Liam McArthur MSP

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  • Member for: Orkney Islands
  • Region: Highlands and Islands
  • Party: Scottish Liberal Democrats

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Parliamentary Activities

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Meeting of the Parliament 12 September 2019 [Draft] : 12 September 2019


Liam McArthur

Balanced.



Meeting of the Parliament 12 September 2019 [Draft] : 12 September 2019


Liam McArthur

I am terribly sorry, Presiding Officer. I ...



Meeting of the Parliament 12 September 2019 [Draft] : 12 September 2019


Liam McArthur

Yes, I will.



Meeting of the Parliament 12 September 2019 [Draft] : 12 September 2019


Liam McArthur

During the evidence that we took, that concern was not raised by any of the stakeholders or the public at large. The service was working effectively. For politica...



Meeting of the Parliament 12 September 2019 [Draft] : 12 September 2019


Liam McArthur

I disagree with that. The Government has attempted to look at crime figures generally and at the trends of crime figures in Scotland and draw a direct causal link...



Meeting of the Parliament 12 September 2019 [Draft] : 12 September 2019


Liam McArthur (Orkney Islands) (LD)

I welcome James Kelly to his new position and look forward to working with him on the Justice Committee and on the Justice Sub-Committee on Policing. I pay tribute to Daniel Johnson by thank...



Meeting of the Parliament 11 September 2019 [Draft] : 11 September 2019


Liam McArthur (Orkney Islands) (LD)

As the cabinet secretary acknowledged, throughcare has been suspended as a result of the rising prison population. Instead of expanding this progressive service, ...



Justice Committee 10 September 2019 [Draft] : 10 September 2019


Liam McArthur

It is interesting that the capacity constraint can arise not only because of a lack of beds but because the mix of individuals might be one that could not be tole...



Justice Committee 10 September 2019 [Draft] : 10 September 2019


Liam McArthur

On the issue that was raised about the conversation that is struck up between providers, I assume that, as far as possible, best value and the needs of the individual child or young person, ...



Justice Committee 10 September 2019 [Draft] : 10 September 2019


Liam McArthur

Given the current financial situation for providers, presumably it would be impractical to have smaller units that are more widely dispersed. There needs to be a critical mass in order to ma...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-18778.1: Citizens’ Assembly of Scotland (Willie Rennie)
Meeting Date: 11/09/2019
Result - For: 34, Against: 86 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-18778: Citizens’ Assembly of Scotland (Michael Russell)
Meeting Date: 11/09/2019
Result - For: 86, Against: 5 Abstain: 29
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AgainstCarried
S5M-18767.1: The Impact of the UK Government's Planned Immigration Policy and Mobility Restrictions on Scotland's University and Scientific Research Sectors (Oliver Mundell)
Meeting Date: 10/09/2019
Result - For: 29, Against: 85 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-18767: The Impact of the UK Government's Planned Immigration Policy and Mobility Restrictions on Scotland's University and Scientific Research Sectors (Richard Lochhead)
Meeting Date: 10/09/2019
Result - For: 84, Against: 1 Abstain: 29
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ForCarried
SPCB election
Meeting Date: 10/09/2019
Result - For: 112, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
ForCarried
S5M-18695.1: Avoiding a No-deal Exit from the EU (Donald Cameron)
Meeting Date: 05/09/2019
Result - For: 28, Against: 87 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-18695: Avoiding a No-deal Exit from the EU (Michael Russell)
Meeting Date: 05/09/2019
Result - For: 87, Against: 28 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-17945: Approval of SSI (Graeme Dey)
Meeting Date: 26/06/2019
Result - For: 83, Against: 26 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
SP Bill 27: Management of Offenders (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 4A
Meeting Date: 25/06/2019
Result - For: 26, Against: 84 Abstain: 0
AgainstDefeated
SP Bill 27: Management of Offenders (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 4B
Meeting Date: 25/06/2019
Result - For: 27, Against: 85 Abstain: 0
AgainstDefeated

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Motion S5M-18820: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 10/09/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-18678: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 03/09/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-18664: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 02/09/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-18559: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 19/08/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-18542: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 18/08/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-18476: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 08/08/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-18434: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 02/08/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-18412: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 31/07/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-18414: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 01/08/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-18407: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 31/07/2019 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5W-25317: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 12/09/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-25316: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 12/09/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-25255: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 10/09/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-25256: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 10/09/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-25226: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 09/09/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-25223: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 09/09/2019 Show Full Question >>
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Question S5W-25221: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 09/09/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-25189: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 05/09/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-25188: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 05/09/2019 Show Full Question >>

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