McArthur raises concerns over lack of scrutiny to UK-NZ free trade deal

Orkney's MSP, Liam McArthur, has backed calls from Scotland’s farming representative body for greater scrutiny of trade deals on the back of the UK Government’s announcement of a free trade agreement with New Zealand.

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McArthur and Carmichael welcome Flotta Terminal Green Hydrogen Hub Proposals

Orkney's representatives, Liam McArthur MSP and Alistair Carmichael MP, have welcomed proposals announced today to redevelop the Flotta Terminal in Orkney into one of the world's first large-scale green hydrogen hubs.

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McArthur visits Royal Mail drone trials

Orkney's MSP, Liam McArthur, was in North Ronaldsay today (Monday) to witness the drone trials being undertaken by the Royal Mail and various partners.

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Lib Dems call for doubling of Warm Home Discount to prevent pensioners going cold this winter

Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Alex Cole-Hamilton and Liberal Democrat leader Ed Davey have today called on the UK Government to double the Warm Home Discount for existing recipients and make it available to over 22,000 extra pensioners across Scotland. The measure would prevent pensioners being forced to “choose between eating and heating this winter”, say the Lib Dems. 

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McArthur meets Loganair CEO amidst recent air services disruption

Following concerns about recent disruption on air services to and from the Northern Isles, local MSPs Liam McArthur and Beatrice Wishart held talks this afternoon with senior Loganair representatives, including CEO Jonathan Hinkles.

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McArthur marks World Mental Health Day 2021

Orkney's MSP, Liam McArthur, has marked World Mental Health Day 2021 calling for greater support to be made available.

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McArthur questions Minister over changes to boiler replacement funding

Orkney's MSP, Liam McArthur, has today (Thursday) questioned the Zero Carbon Buildings Minister, Patrick Harvie, on the impact on rural and island communities of the Scottish Government's sudden decision to halt funding for oil and LPG boiler replacements.

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McArthur criticises Minister’s refusal to meet cross-party delegation over air traffic centralisation

Orkney's MSP, Liam McArthur, has today (Wednesday) criticised the Transport Minister’s refusal to meet with elected representatives opposed to HIAL's plans to centralise air traffic services.

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Covid Recovery Strategy lacks meaningful island-proofing, says McArthur and Wishart

Northern Isles MSPs, Liam McArthur and Beatrice Wishart, have today (Tuesday) called out the lack "meaningful island-proofing" to the Scottish Government's Covid Recovery Strategy paper.

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McArthur calls for greater ambulance capacity

Orkney's MSP, Liam McArthur, has today (Tuesday) repeated calls on Ministers to commit to increase ambulance capacity in Orkney.

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