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

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Justice Committee 21 March 2017 [Draft] : 21 March 2017


Liam McArthur

That is an understandable approach, but there will be concerns that, whatever is agreed in broad terms, the secondary legislation may have either unintended or un...



Justice Committee 21 March 2017 [Draft] : 21 March 2017


Liam McArthur

You have highlighted the fact that a lot of the detail around the merger will be taken forward in secondary legislation.



Justice Committee 21 March 2017 [Draft] : 21 March 2017


Liam McArthur

Is that discussion approaching those issues from the perspective that we need to focus on the interests of the individuals who are transferring and that

Justice Committee 21 March 2017 [Draft] : 21 March 2017


Liam McArthur

You have outlined the efforts that have been made to address the concerns that have been raised about terms and conditions on the point of transfer. Similarly, there will no doubt be concern...



Justice Committee 21 March 2017 [Draft] : 21 March 2017


Liam McArthur

Finally, I get the impression from what witnesses are saying that you take a fairly constructive attitude to the discussions; essentially, you need to make this work. Do you have anywhere el...



Justice Committee 21 March 2017 [Draft] : 21 March 2017


Liam McArthur

Are there particular issues on the freight side around transfer of staff and offices or how the contract may be structured?



Justice Committee 21 March 2017 [Draft] : 21 March 2017


Liam McArthur

Given what has been said—and ACC Higgins has acknowledged the training requirement across the force—how robust is that? It is easy to see a situation where force-wide costs could come to be ...



Justice Committee 21 March 2017 [Draft] : 21 March 2017


Liam McArthur

What assurances have you had on that point? I noticed that, in earlier evidence, concerns were expressed about how the policing agreements operate, with a lack of clarity on what precisely i...



Justice Committee 21 March 2017 [Draft] : 21 March 2017


Liam McArthur

You talked about a requirement for a greater level of specification in whatever the RPAs begin to look like. Given the two-year ...



Justice Committee 21 March 2017 [Draft] : 21 March 2017


Liam McArthur

Does the panel have a view on whether there is a certain critical mass in the BTP in terms of its expertise across a range of areas that would need to be retained...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-04472.1: Local Government Finance (Scotland) Order 2017 [draft] (Alex Rowley)
Meeting Date: 09/03/2017
Result - For: 57, Against: 66 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-04472: Local Government Finance (Scotland) Order 2017 [draft] (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 09/03/2017
Result - For: 66, Against: 26 Abstain: 31
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AgainstCarried
S5M-04456.2: The Scottish Government and Education, 10 Years of Letting Down Teachers, Parents and Pupils (John Swinney)
Meeting Date: 08/03/2017
Result - For: 62, Against: 63 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-04456: The Scottish Government and Education, 10 Years of Letting Down Teachers, Parents and Pupils (Iain Gray)
Meeting Date: 08/03/2017
Result - For: 63, Against: 62 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-04474: Business Motion (Joe FitzPatrick)
Meeting Date: 07/03/2017
Result - For: 79, Against: 0 Abstain: 16
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-04440.1: International Women's Day (Annie Wells)
Meeting Date: 07/03/2017
Result - For: 27, Against: 81 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedDefeated
S5M-04440.2: International Women's Day (Monica Lennon)
Meeting Date: 07/03/2017
Result - For: 82, Against: 27 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-04440: International Women's Day (Angela Constance)
Meeting Date: 07/03/2017
Result - For: 82, Against: 27 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-04324.2: Scottish Patient Safety Programme (Anas Sarwar)
Meeting Date: 02/03/2017
Result - For: 62, Against: 61 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-04324.3: Scottish Patient Safety Programme (Alex Cole-Hamilton)
Meeting Date: 02/03/2017
Result - For: 62, Against: 61 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried

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Motion S5M-04818: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 22/03/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-04711: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 20/03/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-04706: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 17/03/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-04545: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 09/03/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-04540: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 09/03/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-04541: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 09/03/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-04493.3: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 08/03/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-04455: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 06/03/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-04408: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 02/03/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-04409: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 02/03/2017 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5W-08372: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 23/03/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-08374: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 23/03/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-08371: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 23/03/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-08370: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 23/03/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-08373: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 23/03/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-08269: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 20/03/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-08209: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 16/03/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-08185: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 16/03/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-08187: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 16/03/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-08188: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 16/03/2017 Show Full Question >>

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