McArthur Challenges Mobile Phone Operators to Engage with 4G Programme

Orkney’s MSP, Liam McArthur, has challenged mobile phone operators to engage with the Scottish Government’s 4G infill programme to ensure remaining gaps in the service are closed.

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My Orcadian Column 04.07.19

Over the past twelve years, I have worked more closely with Tavish Scott than any other MSP. It has been a partnership built very much on friendship but one, I like to think, that has delivered real benefits for the island communities we were elected to represent in the Scottish Parliament.

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McArthur Helps Secure Extension in Postgraduate Funding

Orkney’s MSP, Liam McArthur has helped secure an extension of scholarship funding to support Orkney-based postgraduate students at the International Centre for Island Technology (ICIT).

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McArthur comments on extension of industrial action by HIAL air traffic controllers

Responding to news that a revised pay offer from HIAL to Air Traffic Control Officers has been rejected, Orkney’s MSP Liam McArthur commented:

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McArthur calls for long term commitment to goose management

During a meeting today with Rural Affairs Minister, Mairi Gougeon, Orkney’s MSP Liam McArthur emphasised the need for the Scottish Government to ‘stay the course’ in efforts to reduce greylag geese numbers in the islands.

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McArthur seeks assurances on fuel poverty from the Minister

Orkney’s MSP, Liam McArthur, has today (Wednesday) pushed the Scottish Government to finalise its Fuel Poverty Strategy, while also ensuring that resources are targeted towards tackling extreme fuel poverty in remote rural and island areas.

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McArthur Welcomes Re-Think of College Dropout Fee

Orkney’s MSP, Liam McArthur, has welcomed a decision by City of Glasgow College to withdraw a penalty fee charged to Orkney student, Ms Charlie Fender, after she left her course early.

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Holyrood Highlights 21.06.19

You can see what I’ve been up to this week in the latest edition of Holyrood Highlights below.  If you would like to have this update sent to you weekly, please email me on liam.mcarthur.msp@parliament.scot 

 

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My Orcadian Column 20.06.19

There can be few experiences quite as stressful as waiting for an operation. At a time when, despite the best efforts of hard-working NHS staff, waiting lists for some procedures are measured in months or even years, that is perhaps more true than ever.

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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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