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 14 November 2018 [Draft] : 14 November 2018


Liam McArthur (Orkney Islands) (LD)

I join others in thanking Maurice Golden for bringing the debate to the chamber, and I acknowledge his long-standing interest an...



Meeting of the Parliament 14 November 2018 [Draft] : 14 November 2018


Liam McArthur (Orkney Islands) (LD)

Following on from Rhoda Grant’s concerns, which are clearly concerns that have been expressed by constituents in Orkney, will the cabinet secretary undertake to a...



Meeting of the Parliament 13 November 2018 [Draft] : 13 November 2018


Liam McArthur (Orkney Islands) (LD)

I, too, associate myself with the sympathy that was expressed for the families concerned. Today, I counted that 76 deaths in prison have yet to be the subject of ...



Meeting of the Parliament 08 November 2018 : 08 November 2018


Liam McArthur (Orkney Islands) (LD)

I know that time is short, and I do not want to speak for long. However, the controversy surrounding the amendments that were debated earlier makes it worth my wh...



Justice Committee 06 November 2018 [Draft] : 06 November 2018


Liam McArthur

Thank you for extending the condolences of the committee, which is entirely appropriate. It strikes me that there is a good deal of substance to both reports. A great deal of it does not nec...



Justice Committee 06 November 2018 [Draft] : 06 November 2018


Liam McArthur

In your discussions with Police Scotland, commissioner, does there appear to be a willingness to explore a more robust mechanism—perhaps one that reflects the model that seems to have been a...



Justice Committee 06 November 2018 [Draft] : 06 November 2018


Liam McArthur

Is it your understanding that what Ms Frame has just described as an option—going to a charity that subsequently provides the information to the police—would not be consistent?



Justice Committee 06 November 2018 [Draft] : 06 November 2018


Liam McArthur

Mr Quiroz, are there any human rights implications that you want to flag up in relation to the way in which whistleblowing procedures are managed at present?



Justice Committee 06 November 2018 [Draft] : 06 November 2018


Liam McArthur

You see that as being distinct from the triage option that was discussed earlier. It is more a question of having two options and the whistleblower being able to choose which of those is mos...



Justice Committee 06 November 2018 [Draft] : 06 November 2018


Liam McArthur

I want to pick up on the specific issue of whistleblowing. We have covered a lot of territory around investigation, but the PIRC has expressed concerns about the lack of independent scrutiny...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-14749.3: Physical Activity, Diet and Healthy Weight (David Stewart)
Meeting Date: 15/11/2018
Result - For: 24, Against: 78 Abstain: 0
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S5M-14749.4: Physical Activity, Diet and Healthy Weight (Alison Johnstone)
Meeting Date: 15/11/2018
Result - For: 23, Against: 79 Abstain: 0
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S5M-14717.3: Investing in Social Care for Scotland’s Future (Jeane Freeman)
Meeting Date: 14/11/2018
Result - For: 92, Against: 28 Abstain: 0
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S5M-14717: Investing in Social Care for Scotland’s Future (Alex Rowley)
Meeting Date: 14/11/2018
Result - For: 91, Against: 28 Abstain: 0
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S5M-14720.3: ScotRail Break Clause (Paul Wheelhouse)
Meeting Date: 14/11/2018
Result - For: 60, Against: 60 Abstain: 0, Casting Vote: Against
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S5M-14720.2: ScotRail Break Clause (Jamie Greene)
Meeting Date: 14/11/2018
Result - For: 27, Against: 93 Abstain: 0
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S5M-14720: ScotRail Break Clause (Colin Smyth)
Meeting Date: 14/11/2018
Result - For: 34, Against: 85 Abstain: 0
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SP Bill 26: Prescription (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 1
Meeting Date: 08/11/2018
Result - For: 27, Against: 78 Abstain: 0
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SP Bill 26: Prescription (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 2
Meeting Date: 08/11/2018
Result - For: 29, Against: 81 Abstain: 0
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SP Bill 26: Prescription (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 3
Meeting Date: 08/11/2018
Result - For: 29, Against: 81 Abstain: 0
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Motion S5M-14766: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 14/11/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14699: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 09/11/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14698: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 09/11/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14651: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 06/11/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14570: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 31/10/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14490: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 25/10/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14471: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 25/10/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14276: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 09/10/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14243: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 05/10/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14228: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 04/10/2018 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5O-02573: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 14/11/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-19880: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 12/11/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-19840: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 08/11/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02538: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 31/10/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-19640: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 26/10/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-19639: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 26/10/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-19584: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 24/10/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-19586: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 24/10/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-19583: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 24/10/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-19582: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 24/10/2018 Show Full Question >>

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