McArthur: Refit arrangements once again not fit for a lifeline service

Orkney’s MSP, Liam McArthur, has expressed his disappointment that the freight ship Helliar will once again be used during the refit period for the MV Hamnavoe this month.

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McArthur calls for urgent review of ambulance cover in Orkney

Orkney’s MSP, Liam McArthur, is calling for an urgent review into land ambulance cover in Orkney.

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McArthur comments on air traffic control dispute resolution

Orkney’s MSP, Liam McArthur, has welcomed news that the long-running industrial action by Air Traffic Controllers at Highlands and Islands Airports has been brought to an end.

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McArthur responds to R100 contract legal challenge

Responding to the announcement that the award of BT as the preferred bidder for the northern lot of R100 contract is now subject to a legal challenge from Gigaclear Ltd, Orkney’s MSP Liam McArthur commented:

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Thank you very much for the feedback and support many of you have provided over the course of 2019, It is greatly appreciated both by myself and my team in Kirkwall and Edinburgh.

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McArthur seeks clarity on legal costs of Northern Isles Ferry contract challenge

Orkney’s MSP, Liam McArthur, has sought clarity from Scottish Ministers on the likely financial costs of Calmac’s legal challenge against the government’s decision to award the Northern Isles Ferry contract to Serco Northlink.

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McArthur raises concerns about land ambulance cover in Orkney

Orkney’s MSP, Liam McArthur, has today (Wednesday) raised with Scottish Ministers concerns about a lack of land ambulance cover on mainland Orkney.

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McArthur repeats calls to prioritise R100 roll out for the islands

Orkney’s MSP, Liam McArthur has repeated his calls on the Scottish Government to prioritise the islands when rolling out the next phase of high speed broadband amid further reports that the so-called R100 programme is running behind schedule and unlikely to meet the commitment to 100% coverage across Scotland by 2021.

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McArthur Backs Shelter Scotland Campaign

Orkney’s MSP, Liam McArthur, has signed Shelter Scotland’s petition to have the right to a decent home enshrined in Scots Law.

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McArthur praises local businesses on Small Business Saturday

Orkney’s MSP, Liam McArthur, has praised local businesses as being the ‘lifeblood’ of the Orkney economy and community during his visits to Peedie Models, Eco Cars and Judith’s Café on Small Business Saturday.

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