Fergus Ewing MSP Inverness and Nairn, Scottish National Party, Minister for Business, Energy and Tourism


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-.
  • 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 2011

Party Percentage of votes
Scottish National Party 51.54%
Labour 21.77%
Conservative 11.6%
Name Party Votes % of votes
Ewing, Fergus Scottish National Party 16,870 51.54
Stewart, David Labour 7,125 21.77
Scanlon, Mary Conservative 3,797 11.6
Jardine, Christine Liberal Democrat 3,763 11.5
Boyd, Donald Christian 646 1.97
Durance, Ross UK Independence Party 530 1.62
Majority 9,745 votes
Electorate 62,183
Turnout (32,731) 52.64%

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