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McARTHUR URGES ORKNEY PARENTS TO TAKE PART IN CHILDCARE SURVEY

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MCARTHUR WELCOMES AGRICULTURAL HOLDINGS (AMENDMENT) BILL CONSULTATION

22-03-2011 :

Commenting on the publication of the Scottish Government's consultation on the Agricultural Holdings (Amendment) (Scotland) Bill, Orkney MSP... read more

MCARTHUR SLAMS GOVERNMENT???S HANDLING OF THE FUEL POVERTY FORUM RESIGNATION

22-03-2011 :


Orkney MSP and Liberal Democrat Energy spokesman, Liam McArthur, used the last First Minister's questions of... read more

LIB DEMS CONDEMN RET "BRIBE"

22-03-2011 :

Commenting on the early report assessing the impact of the RET "pilot", which finds that tourism and local... read more

SCOTT AND McARTHUR JOIN TO OPPOSE COASTGUARD PLANS

22-03-2011 :

Northern Isles MSPs, Tavish Scott and Liam McArthur, have submitted a joint response to the UK Government's consultation... read more

LIB DEMS SUPPORT AMBITIOUS RENEWABLE ENERGY TARGET

21-03-2011 :

Orkney MSP and Scottish Liberal Democrat Energy spokesman, Liam McArthur, has given the party's support to increasing Scotland... read more

PROPOSALS FOR A SEPARATE SCOTTISH MEAT INSPECTION SYSTEM ARE WELCOME

21-03-2011 :

Commenting on the news that proposals for setting up a separate meat inspection system for Scotland have been prepared... read more

MCARTHUR WELCOMES OFGEM ANNOUNCEMENT

21-03-2011 :

Commenting on the news that Ofgem has told energy firms that they must offer simpler tariffs to help consumers... read more

WE MUST ENSURE SCOTLAND RETAINS A THRIVING PIG INDUSTRY

17-03-2011 :

Commenting on proposals put forward by the NFUS to try and alleviate the struggles that pig farmers are currently... read more

LAND USE STRATEGY IS AN IMPROVEMENT BUT STILL DOES NOT GO FAR ENOUGH

17-03-2011 :

Commenting as the Scottish Government publish their Land Use Strategy, Orkney MSP and Liberal Democrat Rural Affairs spokesman, Liam... read more

FIRST MINISTER'S ATTITUDE IS BAD NEWS FOR THE FIGHT AGAINST FUEL POVERTY

17-03-2011 :

Orkney MSP and Liberal Democrat Energy spokesman, Liam McArthur, says the First Minister is either arrogantly dismissive or has... read more

SNP ARE MORE ABOUT THE PHOTO OPPORTUNITY AND LESS ABOUT DELIVERY

17-03-2011 :

Commenting on the announcement that fishing communities in Scotland are being given the opportunity to bid for funding worth... read more

SCOTLAND LEADING THE WORLD IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF TIDAL ENERGY

17-03-2011 :

Commenting on the announcement that a major tidal energy project is to be built in the Sound of Islay... read more

MINISTER MUST SORT OUT FARM PAYMENT DELAY PROBLEM

16-03-2011 :

Commenting on the news that Orkney farmers are amongst those who have won funding from the latest round of... read more

CCS PROPOSALS ARE EVIDENCE OF PROGRESS IN SCOTTISH RENEWABLE TECHNOLOGY

14-03-2011 :

Commenting on a report out today which says that scientists believe rocks deep beneath the Moray Firth could... read more

DEVOLVING THE ANIMAL HEALTH BUDGET TO SCOTLAND IS THE RIGHT THING TO DO

14-03-2011 :

Commenting on the news that Scotland's share of the Animal Health and Welfare Budget is to be... read more

TALK OF HIGHLAND CLEARANCES IRRESPONSIBLE AND A BIT RICH: MCARTHUR

12-03-2011 :

Commenting after Richard Lochhead's speech to the SNP conference, Orkney MSP and Liberal Democrat Rural Affairs spokesman, Liam... read more

SORTING LFASS PROBLEMS MUST BE PRIORITY FOR SCOTTISH GOVERNMENT - MCARTHUR

11-03-2011 :

Commenting on NFU Scotland's concerns about delayed LFASS payments, Orkney MSP and Liberal Democrat Rural Affairs spokesman, Liam... read more

ANSWERS WANTED ON THE RESIGNATION OF CHAIR OF SCOTTISH FUEL POVERTY FORUM

11-03-2011 :

Orkney MSP and Liberal Democrat Energy spokesman, Liam McArthur, has expressed concern and regret over the news that the... read more

LIBERAL DEMOCRATS ARE THE ONLY PARTY STANDING UP FOR LOCAL SERVICES

11-03-2011 :

Speaking after the Scottish Liberal Democrat debate on local services in the Scottish Parliament yesterday, Orkney MSP, Liam McArthur... read more

COMMON SENSE MUST PREVAIL OVER THE ONGOING FISH DISPUTE: MCARTHUR

08-03-2011 :

Commenting on the news that there will be further fishing talks in Oslo tomorrow to try and resolve the... read more

MCARTHUR HIGHLIGHTS THE NEED TO ADDRESS UNFAIR PENALTIES

03-03-2011 :

Commenting on the meeting between the President of the NFUS and Richard Lochhead, Orkney MSP and Liberal Democrat... read more