Northern Isles politicians call for Loganair improvements

Northern Isles MSPs Liam McArthur and Tavish Scott, and Northern Isles MP Alistair Carmichael have today called on Loganair to make sure passengers are kept in the loop on the operation of lifeline air links.

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MCARTHUR: SCOTTISH GOVERNMENT MUST LAY OUT PLANS TO FIGHT COLD CALLERS

Orkney MSP Liam McArthur has called on the Scottish Government to lay out plans to help people being bombarded by cold callers, as new research by Which? reveals nearly one in nine Scots want to see further action to tackle the practice.

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MCARTHUR RAISES ISLAND CONCERNS AS PARLIAMENT DEBATES FUEL POVERTY

Liam McArthur’s Liberal Democrat colleagues led a debate yesterday calling for a fresh approach to fuel poverty, as the Scottish Government remains on course to miss its target to eradicate fuel poverty by November 2016.

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POORER CHILDREN IN ORKNEY UNFAIRLY EXCLUDED FROM GOVERNMENT’S EDUCATION FUND, SAYS MCARTHUR

Orkney MSP Liam McArthur today questioned the Education Secretary over the decision to exclude the poorest children in Orkney from the government’s £100m Attainment Scotland Fund. 

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MCARTHUR CRITICISES DECISION TO CLOSE EMERGENCY CALL CENTRES

Orkney MSP Liam McArthur has today criticised the decision from Police Scotland to close the emergency call centres in Inverness and Aberdeen.

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MCARTHUR BACKS KGS FAIR TRADE CAMPAIGN

Orkney MSP Liam McArthur has today backed the 'Show Your Hand: Make Trade Fair' campaign being led in Orkney by pupils at Kirkwall Grammer School. 

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MCARTHUR: SNP GOVERNMENT SHIRKING RESPONSIBILITY ON OIL & GAS DEBATE

Scottish Liberal Democrats Energy Spokesperson, Liam McArthur has today accused the Scottish Government of “shirking responsibility” for the Oil and Gas sector. 

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MCARTHUR: SCOTTISH MINISTERS IN DENIAL OVER FUEL POVERTY TARGET

Orkney MSP Liam McArthur has challenged the Scottish Government on its fuel poverty strategy and urged Ministers to accept the need to revise its target.

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MCARTHUR HIGHLIGHTS CONCERNS OVER SPA DESIGNATIONS IN ORKNEY’S WATERS

Orkney MSP Liam McArthur today raised concerns with Scottish Ministers about proposals for Marine Special Protection Areas (SPAs) around Orkney. 

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YOUNG FARMERS WILL FEEL LET DOWN BY GOVERNMENT FUNDING CUT, SAYS MCARTHUR

Orkney MSP Liam McArthur has said that Young Farmers Clubs will feel “let down” by the Scottish Government’s decision to withdraw £66,000 in funding.

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