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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McArthur Demands Action on HIAL ATC Impasse

Orkney’s MSP, Liam McArthur, has today called for action to unlock the impasse between HIAL and Air Traffic Controllers, after the announcement that controllers will be going on strike over pay in April and the summer.

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Northern Isles MSPs raise HIAL Strikes with Scottish Government

Orkney’s MSP, Liam McArthur, and Shetland’s MSP, Tavish Scott, have both today raised the impending HIAL air traffic control strike with the Scottish Government.

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Northern Isles MSPs respond to ADS announcement

Responding to the Scottish Government announcement that the ADS scheme, due to end on 31 March, will now be extended to December 2020, Shetland MSP Tavish Scott and Orkney MSP Liam McArthur said:

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McArthur gives Holyrood chance to mark 50th anniversary of Longhope Lifeboat disaster

Orkney’s MSP, Liam McArthur has lodged a motion that he hopes will allow the Scottish Parliament to debate the 50th Anniversary of the Longhope Lifeboat Disaster.

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McArthur raises local concerns with Stagecoach

Orkney’s MSP Liam McArthur met senior representatives of Stagecoach today ahead of the latest public feedback session over the next two days.

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Government Walking Away from Principle of Fair Ferry Funding, says McArthur

Orkney’s MSP, Liam McArthur, today accused the Scottish Government of “walking away from the principle of fair ferry funding” and “short changing the Councils in Orkney and Shetland.

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Community Safety Minister agrees to FAI review

Responding to a question from Scottish Liberal Democrat justice spokesperson Liam McArthur MSP in the Chamber this afternoon, Minister for Community Safety Ash Denham conceded a review into the broken Fatal Accident Inquiry system was “required”.

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Lib Dems call for review of Fatal Accident Inquiries

Scottish Liberal Democrats have today passed an emergency motion at their spring conference in Hamilton calling for a full independent review of the Fatal Accident Inquiry system, after a number of families have spoken out about the years it takes to undertake inquiries into the deaths of loved ones.

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Lyell Centre Hosts Parliamentarian

The British Geological Survey (BGS) and Heriot-Watt University (HWU) welcomed Liam McArthur MSP to the Lyell Centre today (Wed 27 Feb).

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