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SCOTT AND McARTHUR START THEIR AIR DISCOUNT SCHEME BATTLE

30-05-2011 :

Northern Isles MSPs, Tavish Scott and Liam McArthur, are seeking support from other Highlands and Islands MSPs for Liam... read more

ORCADIANS HAVE THE CHANCE TO ENTER BALLOT FOR PARLIAMENT'S ROYAL OPENING

26-05-2011 :

Orkney MSP, Liam McArthur, is encouraging Orcadians who would like to attend the Royal Opening of the Scottish Parliament... read more

McARTHUR WELCOMES REVIEW OF HOUSING ADAPTION GRANTS RULES

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24-05-2011 :

Commenting on Business Secretary Vince Cable’s statement on the Green Investment Bank, Orkney... read more

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