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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

MINISTER CONFIRMS AIR AMBULANCE HELICOPTERS HAVE BEEN GROUNDED BY ICING

02-02-2011 :

In a letter to Orkney MSP, Liam McArthur, Nicola Sturgeon, the Cabinet Secretary for Health and Wellbeing, has confirmed... read more

McARTHUR SLAMS GOVERNMENT REFUSAL TO BACK DOWN ON ADS CHANGES

01-02-2011 :


Despite giving Orkney MSP, Liam McArthur, what appeared to be a sympathetic hearing when the Isles MSP outlined... read more

MCARTHUR WELCOMES OFGEM ANNOUNCEMENT

25-01-2011 :

Commenting on the announcement that Scotland's power network will benefit from a £95 million upgrade, boosting renewable... read more

MCARTHUR TO VISIT MALAWI

20-01-2011 :

Orkney MSP Liam McArthur heads out to Malawi next week (23 January) as part of a cross-party delegation... read more

SALMOND'S UNWILLINGNESS TO ADMIT CONCERNS OVER CATCH QUOTAS DOES NOT BODE WELL

20-01-2011 :

Commenting after the First Minister, Alex Salmond, was challenged on what the Government is doing to... read more

USEFUL MEETING ON AIR DISCOUNT SCHEME CHANGES

18-01-2011 :

Commenting on the outcome of a meeting he had this afternoon with Keith Brown, the new Transport Minister, to... read more

McARTHUR: EU BAN SHOULD ACT AS A WAKE-UP CALL TO ICELAND

14-01-2011 :


Commenting as the EU has banned Icelandic vessels from landing mackerel in EU ports, Orkney MSP and Liberal... read more

McARTHUR QUESTIONS MINISTER ON AIR AMBULANCE

13-01-2011 :

The following is the Official Report of an exchange between Liam McArthur and Nicola Sturgeon, the Cabinet Secretary for... read more