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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

MCARTHUR URGES EU TO BE ROBUST AS IT PREPARES TO RULE ON ICELAND SANCTIONS

13-01-2011 :

Commenting as the EU prepares to rule on possible sanctions for Iceland over the mackerel quotas, Orkney MSP and... read more

McARTHUR OPPOSES CENTRAL BELT CONTROLLED POLICE & FIRE SERVICES

12-01-2011 :

Government plans to create single central belt based Police and Fire Services are not right for Orkney, says, Isles... read more

MCARTHUR WELCOMES CHINA SALMON DEAL

12-01-2011 :

Commenting on the news that the Scottish Government has signed a deal with the Chinese Government to start exporting... read more

NOMINATE ORCADIANS FOR THE YOUNG SCOTTISH GREEN LIST

10-01-2011 :

With nominations for inclusion on the Young Scottish Green List closing at midnight on Friday (14th), Orkney MSP Liam... read more

McARTHUR WINS FIRST MINISTER'S SUPPORT FOR BOTH ISLAND COASTGUARD STATIONS

23-12-2010 :

At First Minister's Question Time today in the Scottish Parliament, Orkney MSP, Liam McArthur, won the support of... read more

TRANSPORT MINISTER REFUSES TO CONSULT ON AIR DISCOUNT SCHEME CHANGES

23-12-2010 :

At Question Time today in the Scottish Parliament, the new Transport Minister, Keith Brown, refused the request from Orkney... read more

McARTHUR: SCOTLAND CAN GENERATE 100% OF ITS ELECTRICITY FROM RENEWABLES

23-12-2010 :

Commenting on official statistics on Scotland's energy showing that more than a quarter of Scotland's electricity now... read more

GOVERNMENT MUST DO ALL THEY CAN TO SUPPORT FARMERS DURING ADVERSE WEATHER

20-12-2010 :

SCOTTISH GOVERNMENT MUST DO ALL THEY CAN TO SUPPORT HARD PRESSED FARMERS DURING ADVERSE WEATHER: MCARTHUR

Commenting on... read more

McARTHUR BACKS COASTGUARD CAMPAIGN

17-12-2010 :

Orkney MSP, Liam McArthur, has given his backing to Shetland MSP, Tavish Scott's, motion urging MSPs to oppose... read more

PATIENCE RUNNING OUT AND SANCTIONS AGAINST ICELAND NOW LOOK INEVITABLE: MCARTHUR

17-12-2010 :

Commenting on reports that Scottish fishermen have called on the EU to impose trade sanctions on Iceland after the... read more