McArthur Praises Marie Curie

 

Orkney’s MSP, Liam McArthur, is joining Marie Curie’s call to throw a Blooming Great Tea Party and raise money to support people living with a terminal illness and their loved ones.

 

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Northern Isles MSPs demand transparency in RET process

Today, MSPs for the Northern Isles Liam McArthur and Tavish Scott have called for increased transparency about the steps being taken to introduce RET for Northern Isles ferry routes, after recent correspondence with the European Commission revealed that no specific complaint investigations are currently in process.

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McArthur welcomes further improvements to Fuel Poverty Bill

As the Scottish Parliament considered final amendments to the Fuel Poverty (Scotland) Bill this afternoon, Orkney’s MSP Liam McArthur welcomed changes that strengthen requirements on every local authority to meet targets for reducing fuel poverty in their area.  Amendments were also passed that allow targets to be brought forward, based on the advice of the independent advisory panel.

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McArthur to meet Minister over goose management funding

Orkney’s MSP, Liam McArthur, is to take part in cross-party talks with the Minister for Rural Affairs, Mairi Gougeon MSP over funding for efforts to manage Orkney’s resident greylag goose population.

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McArthur raises mental health concerns with Minister

Orkney’s MSP, Liam McArthur, has today (Thursday) raised with Ministers the need for increased capacity in local child and adolescent mental health services (CAMHS) in Orkney.

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My Orcadian Column 06.06.19

At long last, good news on the European front. I speak, of course, of Liverpool’s historic victory in the Champions League final on Saturday night. The performance may have been a pale shadow of the scintillating football that has characterized Jurgen Klopp’s team over the course of an outstanding season, but that matters little as Liverpool secured a six triumph in Europe’s premier footballing competition.

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McArthur Responds to Hamnavoe Hub Project Announcement

Orkney’s MSP Liam McArthur has warmly welcomed the Hamnavoe Hub Project, which will see locally produced green electrical power used to supply MV Hamnavoue while she is docked in Stromness.

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McArthur Welcomes Decision to Call Off Strike Action

Responding to news that strike action affecting airports across the Highlands & Islands, scheduled for next week (12th June), has been called off following a revised offer from HIAL to the Prospect union, Orkney’s MSP Liam McArthur commented:

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McArthur Urges Government Action on Dementia Care

Orkney’s MSP, Liam McArthur has voiced concerns around access to health and social care for those with advanced dementia.

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McArthur urges First Minister to help bring an end to airport strike action

Orkney’s MSP, Liam McArthur, has urged the First Minister to do everything possible to help bring an end to industrial action by air traffic control staff at airports across the Highlands and Islands.

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