Liam McArthur MSP

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Meeting of the Parliament 11 December 2019 [Draft] : 11 dhen Dùbhlachd 2019


Liam McArthur (Orkney Islands) (LD)

I assure the cabinet secretary that the level of coverage in Orkney falls far short of 93 per cent.



Meeting of the Parliament 11 December 2019 [Draft] : 11 dhen Dùbhlachd 2019


Liam McArthur (Orkney Islands) (LD)

The cabinet secretary referred to on-going discussions with local authorities. Is she aware that concern has been raised by some of my constituents that, if the l...



Justice Sub-Committee on Policing 05 December 2019 [Draft] : 05 dhen Dùbhlachd 2019


Liam McArthur

There is a suggestion that you could, on behalf of the sub-committee, write to the Scottish Police Authority to ask whether consideration has concluded. There are...



Justice Sub-Committee on Policing 05 December 2019 [Draft] : 05 dhen Dùbhlachd 2019


Liam McArthur

You use CCTV evidence to demonstrate that an individual was in a location at a particular time in order to support a criminal case, or whatever it is, as it goes ...



Justice Sub-Committee on Policing 05 December 2019 [Draft] : 05 dhen Dùbhlachd 2019


Liam McArthur

I am conscious that I am matching the convener stride for stride in exposing my lack of insight into the technology. Matthew Rice mentioned use of CCTV, which I s...



Justice Sub-Committee on Policing 05 December 2019 [Draft] : 05 dhen Dùbhlachd 2019


Liam McArthur

Thank you for the hospital pass.



Justice Sub-Committee on Policing 05 December 2019 [Draft] : 05 dhen Dùbhlachd 2019


Liam McArthur

Mr Mukushi, do you have a view on whether, given all that we know about the way in which the technology is deployed, it can be compliant with human rights?...



Justice Sub-Committee on Policing 05 December 2019 [Draft] : 05 dhen Dùbhlachd 2019


Liam McArthur

We are looking for guidance.



Justice Sub-Committee on Policing 05 December 2019 [Draft] : 05 dhen Dùbhlachd 2019


Liam McArthur

You have talked about the massive extent of the capturing of images that the use of live facial recognition technology results in. Earlier, Dr Macdonald talked about the impracticalities of ...



Justice Sub-Committee on Policing 05 December 2019 [Draft] : 05 dhen Dùbhlachd 2019


Liam McArthur

Like the convener, I am no technical expert on such matters. Does the way in which the technology operates mean that the already high bar of necessity or proporti...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-20110.1: Achieving a Fairer Scotland (Jeremy Balfour)
Meeting Date: 04/12/2019
Result - For: 18, Against: 74 Abstain: 0
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S5M-20110.3: Achieving a Fairer Scotland (Pauline McNeill)
Meeting Date: 04/12/2019
Result - For: 70, Against: 21 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-20110.2: Achieving a Fairer Scotland (Alison Johnstone)
Meeting Date: 04/12/2019
Result - For: 23, Against: 69 Abstain: 0
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S5M-20110: Achieving a Fairer Scotland (Aileen Campbell)
Meeting Date: 04/12/2019
Result - For: 70, Against: 22 Abstain: 0
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S5M-20049: Scottish Elections (Franchise and Representation) Bill (Michael Russell)
Meeting Date: 28/11/2019
Result - For: 63, Against: 18 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-19967.2: TV Licences for over 75s (Rachael Hamilton)
Meeting Date: 21/11/2019
Result - For: 18, Against: 54 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedDefeated
S5M-19967.1: TV Licences for over 75s (Claire Baker)
Meeting Date: 21/11/2019
Result - For: 54, Against: 18 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-19967: TV Licences for over 75s (Fiona Hyslop)
Meeting Date: 21/11/2019
Result - For: 54, Against: 18 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-19939.3: Universal Credit (Shirley-Anne Somerville)
Meeting Date: 20/11/2019
Result - For: 65, Against: 46 Abstain: 0
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S5M-19939.2: Universal Credit (Michelle Ballantyne)
Meeting Date: 20/11/2019
Result - For: 24, Against: 87 Abstain: 0
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Motion S5M-20205: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 10/12/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-20137: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 04/12/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-20098: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 29/11/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-20031: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 25/11/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-20025: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 22/11/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-19964: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 19/11/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-19939.1: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 19/11/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-19930: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 18/11/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-19892: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 14/11/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-19880: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 14/11/2019 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5W-26520: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 25/11/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-26442: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 18/11/2019 Show Full Question >>
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Question S5W-26438: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 18/11/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-03775: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 13/11/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-26183: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 05/11/2019 Show Full Question >>
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Question S5W-26181: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 05/11/2019 Show Full Question >>
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