McArthur: Setting school days shows government contempt

Scottish Liberal Democrat education spokesman Liam McArthur MSP has today criticised a last-minute move by the Scottish Government to strip local authorities of the power to set school days.

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MCARTHUR: FM MUST PRESS CASE FOR LGTBI RIGHTS IN MALAWI

Ahead of World Aids Day, Orkney MSP Liam McArthur has called on the First Minister to work with the government of Malawi to help boost LGBTI rights and widen access to HIV/AIDS treatment services.

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BETTER BROADBAND INFORMATION NEEDED

Orkney’s MSP, Liam McArthur and Northern Isles MP, Alistair Carmichael jointly hosted the latest Northern Isles Digital Forum in Kirkwall today.

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HOLYROOD HIGHLIGHTS 27/11/2015

Following is the latest edition of Holyrood Highlights. Please email liam.mcarthur.msp@scottish.parliament.uk to have this update sent to you weekly.

 

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NORTHERN ISLES POLITICIANS SOUGHT SAFETY CLARITY FROM CAA

In discussions on Monday with senior management at the Civil Aviation Authority, Alistair Carmichael MP, Tavish Scott MSP and Liam McArthur MSP sought clarity on safety measures in relation to lifeline air links servicing their island communities.  

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MCARTHUR: SCOTTISH GOVERNMENT MUST ACT TO STEM THE TIDE OF JOBS FLOWING FROM WAVE ENERGY INDUSTRY

As another Scottish wave power firm folds, Orkney MSP Liam McArthur has renewed his calls for the funding allocated to an unattainable multi-million-pound wave power prize to be made available immediately to support the industry.

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MCARTHUR TAKES ON HAIRY CHALLENGE AGAIN

Liam McArthur, Liberal Democrat MSP for Orkney, has taken on a hairy challenge this month in support of the world-wide Movember campaign to raise awareness and funds for prostate cancer and men’s health issues more generally.

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HOLYROOD HIGHLIGHTS 23/11/2015

Following is the latest edition of Holyrood Highlights. Please email liam.mcarthur.msp@scottish.parliament.uk to have this update sent to you weekly.

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MCARTHUR: SNP ALL AT SEA OVER STANDARDISED TESTING

Scottish Liberal Democrat education spokesman Liam McArthur MSP today warned that the SNP appear all at sea over national standardised testing in schools. 

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MCARTHUR WARNS BUILDING REGULATIONS RISK FUEL POVERTY

Orkney MSP Liam McArthur has warned Scottish Ministers that current building regulations risk making fuel poverty levels in the islands worse.  

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