June 2015 : Tuesday, June 23, 2015


Fergus Ewing

Yes I do. Not least is the obvious fact—at least to those of us who have spent hundreds of hours meeting the companies—that many of the companies that have onshore schemes that are being gui...



Meeting of the Parliament 23 June 2015 : Tuesday, June 23, 2015


Fergus Ewing

We will continue to support communities that wish to gain from the resources in their parts of Scotland by helping them with investment from the renewable energy investment fund and from the...



Meeting of the Parliament 23 June 2015 : Tuesday, June 23, 2015


Fergus Ewing

It was taken, in other words, for political reasons rather than reasons of good governance.



Meeting of the Parliament 23 June 2015 : Tuesday, June 23, 2015


Fergus Ewing

I have concerns about the progress of pumped storage, because the last UK Government failed to engage with us in advancing it. We have two existing facilities, bu...

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Amendment 1 moved by Alex Fergusson on motion S4M-13606 Michael Matheson: Air Weapons and Licensing
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Amendment 3 moved by Alex Fergusson on motion S4M-13606 Michael Matheson: Air Weapons and Licensing
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Amendment 4 moved by Alex Fergusson on motion S4M-13606 Michael Matheson: Air Weapons and Licensing
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Amendment 5 moved by Patrick Harvie on motion S4M-13606 Michael Matheson: Air Weapons and Licensing
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Amendment 6 moved by Patrick Harvie on motion S4M-13606 Michael Matheson: Air Weapons and Licensing
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Amendment 7 moved by Patrick Harvie on motion S4M-13606 Michael Matheson: Air Weapons and Licensing
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Amendment 15 moved by Cameron Buchanan on motion S4M-13606 Michael Matheson: Air Weapons and Licensi
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Amendment 17 moved by Cameron Buchanan on motion S4M-13606 Michael Matheson: Air Weapons and Licensi
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Amendment 22 moved by Cara Hilton on motion S4M-13606 Michael Matheson: Air Weapons and Licensing (S
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Amendment 19 moved by Michael Matheson on motion S4M-13606 Michael Matheson: Air Weapons and Licensi
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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 >>
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 >>
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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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