Liam McArthur MSP

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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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Parliamentary Activities

Appointed Member of the Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body

Member of the Presiding Officer's Advisory Group

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Meeting of the Parliament 17 January 2018 [Draft] : 17 January 2018


Liam McArthur

The growing success of Heriot-Watt’s campus in Stromness in my constituency has presented challenges in relation to student accommodation. I was contacted recentl...



Meeting of the Parliament 17 January 2018 [Draft] : 17 January 2018


2. Liam McArthur (Orkney Islands) (LD)

To ask the Scottish Government what steps it is taking to ensure there are appropriate levels of accommodation available for higher education students attending courses at campus. (S5O-01675...



Meeting of the Parliament 10 January 2018 [Draft] : 10 January 2018


Liam McArthur (Orkney Islands) (LD)

I, too, thank the cabinet secretary for early sight of his statement.



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


Liam McArthur (Orkney Islands) (LD)

The cabinet secretary will be aware that the capacity issues in NHS Grampian are having an impact on patients in the islands. She will also be aware that NHS Orkn...



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


Liam McArthur (Orkney Islands) (LD)

As Mark Ruskell did, I declare that I am an honorary member of the BVA. Unlike most other speakers in the debate, I do not have the benefit of having sat through ...



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


Liam McArthur (Orkney Islands) (LD)

I declare an interest, in that I am in receipt of FIT scheme and renewable heat initiative payments. I welcome the publication of the energy strategy.



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


Liam McArthur (Orkney Islands) (LD)

Three years ago, the transport minister’s predecessor, Derek Mackay, informed me in the chamber that



Justice Committee 19 December 2017 : 19 December 2017


Liam McArthur

Yes. I am sorry, I got the numbers wrong.



Justice Committee 19 December 2017 : 19 December 2017


Liam McArthur

The position regarding the second petition seems less straightforward because we are not clear about any on-going concerns that the petitioner has on the back of ...



Justice Committee 19 December 2017 : 19 December 2017


Liam McArthur

In relation to the first of the petitions, to be fair to the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service, it produced a fairly detailed response, to which the petitioner has...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-09927.1: Building a Connected Scotland: Tackling Social Isolation and Loneliness Together (Monica Lennon)
Meeting Date: 18/01/2018
Result - For: 27, Against: 76 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-09888.1: Protecting Public Services (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 17/01/2018
Result - For: 61, Against: 62 Abstain: 0
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S5M-09888.4: Protecting Public Services (Murdo Fraser)
Meeting Date: 17/01/2018
Result - For: 29, Against: 94 Abstain: 0
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S5M-09888.3: Protecting Public Services (Patrick Harvie)
Meeting Date: 17/01/2018
Result - For: 67, Against: 56 Abstain: 0
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S5M-09888.2: Protecting Public Services (Willie Rennie)
Meeting Date: 17/01/2018
Result - For: 27, Against: 61 Abstain: 35
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ForDefeated
S5M-09888: Protecting Public Services (James Kelly)
Meeting Date: 17/01/2018
Result - For: 67, Against: 56 Abstain: 0
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S5M-09887.3: Scotland's International Policy Framework and Priorities for 2018 (Claire Baker)
Meeting Date: 16/01/2018
Result - For: 80, Against: 0 Abstain: 30
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-09887.1: Scotland's International Policy Framework and Priorities for 2018 (Mark Ruskell)
Meeting Date: 16/01/2018
Result - For: 80, Against: 30 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-09887.2: Scotland's International Policy Framework and Priorities for 2018 (Alex Cole-Hamilton)
Meeting Date: 16/01/2018
Result - For: 79, Against: 31 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-09887: Scotland's International Policy Framework and Priorities for 2018 (Fiona Hyslop)
Meeting Date: 16/01/2018
Result - For: 79, Against: 30 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried

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Motion S5M-09840: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 10/01/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-09818: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 09/01/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-09816: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 09/01/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-09817: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 09/01/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-09726: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 20/12/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-09592: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 14/12/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-09460: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 07/12/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-09355: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 01/12/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-09379: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 04/12/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-09378: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 04/12/2017 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5O-01716: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 16/01/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-13809: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 11/01/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-13802: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 11/01/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-13803: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 11/01/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-01675: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 09/01/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-13650: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 22/12/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-13649: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 22/12/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-13648: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 22/12/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-13594: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 20/12/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5T-00833: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 18/12/2017 Show Full Question >>

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