McArthur Again Presses Transport Minister for Detail on Ferry Fare Plans

Orkney’s MSP Liam McArthur has again pressed the Transport Minister to outline detailed plans for introducing cheaper ferry fares on routes serving the Northern Isles.

Read More

Liam McArthur MSP Blasts Car Parking Charge Plan

During a members debate in the Scottish Parliament today (10th May), Orkney’s MSP Liam McArthur has again criticised the decision by Highlands and Islands Airports Ltd (HIAL) to introduce airport parking charges at Kirkwall, Sumburgh and Stornoway airports

Read More

My Orcadian Column 8/5/18

Plans by Highlands and Islands Airport Ltd (HIAL) to introduce car parking charges at Kirkwall, Sumburgh and Stornaway airports will be debated in the Scottish Parliament this week thanks to my Shetland colleague, Tavish Scott MSP.

Read More

ORKNEY MSP JOINS CANCER RESEARCH UK TO CELEBRATE SCOTLAND’S LIFE SAVING RESEARCH

Liam McArthur MSP attended an event run by Cancer Research UK in the Scottish Parliament this week to celebrate Scotland’s world class cancer research.

Read More

Comment on visit to Scottish Fire and Rescue Service, Portlethen

Following a visit to the Scottish Fire & Rescue Service training facilities in Portlethen earlier today (2 May), Orkney’s MSP Liam McArthur has welcomed confirmation that Orkney will be in the vanguard of SFRS’ roll out of new firefighting equipment.

Read More

McArthur Welcomes New Kirkwall Fire Training Facility

Orkney’s MSP Liam McArthur today attended and welcomed the formal opening of new Scottish Fire and Rescue training facilities at Kirkwall Airport.

Read More

Liam McArthur MSP Backs Marie Curie Call

Liam McArthur MSP is supporting a call to help improve the lives of people living with terminal illness as we approach Good Death Week in Scotland.  

Read More

The Orcadian Column 24 April 2018

It’s official. I have now received an invitation to my very first Hen Do.  Not only that, but the organisers have asked me to give a speech!

Read More

Still no start date for RET from the Transport Minister

Orkney MSP Liam McArthur has today expressed further frustration at the Transport Minister’s continued failure to confirm the start date for introducing cheaper ferry fares on Northern Isles routes.

Read More

More News

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