Liam McArthur MSP

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Meeting of the Parliament 09 February 2017 [Draft] : 09 February 2017


Liam McArthur

I welcome much of what the minister said. Poor mental health is one of the biggest public health challenges facing society, and it is the leading cause of sicknes...



Meeting of the Parliament 09 February 2017 [Draft] : 09 February 2017


1. Liam McArthur (Orkney Islands) (LD)

To ask the Scottish Government what steps it is taking to increase the number of people trained in mental health first aid. (S5O-00659)



Meeting of the Parliament 08 February 2017 [Draft] : 08 February 2017


Liam McArthur (Orkney Islands) (LD)

The cabinet secretary may have seen the announcement from Scottish Renewables that a number of small renewables projects are set to see rates rises of up to 650 p...



Meeting of the Parliament 08 February 2017 [Draft] : 08 February 2017


Liam McArthur (Orkney Islands) (LD)

I would echo much of the sentiment that the minister expressed. In relation to supporting innovation, has there been any progress in discussions with the UK Gover...



Justice Committee 07 February 2017 [Draft] : 07 February 2017


Liam McArthur

More broadly, we have all accepted the place that we are now at with the code of practice, which is welcome. It has also been acknowledged that we have come a lon...



Justice Committee 07 February 2017 [Draft] : 07 February 2017


Liam McArthur

You made a point on the additional bureaucracy. Douglas Ross rightly highlighted the concerns that Calum Steele raised. As well as talking about the increase in p...



Justice Committee 07 February 2017 [Draft] : 07 February 2017


Liam McArthur

That would be helpful. Has the trend over the 12 months to which those figures refer remained largely static and is that 93.5 per cent reduction made up principal...



Justice Committee 07 February 2017 [Draft] : 07 February 2017


Liam McArthur

I was going to ask about the separate powers to stop and search young people for alcohol, but you have probably given as much of an answer on that as you can. Dou...



Justice Committee 07 February 2017 [Draft] : 07 February 2017


Liam McArthur

The point that you make about stop and search being an effective tool is often lost in the wider debate about how it has been used in the past. However, in spite ...



Justice Committee 07 February 2017 [Draft] : 07 February 2017


Liam McArthur

The week before last, ACC Williams appeared to say that officers and parts of the force had got into the habit of using the tactic almost as a first resort rather...

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S5M-03898.2: Scotland’s Social Enterprise Strategy 2016-26 (Dean Lockhart)
Meeting Date: 09/02/2017
Result - For: 95, Against: 12 Abstain: 0
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S5M-03898.1: Scotland’s Social Enterprise Strategy 2016-26 (Richard Leonard)
Meeting Date: 09/02/2017
Result - For: 49, Against: 59 Abstain: 0
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S5M-03898.3: Scotland’s Social Enterprise Strategy 2016-26 (Andy Wightman)
Meeting Date: 09/02/2017
Result - For: 17, Against: 32 Abstain: 59
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S5M-03873.1: The Future of the Jobcentre Plus Network in Scotland (Adam Tomkins)
Meeting Date: 08/02/2017
Result - For: 30, Against: 91 Abstain: 0
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S5M-03873: The Future of the Jobcentre Plus Network in Scotland (Jamie Hepburn)
Meeting Date: 08/02/2017
Result - For: 91, Against: 30 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-03858.3: Article 50 (John Lamont)
Meeting Date: 07/02/2017
Result - For: 31, Against: 92 Abstain: 1
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-03858.1: Article 50 (Lewis Macdonald)
Meeting Date: 07/02/2017
Result - For: 20, Against: 102 Abstain: 2
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-03858.2: Article 50 (Ross Greer)
Meeting Date: 07/02/2017
Result - For: 72, Against: 33 Abstain: 18
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ForCarried
S5M-03858.4: Article 50 (Willie Rennie)
Meeting Date: 07/02/2017
Result - For: 5, Against: 119 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-03858: Article 50 (Michael Russell)
Meeting Date: 07/02/2017
Result - For: 90, Against: 34 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried

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