McArthur Calls for Renewed Impetus on Suicide Prevention

Orkney’s MSP Liam McArthur has called on the Scottish Government to provide leadership and new impetus to efforts to reduce levels of suicide in Scotland.

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McArthur: Transport and housing emissions need “much more attention”

Scottish Liberal Democrat energy spokesperson Liam McArthur MSP today said the Scottish Government must urgently decarbonise transport and homes after new statistics showed their emissions rising, despite the overall emissions target being met.

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Craig McClelland Murder

Commenting on the sentencing of James Wright for the murder of Craig McClelland, Scottish Liberal Democrat justice spokesperson Liam McArthur said:

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Orcadian 05/06/18

Some things are never easy to say, even when they need to be said. So let me quickly get it out of the way, with teeth firmly gritted: “Congratulations Shetland, you were worthy winners.”

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Orkney MSP Drums up Support for Youth Café

Orkney’s MSP Liam McArthur used Culture Question Time in Parliament this afternoon to raise the serious funding issues facing the Orkney Youth Café.

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McArthur Challenges Police Taser Plans for Orkney

Orkney’s MSP Liam McArthur has expressed his concern at plans by Police Scotland for an extensive deployment of tasers in Orkney.

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McArthur Raises Inter Isle Air Services

Orkney’s MSP Liam McArthur used Rural Affairs Questions in parliament this afternoon to draw attention to capacity issues affecting Orkney’s inter isles air services.

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McArthur succeeds in strengthening Islands Bill

As the Scottish Parliament today voted to pass the Islands (Scotland) Bill, Orkney’s MSP Liam McArthur successfully secured support for amendments that will strengthen the new legislation.

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McArthur Secures Government Backing on Retrospective “Island Proofing”

On the eve of the Scottish Parliament voting on the Islands (Scotland) Bill, Orkney’s MSP Liam McArthur has welcomed confirmation that the government will now back a key amendment that will allow existing legislation and policy to be subject to so-called ‘island proofing’. 

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Liam McArthur calls on mobile phone operators to improve their services

Orkney’s MSP Liam McArthur is calling on mobile phone operators to improve the service they deliver to customers living in island communities.

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