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RENEWABLE ENERGY IS INTEGRAL TO SCOTLAND'S ENERGY FUTURE: McARTHUR

16-12-2010 :

Commenting on a Friends of the Earth report out today on the potential to decarbonise Scotland energy industry, Orkney... read more

NORTHERN ISLES PARLIAMENTARIANS CALL FOR FUEL MARKET INVESTIGATION

15-12-2010 :

Northern Isles Parliamentarians Liam McArthur MSP, Tavish Scott MSP and Alistair Carmichael MP have today written to the Office... read more

EU TALKS DELIVER A MIXED BAG BUT QUESTIONS REMAIN ABOUT CATCH QUOTAS: MCARTHUR

15-12-2010 :

Commenting on the outcome of the EU Fish Council talks in Brussels, which concluded in the early hours this... read more

McARTHUR TELLS MAIL ORDER FIRMS TO USE THE ROYAL MAIL

14-12-2010 :

Liam McArthur is calling on mail order companies to look again at using the Royal Mail after. The calls... read more

SANCTIONS MUST BE CONSIDERED AS MACKEREL QUOTA ROW BECOMES UNTENABLE: MCARTHUR

14-12-2010 :

SANCTIONS MUST NOW BE CONSIDERED AS MACKEREL QUOTA ROW BECOMES UNTENABLE: MCARTHUR

Commenting on proposed EU wide sanctions... read more

McARTHUR TO PRESS MINISTER ON AIR DISCOUNT CUTS

14-12-2010 :

Orkney MSP, Liam McArthur, has attacked as unfair and unworkable the Scottish Government's proposed exclusion of business travel... read more

CATCH QUOTA NO SILVER BULLET TO PROBLEM OF DISCARDS: MCARTHUR

10-12-2010 :

Commenting on the news that Richard Lochhead has written to all eligible skippers after Scotland's catch quotas was... read more

McARTHUR: CRISIS OVER MACKEREL STOCKS HAS GONE ON LONG ENOUGH

08-12-2010 :

Commenting ahead of talks set to resume tomorrow between the EU, Norway, and the Faroe Islands on mackerel fishing... read more

McARTHUR: GOVERNMENT HAVE BEEN FAR TOO SLOW ON ENERGY EFFICIENCY

08-12-2010 :

Commenting on the Audit Scotland report, ‘Improving Energy Efficiency', Orkney MSP and Liberal Democrat Energy spokesman, Liam McArthur... read more

CARBON CAPTURE TECHNOLOGY MUST BE DEVELOPED ON EXISTING COAL FIRED POWER STATION

07-12-2010 :

Commenting on the news that the Scottish Carbon Capture and Storage Centre is to design a blueprint to ensure... read more

McARTHUR CELEBRATES ISLES MUSICAL SUCCESSES

07-12-2010 :

Orkney MSP, Liam McArthur, has celebrated a Northern Isles double success in the Scots Trad Music Awards 2010 in... read more

McARTHUR: SNP GOVERNMENT HAVE MISHANDLED SRDP FUNDS

06-12-2010 :

Orkney MSP and Liberal Democrat Rural Affairs spokesman, Liam McArthur, says the Scottish Government have mishandled Scotland Rural Development... read more

McARTHUR GETS POSITIVE REPLY FROM HEALTH MINISTER ON AIR AMBULANCE

02-12-2010 :

Nicola Sturgeon, the Cabinet Secretary for Health and Wellbeing, has confirmed the Government's support for the Scottish Ambulance... read more

MCARTHUR - SCOTLAND BILL GOOD OPPORTUNITY TO DEVOLVE CROWN ESTATE TO SCOTLAND

30-11-2010 :

Orkney MSP and Liberal Democrat Energy Spokesman, Liam McArthur, has welcomed the launch of the Scotland Bill saying that... read more

McARTHUR QUESTIONS MINISTER'S CONTRADICTION ON ELIGIBLE LAND PENALTIES

26-11-2010 :

Orkney MSP and Liberal Democrat Rural Affairs spokesman, Liam McArthur, is questioning a contradiction in the position taken... read more

McARTHUR SEEKS FLEXIBILITY FOR HEADTEACHERS

26-11-2010 :

At Education Question Time in the Scottish Parliament yesterday, Orkney MSP, Liam McArthur, raised concerns that the Scottish Government... read more

MCARTHUR WELCOMES OFGEM INVESTIGATION INTO ENERGY MARKETS

25-11-2010 :

Commenting on the announcement that Ofgem will review retail energy markets to see if further measures are needed to... read more

ICONIC AND IMPORTANT BIRDS OF PREY MUST BE PROTECTED

25-11-2010 :

The Rural Affairs and Environment Committee yesterday published its Stage 1 report on the Wildlife and Natural Environment (Scotland... read more

FISHING INDUSTRY NEEDS RESOLUTION TO MACKEREL ROW SAYS McARTHUR

25-11-2010 :

Commenting on the news that talks have resumed in Norway today to try and thrash out a solution to... read more

MORE MUST BE DONE TO IMPROVE ENERGY EFFICIENCY IN SCOTTISH HOMES SAYS McARTHUR

25-11-2010 :

Commenting on statistics published today by the Scottish Government on how many Scots live in fuel poverty, Orkney... read more

McARTHUR WELCOMES ORKNEY'S OWN MARINE REGION

24-11-2010 :

Marine Scotland's consultation on the boundaries of the Scottish Marine Regions offers three options for dividing Scotland's... read more

MCARTHUR HIGHLIGHTS IMPORTANCE OF LOCAL FOOD PRODUCE

24-11-2010 :

Commenting on the latest food and drink statistics published today by the Scottish Government, Orkney MSP and Liberal Democrat... read more

GROCERIES SUPPLY CODE OF PRACTICE MUST BE EMBRACED IN SCOTLAND: MCARTHUR

19-11-2010 :

Commenting on NFU Scotland Vice President Allan Bowie's plea to retailers over their social responsibility to primary producers... read more

MINISTER LOSING THE PLOT OVER INELIGIBLE LAND

18-11-2010 :

Commenting after questioning Richard Lochhead on eligible land in the Scottish Parliament, Orkney MSP and Liberal Democrat Rural Affairs... read more

McARTHUR WARNS OF THREAT TO FISHING FLEET

18-11-2010 :

At First Minister's Question Time today, Orkney MSP, Liam McArthur, raised the real threat to the viability of... read more