Fergus Ewing MSP Inverness and Nairn, Scottish National Party, Cabinet Secretary for the Rural Economy and Connectivity


Fergus Ewing

Most spoken phrases

Last updated 3rd Jun 2009

  1. Israeli settlements
  2. Northcote Road shops
  3. Dangerous dogs petition
  4. Clapham Junction tube
  5. Heathrow expansion
  6. Health services
  7. Fly tipping

This information is based on the most frequently spoken phrases by this representative.


  • Born:

  • Positions

    Scottish National Party: Deputy Spokesperson for Tourism, Small Business and Highlands and Islands 1999-2000, Shadow Minister for: Rural Affairs 2000-03, Finance and Public Services 2003-04, Tourism, Transport and Telecommunications 2004-07; Minister for: Community Safety 2007-11, Energy, Enterprise and Tourism 2011-14, Business, Energy and Tourism 2014-16; Cabinet Secretary for the Rural Economy and Connectivity 2016-.
  • Electoral history

    MSP for Inverness East, Nairn and Lochaber constituency 1999-2011, and for Inverness and Nairn constituency since 5 May 2011.
  • Political interests

    Small businesses, Scottish issues, home rule for Scotland.
  • All party groups (office-holding)

    Treasurer Loss of Consultant Led Services in Scotland – Solutions Group 2006-07; Vice-convener Sports Group 2006-07.

Election record for Inverness and Nairn, 05 May 2016

Party Percentage of votes
Scottish National Party 48.02%
Conservative 19.84%
Labour 17.43%
Name Party Votes % of votes
Ewing, Fergus Scottish National Party 18,505 48.02
Mountain, Edward Conservative 7,648 19.84
Stewart, David Labour 6,719 17.43
Caddick, Carolyn Liberal Democrat 5,445 14.13
Majority 10,857 votes
Electorate 66,619
Turnout (38,539) 57.85%

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