McArthur welcomes efforts to ‘showcase’ Orkney at climate change summit

Orkney’s MSP, Liam McArthur, has welcomed moves to enable the innovative work being done in Orkney to reduce emissions can be ‘showcased’ during the upcoming UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) being hosted in Glasgow later this year.

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McArthur marks Scottish Apprenticeship Week 2020

Orkney’s MSP, Liam McArthur, visited Kirkwall based building contractor and joinery specialists, R. Clouston Ltd, on Friday to mark Scottish Apprenticeship Week 2020.

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McArthur repeats calls for replacement vessels

Orkney’s MSP, Liam McArthur, has today (Thursday) again urged Ministers to agree funding for replacement vessels on Orkney’s internal ferry routes.

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McArthur pays tribute to retiring Energy Action Scotland Director

Orkney’s MSP, Liam McArthur, has paid tribute to Energy Action Scotland Director, Norman Kerr, who has announced his retirement from the role. following a Fuel Poverty and Energy Efficiency briefing for MSPs at parliament.

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McArthur supports fairer benefits system

Orkney’s MSP, Liam McArthur, has shown his support for a campaign to ensure that Scotland’s new social security system does not fail people living with disabilities across the country.

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McArthur highlights tourism sector concerns about high travel costs

Orkney’s MSP, Liam McArthur has today (Wednesday) highlighted with Scottish Ministers concerns raised by the tourism sector in Orkney about the impact of high travel costs.

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McArthur highlights importance of maintaining high standards for food production

Orkney’s MSP, Liam McArthur, has today (Thursday) highlighted the need for farmers to have access to a wide range of measures to enable them to contribute to reducing emissions.

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McArthur highlights urgent need for replacement vessels

Orkney’s MSP, Liam McArthur, has today (Wednesday) again highlighted to the Scottish Government the urgent need for procurement of replacement vessels for Orkney’s internal ferry services.

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Northern Isles MSPs maintain pressure on delivery of fair ferry funding commitments

Northern Isles MSPs, Liam McArthur and Beatrice Wishart, met today (Tuesday) with the newly appointed Scottish Finance Secretary, Kate Forbes, to reinforce the need for the government to honour its commitment to fair funding for internal ferry services in Orkney and Shetland.

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McArthur disappointed at lack of 4G Programme progress in Orkney

Orkney’s MSP, Liam McArthur, has expressed his disappointment at the lack of progress in installing new mobile phone infrastructure in Orkney as part of the 4G Infill Programme.

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