MCARTHUR WELCOMES EMERGENCY SHIPMENT OF STRAW TO WESTRAY

Orkney MSP Liam McArthur has welcomed the shipment of emergency supplies of straw to Westray.

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MCARTHUR WELCOMES GRANT FOR ORKNEY BEFRIENDING SERVICE

Orkney MSP Liam McArthur has welcomed £13,500 to continue support for young person’s befriending service in Orkney.

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MCARTHUR CRITICISES SNP RECORD AS ISLANDS CONSULTATION CONTINUES

Orkney MSP Liam McArthur today said that the First Minister should be careful what she wishes for after Nicola Sturgeon appealed for islanders to have their say on a future Scottish Government Islands Bill.

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FIGURES REVEAL DIGITAL EXCLUSION IN ORKNEY

Orkney MSP Liam McArthur has voiced concern at figures revealing Orkney is one of the most likely areas to be digitally excluded. 

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MCARTHUR MEETS WITH SCOTTISH AMBULANCE SERVICE

Orkney MSP Liam McArthur today hosted further meetings in Orkney with senior representatives of the Scottish Ambulance Service. 

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MCARTHUR MEETS WITH HITRANS AND SSE

Orkney MSP Liam McArthur traveled to Inverness today to meet senior officials at SSE and Highlands and Islands Transport Partnership. 

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MCARTHUR BACKS NFUS CALL ON SUPPORT PAYMENTS

Orkney MSP Liam McArthur has backed NFU Scotland in the call for clarity over when local farmers and crofters will receive essential support payments. 

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ORKNEY BROADBAND UPGRADE NEEDS EXTRA RESOURCES, SAYS MCARTHUR

Local MSP makes the call as superfast broadband coverage in Orkney set to fall short of the average across the Highlands & Islands region.

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HOLYROOD HIGHLIGHTS 09/10/2015

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 CALLS FOR FLEXIBILITY ON TEACHER RECRUITMENT

Scottish Liberal Democrat Education Spokesman Liam McArthur MSP has called on SNP Ministers to give councils extra flexibility to recruit the teaching staff they need.

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