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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

MSPS CALL FOR CLOSER TIES BETWEEN FARMING COMMUNITIES IN SCOTLAND AND MALAWI

10-02-2011 :

A cross-party group of members from the Scottish Parliament, including Orkney MSP, Liam McArthur, has called for... read more

BETTER BUDGET THANKS TO LIB DEMS

09-02-2011 :

Commenting after the Liberal Democrats secured major concessions to the Scottish Budget on college bursaries and places, modern apprenticeships... read more

MCARTHUR WELCOMES FUNDING TO DEVELOP FOOD AND DRINK OPPORTUNITIES IN ORKNEY

09-02-2011 :

Liberal Democrat MSP for Orkney, Liam McArthur has welcomed the announcement that the University of the Highlands and Islands... read more

MCARTHUR WELCOMES SSE PLANS TO DEVELOP CARBON CAPTURE AT PETERHEAD

09-02-2011 :

Commenting on the announcement by Scottish and Southern Energy on its plans to develop carbon capture and storage at... read more

STILL JUST TIME FOR LANDLORDS TO GET GRANT TO REPLACE OLD BOILERS

03-02-2011 :


Orkney MSP, Liam McArthur, is reminding private landlords of rented homes in Orkney that time is running out... read more

McARTHUR URGES ORCADIANS TO CONTRIBUTE TO OFF-GRID HEATING FUEL COSTS SURVEY

03-02-2011 :

Orkney MSP, Liam McArthur, is encouraging Orkney residents who heat their homes with oil or bottled gas to consider... read more

SUPPORTING THOSE MOST AT RISK FROM FUEL POVERTY IS A POSITIVE STEP: MCARTHUR

03-02-2011 :

Commenting on the Government's announcement that terminally ill and severely disabled people will shortly be able to get... read more

DRIVERS WON'T CELEBRATE SHELL PROFITS MCARTHUR

03-02-2011 :

Commenting as Shell announces record profits, largely down to the rising cost of oil, Orkney MSP and Liberal Democrat... read more

COLLABORATION BETWEEN SCIENTISTS AND REGIONAL FISHERIES GROUPS IS WELCOME

02-02-2011 :

Commenting on the news that international scientists and regional fisheries groups have pledged to work more closely together to... read more