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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

McARTHUR GIVES GUARDED WELCOME TO CCAGS NEWS

03-03-2011 :

Orkney MSP, Liam McArthur, has welcomed the extension which NFU Scotland has won from the Government to allow... read more

McARTHUR WELCOMES CLEAR MESSAGE ON FUEL PRICES FROM HOLYROOD

03-03-2011 :

Orkney MSP, Liam McArthur, has welcomed the outcome of yesterday's debate on fuel prices in the Scottish Parliament... read more

COMMISSION MUST WORK CLOSELY WITH INDUSTRY TO DEVELOP SOLUTION ON FISH DISCARDS

01-03-2011 :

Commenting on the news that the European Commission have laid out plans to eventually ban fish discards, Orkney... read more

SANDAY MOBILE MAST TO BE FULLY REPAIRED TOMORROW

01-03-2011 :

O2 have given assurances to Orkney MSP, Liam McArthur, that the fault with the equipment at their mast in... read more

SOLUTION TO COMBAT FISH DISCARDS IS NOT STRAIGHTFORWARD: MCARTHUR

28-02-2011 :

Commenting on the news that the European Commission is expected to unveil plans to ban fishing discards at a... read more

MINISTERS MUST NOT THINK THAT THEIR SINGLE POLICE FORCE PLAN IS A DONE DEAL

25-02-2011 :

Orkney MSP, Liam McArthur, has warned that, despite SNP Ministers giving strong signals that they want to push... read more

McARTHUR WELCOMES ROYAL COLLEGE OF NURSING TO HOLYROOD

25-02-2011 :

Orkney MSP, Liam McArthur, met a group from the Royal College of Nursing (RCN), including Mary Ann Lewis their... read more

MCARTHUR WELCOMES SEPA'S PROPOSALS TO MAKE ENVIRONMENTAL REGULATION CLEARER

22-02-2011 :


Commenting on the proposals brought forward by the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) which aim to create... read more

NORTH ISLES MOBILE PHONE CUSTOMERS SHOULD SEEK COMPENSATION FOR LOST SERVICE

22-02-2011 :

Orkney MSP, Liam McArthur, is encouraging O2 and Vodafone customers in the North Isles, who suffered a significant... read more

McARTHUR WELCOMES PILOT INSHORE FISHING STUDY

17-02-2011 :

Commenting on the Government's plan to use the waters around Orkney and in the Pentland Firth for a... read more

McARTHUR BACKS NORTHERN CONSTABULARY STAFF SURVEY RESULTS

16-02-2011 :

Orkney MSP, Liam McArthur, has tabled a motion in the Scottish Parliament flagging up the rejection by Northern Constabulary... read more

McARTHUR: ELECTORAL BRIBE WILL NOT GO UNNOTICED AND UNPUNISHED IN MAY

14-02-2011 :

Commenting on the Labour party's announcement that they will make Road Equivalent Tariff (RET) permanent for the Western... read more

A NEW VISION FOR SCOTTISH FISHING IS NEEDED: MCARTHUR

10-02-2011 :

Commenting on the news that the Scottish Fishermen's Federation (SFF) will be making calls for a new vision... read more

McARTHUR ATTACKS CCAGS CHANGES THAT PARTICULARLY HIT ORKNEY

10-02-2011 :

Orkney MSP, Liam McArthur, has attacked the decision to exclude small farmers from access to the Crofting Counties Agricultural... read more