McArthur seeks support for environmental project

Orkney’s MSP, Liam McArthur, has sought the support of his parliamentary colleagues for a national project which aims to protect Scotland’s heritage sites from the threat of coastal erosion.

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McArthur visits ‘Art in Action’ campaign at Pier Arts Centre

 

Orkney’s MSP, Liam McArthur, visited Pier Arts Centre this week as part of the nationwide Art in Action campaign being spearheaded by Scottish Contemporary Art Network (SCAN).

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McArthur comments on completed repairs to Pentland Firth East Cable

Following the completion of repairs to the Pentland Firth East Cable by Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN) today (Tuesday), Orkney’s MSP Liam McArthur commented:

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McArthur comments on plans to spread energy costs more fairly

Commenting on the UK’s Government’s announcement of its intention to spread energy costs across customers throughout the UK from April 2020, which could save consumers in the North of Scotland an average of £17 a year on electricity bills, Orkney’s MSP Liam McArthur said:

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McArthur: Missed Health Screenings at HMP Grampian “Deeply Worrying”

Orkney’s MSP, Liam McArthur, has described incidents of missed health screenings for islands prisoners at HMP Grampian as “deeply worrying”, following the publication of a full inspection report on the facility today.

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McArthur comments on further industrial action at Kirkwall Airport

Responding to the announcement by the Prospect union of further strike action by air traffic controllers at airports across the Highlands and Islands, including at Kirkwall Airport on Monday 22nd July, Orkney’s MSP Liam McArthur commented:

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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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