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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MCARTHUR QUESTIONS EE ON MOBILE PHONE COVERAGE IN ORKNEY

Orkney MSP Liam McArthur is asking constituents in Orkney to get in touch about any loss of coverage with EE mobile phone network.

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MCARTHUR: NEW TIMETABLE NOT WALL OF SILENCE NEEDED ON CAP PAYMENTS

Orkney MSP Liam McArthur has called for the Scottish Government to make a new timetable statement outlining when long-delayed Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) payments are to be distributed.

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MCARTHUR QUIZZES MINISTER OVER PLANNED BED NUMBERS AT NEW BALFOUR HOSPITAL

Orkney MSP Liam McArthur today pressed the Cabinet Secretary for Health on the need for improved bed provision at the new Balfour Hospital.

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NORTHERN ISLES MSPs PRESS ISSUES WITH NEW LOGANAIR OPERATIONS DIRECTOR

Orkney MSP Liam McArthur and Shetland MSP Tavish Scott today met with Maurice Boyle, Operations Director at Loganair, who was appointed in November 2015.

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MCARTHUR WELCOMES NEW SHEILA FLEET JEWELLERY VISITOR CENTRE

Orkney MSP Liam McArthur has welcomed the news that Sheila Fleet Jewellery has secured £166,000 investment from Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) towards a new visitor attraction.

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MCARTHUR: LOGANAIR INVESTMENT GOOD BUT SERVICES STILL UNRELIABLE

Orkney MSP Liam McArthur has welcomed the announcement by Loganair of a £15million investment in their services but said it must translate into improved reliability.

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MCARTHUR BACKS NEW NUISANCE CALLS CAMPAIGN

Orkney MSP Liam McArthur has today thrown his support behind a new campaign to tackle nuisance calls, following the latest report of bogus calls to Orkney residents. 

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