Liam McArthur MSP

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

Liam is a member of the following Committees:

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Appointed Member of the Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body

Member of the Presiding Officer's Advisory Group

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Meeting of the Parliament 21 September 2017 [Draft] : 21 September 2017


Liam McArthur (Orkney Islands) (LD)

I thank James Dornan for bringing this debate and assure him that I will take him off the mailing list for Mike Rumbles’s press releases in future.



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 20 September 2017 [Draft] : 20 September 2017


Liam McArthur (Orkney Islands) (LD)

It is worth reflecting that our islands, our future was born out of the recognition that the three island authorities often did not play to their strengths in ter...



Meeting of the Parliament 20 September 2017 [Draft] : 20 September 2017


Liam McArthur (Orkney Islands) (LD)

The cabinet secretary will recall from our exchanges last week that the welcome extension of the presumption against short prison sentences relies on proper fundi...



Justice Committee 19 September 2017 [Draft] : 19 September 2017


Liam McArthur

I am grateful to you for shedding light on the Government’s financial memorandum. Witnesses were not able to do that on 5 September. Is it your expectation that t...



Justice Committee 19 September 2017 [Draft] : 19 September 2017


Liam McArthur

Will there be more of those as a result of the provisions in the bill?



Justice Committee 19 September 2017 [Draft] : 19 September 2017


Liam McArthur

Mr Conway talked about the need to look at “the litigation landscap...



Justice Committee 19 September 2017 [Draft] : 19 September 2017


Liam McArthur

I will bundle them together, convener.



Justice Committee 19 September 2017 [Draft] : 19 September 2017


Liam McArthur

I have a couple of very brief questions.



Justice Committee 19 September 2017 [Draft] : 19 September 2017


Liam McArthur

So you do not see a problem in enforcing such an arrangement.



Justice Committee 19 September 2017 [Draft] : 19 September 2017


Liam McArthur

So you do not see that as a problem.

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-06376.1: Education Governance Next Steps (Liz Smith)
Meeting Date: 28/06/2017
Result - For: 31, Against: 92 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedDefeated
S5M-06376.4: Education Governance Next Steps (Iain Gray)
Meeting Date: 28/06/2017
Result - For: 30, Against: 93 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedDefeated
S5M-06376.3: Education Governance Next Steps (Ross Greer)
Meeting Date: 28/06/2017
Result - For: 30, Against: 92 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedDefeated
S5M-06376: Education Governance Next Steps (John Swinney)
Meeting Date: 28/06/2017
Result - For: 96, Against: 27 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
SP Bill 2: Railway Policing (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 2
Meeting Date: 27/06/2017
Result - For: 53, Against: 66 Abstain: 0
Not VotedDefeated
SP Bill 2: Railway Policing (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 5
Meeting Date: 27/06/2017
Result - For: 51, Against: 66 Abstain: 0
Not VotedDefeated
SP Bill 2: Railway Policing (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 6
Meeting Date: 27/06/2017
Result - For: 53, Against: 65 Abstain: 0
Not VotedDefeated
SP Bill 2: Railway Policing (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 7
Meeting Date: 27/06/2017
Result - For: 53, Against: 66 Abstain: 0
Not VotedDefeated
S5M-06356: Railway Policing (Scotland) Bill (Humza Yousaf)
Meeting Date: 27/06/2017
Result - For: 68, Against: 53 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
SP Bill 1: Limitation (Childhood Abuse) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 1
Meeting Date: 22/06/2017
Result - For: 50, Against: 65 Abstain: 0
Not VotedDefeated

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Motion S5M-07791: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 20/09/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-07723: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 15/09/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-07675: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 13/09/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-07670: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 13/09/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-07623: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 11/09/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-07174: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 17/08/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-07022: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 04/08/2017 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5W-11341: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 15/09/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-11340: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 15/09/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-01282: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 11/09/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-01252: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 05/09/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-01497: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 04/09/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-11021: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 30/08/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-11003: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 29/08/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-11002: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 29/08/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-01196: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 28/08/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-10942: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 24/08/2017 Show Full Question >>

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