Latest news stories about Fergus Ewing MSP.
Revealed: how landowner lobbied minister on spaceport
Scotland’s biggest private landowner secretly lobbied the Scottish Government to stymie plans for a spaceport in Sutherland.
Revealed: ‘radical’ vision for Scotland as ‘woodland nation’
The Scottish Government should buy up, break up and sell off large forestry estates to diversify woodland ownership, experts are recommending.
Government salmon farm research ‘excluded environmental impact’
Scottish Government research into pesticides used to control the lice that infest farmed salmon deliberately excluded impacts on the “wider marine environment”.
Fergus Ewing under formal investigation for alleged bullying
The rural economy secretary, Fergus Ewing, is under formal investigation for alleged bullying following a complaint from the recently retired director of Marine Scotland, Graham Black.
Podcast: Nightlife culture under threat from Covid-19 restrictions
The Government’s lack of engagement with the country’s clubs and music venues – is “unacceptable” according to industry chiefs.
Fergus Ewing is ‘un-ministerial’, says civil service union
The rural economy secretary, Fergus Ewing, has been criticised for "an abdication of responsibility" and as "very un-ministerial" by a civil service trade union.
Fergus Ewing attacked over 25 meetings with fish farm firms
The rural economy secretary, Fergus Ewing, has been accused of breaching the ministerial code by failing to record 25 meetings with the fish farming industry.
Loopholes let MSPs declare ‘arbitrary’ share values
Critics have called for the rules to be reformed so that MSPs are forced to disclose the true value of their holdings in private companies
Shellfish businesses offered funding to cope with coronavirus crisis
Shellfish businesses across Scotland have been offered emergency financial help by ministers on the eve of a report by The Ferret revealing the crisis facing prawn and scallop fishermen.