McArthur discusses concerns about island fire stations with Scottish Fire and Rescue chiefs

Orkney MSP Liam McArthur today met with senior Scottish Fire and Rescue (SFRS) officials to discuss concerns about recruitment and retention of crews in local stations in Orkney.  

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From Orkney: Why I'm voting to remain

Next week voters across the United Kingdom will go to the polls to decide on our country’s future relationship with our European partners.

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McArthur presses Islands Minister to tackle the cost of internal ferry fares

Orkney MSP Liam McArthur today pressed the Islands Minister to remember the need to address the cost of fares on Orkney’s internal ferry routes. 

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McArthur backs MND Scotland’s fight to Cure MND.

In advance of Global MND Awareness Day on 21st June Orkney MSP Liam McArthur asking people in Orkney to help Cure MND. 

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SNP re-writing history over claims to have established EMEC, says McArthur

Orkney MSP Liam McArthur has today called on the Scottish Government to get its facts right following claims made by the Energy Minister to have invested ‘in the establishment of the European Marine Energy Centre’, based in Orkney. 

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Islands Minister accepts need for early action on transport, says McArthur

Orkney MSP Liam McArthur met with the news Islands Minister, Humza Yousaf MSP, yesterday to discuss action to tackle high ferry fares and a range of other issues.

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McArthur backs calls for new Warm Homes Act

Orkney MSP Liam McArthur has backed fresh calls for Scottish Government to deliver a new Warm Homes Act.

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McArthur: Businesses need more details on support for island produce

Orkney MSP Liam McArthur has today called on the Scottish Government to set out more detail on support for island food and drink producers.

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McArthur seeks assurances on local police numbers from Chief Constable

Orkney MSP Liam McArthur has received assurances from the chief constable of Police Scotland, Philip Gormley that the size of the force in Orkney will be maintained. 

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McArthur: SNP must end jam tomorrow approach to ferry fares

Scottish Liberal Democrat MSP for Orkney Liam McArthur said that people in the Northern Isles are fed up of the SNP’s ‘jam tomorrow’ approach to cutting ferry fares after parliamentary questions revealed that reductions to prices may be delayed until at least 2018.

 

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