McArthur champions the success of Orkney’s Men’s Shed

Orkney’s MSP, Liam McArthur has today praised the work of Orkney Men’s Shed in a Members’ Debate in the Scottish Parliament, highlighting the benefits in terms of reducing the risk of loneliness and isolation or even poor mental health.

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I am recruiting! Parliamentary and Communications Assistant

An exciting opportunity has arisen within my office for the position of Parliamentary and Communications Assistant. The post is to support the me in my parliamentary role, currently as spokesperson for justice and energy, and in my work representing the Orkney constituency.

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McArthur highlights strengths of Orkney’s tourism sector

Orkney’s MSP, Liam McArthur has called on the Scottish Government to support the success of Orkney’s tourism sector with investment in key infrastructure.

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Orcadian 14/03/19

Ahead of events this weekend commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Longhope Lifeboat disaster, I have the enormous privilege of leading a debate in the Scottish Parliament marking this historic milestone.

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McArthur asks for “Island Proofed” Legal Aid

Orkney’s MSP, Liam McArthur has secured a commitment from the Scottish Government to look at the provision of legal aid support in island communities.

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McArthur welcomes all female shortlist for SYP Elections

Orkney’s MSP, Liam McArthur has welcomed news that the next Members of the Scottish Youth Parliament (MSYPs) for Orkney will be elected from an all-female shortlist of candidates.

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McArthur lends support to Marie Curie and the Great Daffodil Appeal

Orkney’s MSP, Liam McArthur has commended the work of Marie Curie nurses, staff and volunteers in the islands during a debate marking this year’s Great Daffodil Appeal.

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McArthur presses Government again on fair ferry funding

Orkney’s MSP, Liam McArthur has again pressed the Scottish Government to honour its commitments to fair ferry funding.  This follows news that government funding for Orkney’s lifeline ferry services has decreased by £200,000 since last year, leaving a shortfall of £1,500,000, and that fares are t...

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McArthur Reacts to Strike Date Announcement

Orkney’s MSP, Liam McArthur, has today reacted to confirmation that air traffic controllers at HIAL airports plan to go on strike on Friday 26th April.

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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.

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