McArthur again raises flight disruption concerns with the First Minister

Orkney’s MSP, Liam McArthur, has today (Thursday) called on the Transport Secretary to step in and help find a resolution to the long running industrial dispute between Highlands and Islands Airports (HIAL) and air traffic controllers in the region.

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McArthur and Wishart demand ‘workable solution’ to left luggage at Aberdeen railway station

Following the recent announcement by Abellio that the left luggage facility at Aberdeen railway station will be withdrawn from Saturday 12th October, Orkney’s MSP, Liam McArthur and Shetland’s MSP, Beatrice Wishart have written to Abellio to demand that a workable alternative arrangement is put in place before the closure takes place.

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McArthur: ferry contract ‘falls short’ of meeting freight demands

Orkney’s MSP, Liam McArthur, has today (Tuesday) warned that the new Northern Isles ferry contract falls short of meeting the increasingly urgent demand in Orkney and Shetland for additional freight capacity.

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McArthur responds to Northern Isles Ferry Service announcement

Responding to the Scottish Government’s announcement today (Friday) that Serco has been selected as the preferred bidder to operate the new contract for the Northern Isles Ferry Services network, Orkney’s MSP Liam McArthur commented:

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McArthur demands clarity on Northern Isles ferry contract deadline

Orkney’s MSP, Liam McArthur, has demanded that the government provides clarity on when the new Northern Isles ferry contract will be awarded, following recent reports that Transport Scotland officials now say there is ‘no guarantee’ that the contract will be in place by 31st October.

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McArthur secures government commitment to widen access to credit unions in islands

Orkney’s MSP, Liam McArthur, has secured a commitment from the Scottish Government to look into ways of increasing the uptake of credit union membership in rural and island communities.

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Liam McArthur wears it pink for Breast Cancer Now fundraiser

 

Orkney’s MSP, Liam McArthur, added a dash of pink to their usual attire to support Breast Cancer Now’s wear it pink fundraiser, which takes place on Friday 18 October.

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McArthur supports project at Stromness Academy to highlight risks of underage drinking

 

Orkney’s MSP, Liam McArthur, attended an event designed to highlight the risks associated with underage drinking earlier this week at Stromness Academy.

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McArthur Joins Great British Beach Clean in Orkney

Orkney’s MSP, Liam McArthur, will join the Marine Conservation Society (MCS) and hundreds of volunteers during a Great British Beach Clean event at Echna Loch Bay on Monday 23rd September.

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McArthur criticises lack of ferry commitments in programme for government

Orkney’s MSP, Liam McArthur, has today (Wednesday) criticised the Scottish Government for once again failing to commit to an urgent resolution to internal ferry funding for Northern Isles routes.

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