McArthur: FAI needed to properly scrutinise M9 crash

Following the ministerial statement on police call handling, Scottish Liberal Democrat justice spokesperson Liam McArthur MSP said

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My Orcadian Column 24/5/18

For those of us familiar with life on the south side of Edinburgh, the Morningside Declaration conjures up notions of rules governing the appropriate scone topping to have with your afternoon tea.  Or perhaps the terms of a truce reached between students and pensioners required to share the same stairwell.

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Study shows need for government to do more to promote low emission vehicles, says McArthur

Scottish Liberal Democrat energy spokesperson Liam McArthur has today written to the Transport Secretary to ask what discussions he and Transport Scotland have had with trade representatives to ensure that consumers are made aware of electric vehicle options.

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MCARTHUR CALLS FUEL POVERTY TO BE GIVEN RURAL DIMENSION

Orkney’s MSP Liam McArthur today met with both the Minister for Local Government and Housing, Kevin Stewart MSP, and the Minister for Transport and the Islands, Humza Yousaf MSP, to discuss concerns around rural fuel poverty.

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McArthur Welcomes Decision to Tender Northern Isles Ferry Contract

Responding to the announcement today by the Transport Minister, Humza Yousaf MSP, that the Northern Isles Ferry Services contract is to be put out to tender, Orkney’s MSP Liam McArthur welcomed the decision and called for assurances that lessons would be learned from the previous contract process.

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McArthur Again Presses Transport Minister for Detail on Ferry Fare Plans

Orkney’s MSP Liam McArthur has again pressed the Transport Minister to outline detailed plans for introducing cheaper ferry fares on routes serving the Northern Isles.

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Liam McArthur MSP Blasts Car Parking Charge Plan

During a members debate in the Scottish Parliament today (10th May), Orkney’s MSP Liam McArthur has again criticised the decision by Highlands and Islands Airports Ltd (HIAL) to introduce airport parking charges at Kirkwall, Sumburgh and Stornoway airports

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My Orcadian Column 8/5/18

Plans by Highlands and Islands Airport Ltd (HIAL) to introduce car parking charges at Kirkwall, Sumburgh and Stornaway airports will be debated in the Scottish Parliament this week thanks to my Shetland colleague, Tavish Scott MSP.

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ORKNEY MSP JOINS CANCER RESEARCH UK TO CELEBRATE SCOTLAND’S LIFE SAVING RESEARCH

Liam McArthur MSP attended an event run by Cancer Research UK in the Scottish Parliament this week to celebrate Scotland’s world class cancer research.

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Comment on visit to Scottish Fire and Rescue Service, Portlethen

Following a visit to the Scottish Fire & Rescue Service training facilities in Portlethen earlier today (2 May), Orkney’s MSP Liam McArthur has welcomed confirmation that Orkney will be in the vanguard of SFRS’ roll out of new firefighting equipment.

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