Northern Isles MSPs visit Loganair ‘Spare Hubs’ Site

Orkney MSP Liam McArthur and Shetland MSP Tavish Scott today visited Loganair’s ‘spares hub’ site at Glasgow Airport.

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Northern Isles’ Digital Deficit Highlighted at Holyrood

Orkney’s MSP Liam McArthur today repeated his calls for the Scottish Government to prioritise investment in places falling behind in broadband and mobile phone coverage.

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McArthur hosts packed meeting in North Ronaldsay on Air Ambulance Services

Orkney MSP Liam McArthur hailed meetings in North Ronaldsay this week with the head of Scotland’s air ambulance service and island residents ‘very productive’.

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McArthur raises Orkney case hit by CAP delays

Orkney MSP Liam McArthur today raised local concerns with the Agriculture Secretary as delays with Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) payments continue to hit farmers and crofters across Orkney. 

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Orkney Air Service Key Users Group a Success, says McArthur

Orkney MSP Liam McArthur has today hailed the return of the Orkney Air Service Key Users Group as a success.

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CAP delays hitting hard in Orkney, says McArthur

Orkney MSP Liam McArthur has called for the Scottish Government to act “immediately” as delays with Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) payments hit hard in Orkney. 

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New statistics show fuel poverty at its worst in Orkney

Orkney MSP Liam McArthur has reiterated calls for action as new figures show 63% of households in Orkney are fuel poor.

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McArthur: Aberdeen Airport investment must improve facilities for Isles patients

Orkney MSP Liam McArthur has renewed calls to improve facilities at Aberdeen Airport for isles patients following an announcement today of a £20 million redevelopment of Aberdeen Airport.

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Northern Isles politicians call for Loganair improvements

Northern Isles MSPs Liam McArthur and Tavish Scott, and Northern Isles MP Alistair Carmichael have today called on Loganair to make sure passengers are kept in the loop on the operation of lifeline air links.

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MCARTHUR: SCOTTISH GOVERNMENT MUST LAY OUT PLANS TO FIGHT COLD CALLERS

Orkney MSP Liam McArthur has called on the Scottish Government to lay out plans to help people being bombarded by cold callers, as new research by Which? reveals nearly one in nine Scots want to see further action to tackle the practice.

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