McArthur reiterates need to end gender-based violence

Orkney's MSP, Liam McArthur, has reiterated the need to end gender-based violence during a debate on Justice and the 16 Days of Activism campaign in the Scottish Parliament. 

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McArthur celebrates Scotch Lamb for St Andrew’s Day

Orkney's MSP, Liam McArthur, has today backed the Scotch Lamb for St Andrew’s Day campaign and celebrated the hard work of farmers and crofters in Orkney and across Scotland.

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Orcadian Column, 18 November 2021

Ahead of Remembrance Sunday, I had the pleasure of attending a dinner at the Royal British Legion in Kirkwall on Friday evening.

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McArthur meets Orkney Ferries following booking system disruption

Orkney's MSP, Liam McArthur, held a meeting with Orkney Ferries yesterday (Monday) to discuss recent disruption to the booking system and progress towards moving to an online system. 

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McArthur responds to slurry storage and spreading rule changes

Responding to confirmation by the Scottish Government of changes to rules regarding slurry storage and spreading, Orkney's MSP, Liam McArthur has called for specific support to farmers and crofters in the islands.

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McArthur secures reassurance over vaccine certification issues

Orkney's MSP, Liam McArthur, has today (Tuesday) secured reassurance from the Deputy First Minister, John Swinney, over ongoing issues relating to vaccine certificates for those in receipt of vaccinations in different parts of the UK.

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McArthur raises Orkney Long Covid concerns

Orkney's MSP, Liam McArthur, has called for greater support for those suffering the long-term effects of Covid-19.

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Orcadian Column, 04 November 2021

Sitting in the last chance saloon in Glasgow at one minute to midnight feels like an unsettling place to be, even without the tales of ‘rats as big as cats’ stalking the streets.  And, as the world descends on Glasgow for COP26, the stakes could scarcely by higher, particularly for those in the G...

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McArthur highlights housing pressures in Orkney

Orkney's MSP, Liam McArthur, has today (Wednesday) urged the Cabinet Secretary for Housing to do more to support island communities to deliver more affordable homes.

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Liam has strong ties with Orkney. He attended Sanday school and Kirkwall Grammar. Liam has worked for European Commission, as a consultant helping charities and as a Special Adviser to the Deputy First Minister, then former MP and MSP for Orkney Jim Wallace. A football enthusiast, Liam played in Orkney's inter-county team and for Scottish Universities, while captain of Edinburgh University. In Parliament, Liam is the Scottish Liberal Democrat Spokesperson for Energy, Young People and Education.

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