McArthur responds to HIAL air traffic announcement

Orkney MSP Liam McArthur said:

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McArthur responds to Orkney Abattoir closure

Following the announcement that the Orkney Islands Council owned abattoir in Kirkwall has closed today with immediate effect, Orkney MSP Liam McArthur said:

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McArthur seeks end to extra charge on energy bills

Orkney MSP Liam McArthur has today renewed calls to end what he described as an “extra charge on energy bills in the North of Scotland”.

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Holyrood Highlights 22.12.2017

My weekly update on my work as Orkney's MSP. To receive these weekly emails straight into your inbox, email me at Liam.McArthur.msp@parliament.scot. 

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McArthur secures ministerial meeting on patient delays

Orkney MSP Liam McArthur has secured a ministerial meeting in a bid to ensure the necessary resources are available to enable NHS Orkney to work with other health boards to tackle delays in treating isles patient.  

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McArthur asks for greater energy efficiency ambition

Orkney MSP Liam McArthur has called on Scottish Ministers to improve energy efficiency measures and set a more ambitious target for the eradication of fuel poverty.

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McArthur responds to Northlink announcement on MV Hamnavoe replacement cover

Orkney’s MSP Mr McArthur has called on the Scottish Government to intervene following Northlink’s announcement that  the MV Hamnavoe will be replaced with a freight vessel when it goes off for planned maintenance in the new year. 

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Orcadian 21/12/16

There really is nothing quite like listening to Scottish Finance Secretary, Derek Mackay deliver his budget statement to get you in the mood for Christmas.  At the very least, it is likely to have you reaching for the sherry.

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McArthur brands ferry procurement statement disappointing

Orkney MSP Liam McArthur has today criticised the Scottish Government following an announcement that a decision on the re-tendering of the Northern Isles ferry contract has been further delayed.

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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