McArthur calls out SNP for shelving Erasmus replacement indefinitely

Orkney's MSP, Liam McArthur, has today criticised the Scottish Government's ongoing failure to deliver on its promise of a Scottish exchange programme to replace the Erasmus scheme.

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McArthur calls for Audit Scotland to investigate HIAL centralisation project

Orkney's MSP, Liam McArthur, has reiterated his call for a proper audit into HIAL's proposals to centralise air traffic control services.

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McArthur marks Mental Health Awareness Week 2022

Orkney's MSP, Liam McArthur, has today (Monday) marked the launch of Mental Health Awareness Week, the UK’s national week to raise awareness of mental health.  

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McArthur hosts joint meeting on isles first responders' provision

Orkney's MSP, Liam McArthur, has hosted a joint meeting with Scottish Ambulance Service and NHS Orkney to discuss the community first responder network in the isles.

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McArthur marks MS Awareness Week 2022

Orkney’s MSP, Liam McArthur, has praised the work of MS Society Orkney and local efforts to support those living with Multiple Sclerosis during a debate in the Scottish Parliament marking MS Awareness Week 2022.

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McArthur raises farming and fishing fuel fears

Orkney's MSP, Liam McArthur, has highlighted fears within the farming and fishing sectors sparked by an “exceptional rise in input costs” which he warned is forcing some to consider leaving “leaving the industry entirely”.

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McArthur meets Loganair over recent flight disruption

Following concerns raised regarding recent flight disruption, notably on a cancelled flight between Aberdeen and Kirkwall last Friday, Orkney's MSP, Liam McArthur, has met with senior Loganair management this afternoon (Wednesday). 

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McArthur highlights need for more support for isles first responders

Orkney's MSP, Liam McArthur, has sought assurances from the Health Secretary about future support for first responders in island communities.

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McArthur and Carmichael meet Bank of Scotland over Stromness branch closure

Orkney's parliamentarians, Liam McArthur MSP and Alistair Carmichael MP, today met senior Bank of Scotland representatives following news of the proposed closure of the bank’s branch in Stromness.

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McArthur tackles First Minister on Orkney’s exclusion from the national islands plan

Orkney's MSP, Liam McArthur, has pressed the First Minister over the exclusion of lifeline internal ferry services in the Scottish Government's Islands Connectivity Plan.

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