General News and Press Releases

McArthur presses DFM over ferries taskforce delivery

Orkney's MSP, Liam McArthur, has pressed the Deputy First Minister, John Swinney for an assurance that the government's ferries taskforce with Orkney Islands Council will deliver a funding package that leads to the procurement of new and long overdue ferries for Orkney’s internal services.

2 Feb 2023

McArthur pushes for ferries decarbonisation

Orkney's MSP, Liam McArthur once again pressed the case for new ferries on Orkney’s internal routes. Mr McArthur used a debate in parliament this afternoon on the Carbon Neutral Islands Project to make clear the "compelling case" for lifeline transport services being "fully factored" into plans for the project.

19 Jan 2023

McArthur voices support for circular fashion

Orkney's MSP, Liam McArthur, has voiced his support for the adoption of circular fashion to help combat human and environmental exploitation in the global clothing industry and increase the value of local textiles production.

12 Jan 2023

This website uses cookies

Like most websites, this site uses cookies. Some are required to make it work, while others are used for statistical or marketing purposes. If you choose not to allow cookies some features may not be available, such as content from other websites. Please read our Cookie Policy for more information.

Essential cookies enable basic functions and are necessary for the website to function properly.
Statistics cookies collect information anonymously. This information helps us to understand how our visitors use our website.
Marketing cookies are used by third parties or publishers to display personalized advertisements. They do this by tracking visitors across websites.