McArthur encourages young people to run for Scottish Youth Parliament

Orkney MSP Liam McArthur has today encouraged young people to consider standing for the Scottish Youth Parliament.

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McArthur and Scott stand out in pink for breast cancer research

Northern Isles MSPs Liam McArthur and Tavish Scott wear it pink in Parliament in aid of Breast Cancer Now.

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McArthur reiterates Maeshowe closure concerns in Holyrood

Orkney MSP Liam McArthur took the opportunity at Culture Questions in Holyrood to reiterate concerns to the Culture Secretary about the proposed closure of Maeshowe. 

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McArthur questions minister on Goose Management support

Orkney MSP Liam McArthur has sought assurances from Ministers about future plans to manage geese numbers in Orkney.

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Minister cannot 'wash her hands' of responsibility for retained fire stations

Orkney MSP Liam McArthur has called on Scottish Government Ministers to take action to address concerns about recruitment and retention of crews in local stations in Orkney.  

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Addressing the issue of broadband affordability is key, says McArthur

People in Orkney should not “pay through the nose” for superfast broadband, Orkney MSP Liam McArthur said today in Holyrood.

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Orkney MSP becomes ‘Arthritis Champion’

Orkney MSP Liam McArthur has today agreed to become an ‘Arthritis Champion’, and is asking his local communities to get involved in the fight to beat arthritis.

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Orcadian 13/09/16

Nine years after first getting elected, I have finally notched up a nomination in the Scottish Politician of the Year Awards.  

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Northern Isles MSPs welcome island housing fund

Northern Isles MSPs Liam McArthur and Tavish Scott today welcomed a new £5 million islands housing fund, as Ministers confirmed during a Holyrood debate that they would adopt the Scottish Liberal Democrat proposal.

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About

Liam has strong ties with Orkney. He attended Sanday school and Kirkwall Grammar. Liam has worked for European Commission, as a consultant helping charities and as a Special Adviser to the Deputy First Minister, then former MP and MSP for Orkney Jim Wallace. A football enthusiast, Liam played in Orkney's inter-county team and for Scottish Universities, while captain of Edinburgh University. In Parliament, Liam is the Scottish Liberal Democrat Spokesperson for Energy, Young People and Education. Read more