McArthur disappointed that delivery charges action plan review has been delayed

Orkney’s MSP, Liam McArthur, has expressed disappointment at further delays in the Scottish Government’s review of their ‘Fairer Deliveries for All: An Action Plan’.

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McArthur repeats calls to treat SIMD figures with caution

Responding to the recent publication of Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation (SIMD) figures, Orkney’s MSP, Liam McArthur, has repeated calls to treat the figures with caution when it comes to rural and island communities.

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McArthur calls for additional support for Northern Isles ferry routes

Orkney’s MSP, Liam McArthur, has called for additional funding to be made available from the Scottish Government to support additional sailings on Northern Isles ferry routes.

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McArthur marks commitment to Holocaust Memorial Day

Orkney’s MSP, Liam McArthur, has signed the Holocaust Educational Trust’s Book of Commitment at parliament to mark Holocaust Memorial Day.

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McArthur argues HIAL proposals were a ‘deck stacked from the start.’

Orkney’s MSP, Liam McArthur, has used a Liberal Democrat Members Business Debate on the proposed centralisation of air traffic control in the Highlands and Islands to argue that the decision was a ‘deck stacked from the start.’

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McArthur urges Ministers to ‘call a halt’ to air traffic control centralisation

Orkney’s MSP, Liam McArthur, has today (Tuesday) urged Ministers to call a halt to the centralisation of air traffic control (ATC) services to enable a full islands impact assessment of the proposals to take place.

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Households feel the chill as fuel poverty rises

Responding to the news that the percentage of people living in Fuel Poverty increased between 2017 and 2018, Scottish Liberal Democrat energy spokesperson Liam McArthur MSP warned of the “mammoth” task ahead.

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McArthur responds to HIAL air traffic control decision

Responding to the decision by Highlands and Islands Airport Limited (HIAL) to centralise air traffic control (ATC) services to Inverness Airport, Orkney’s MSP Liam McArthur commented:

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McArthur welcomes approval of new treatment for Multiple Sclerosis

Orkney’s MSP, Liam McArthur, has welcomed news that the use of ocrelizumab for the treatment of adults with early primary Multiple Sclerosis (MS) has been approved by the Scottish Medicines Consortium.

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Wishart to bring air traffic control centralisation debate to Holyrood

Shetland MSP, Beatrice Wishart is set to lead a debate in parliament highlighting ongoing concerns over plans to centralise air traffic control services across the Highlands and Islands.

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