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

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Appointed Member of the Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body

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Meeting of the Parliament 27 April 2017 [Draft] : 27 April 2017


Liam McArthur (Orkney Islands) (LD)

I start with an apology to the Presiding Officer, the minister and MSP colleagues as I need to catch a flight back to Orkney this evening and will be unable to stay to the conclusion of the ...



Meeting of the Parliament 27 April 2017 [Draft] : 27 April 2017


Liam McArthur (Orkney Islands) (LD)

I very much understand the rationale for including decrees of absolvitor



Meeting of the Parliament 26 April 2017 [Draft] : 26 April 2017


Liam McArthur (Orkney Islands) (LD)

I join others in thanking George Adam for again giving Parliament the opportunity to raise awareness of MS; to acknowledge the very particular way that the diseas...



Justice Sub-Committee on Policing 20 April 2017 [Draft] : 20 April 2017


Liam McArthur

On the specific point about financial management and oversight, the Auditor General was pretty explicit in her criticisms. Is there evidence that those safeguards...



Justice Sub-Committee on Policing 20 April 2017 [Draft] : 20 April 2017


Liam McArthur

Can I come in briefly, convener?



Justice Sub-Committee on Policing 20 April 2017 [Draft] : 20 April 2017


Liam McArthur

On the “how” question, we have heard concerns from the Auditor General about incomplete records and poor financial management; i...



Justice Sub-Committee on Policing 20 April 2017 [Draft] : 20 April 2017


Liam McArthur

I take issue with Calum Steele’s comment—which Craig Suttie touched on—that the public know what we do because they ask us to do it. One of the concerns that I he...



Justice Sub-Committee on Policing 20 April 2017 [Draft] : 20 April 2017


Liam McArthur (Orkney Islands) (LD)

Calum Steele made a point about unidentified savings. Can you quantify the scale of those so that we have a picture of what the total is?



Meeting of the Parliament 19 April 2017 [Draft] : 19 April 2017


Liam McArthur

The cabinet secretary will be aware that, in Orkney, we already enjoy effective community ownership of and free access to a renowned trout fishery. The local community takes pride in the res...



Meeting of the Parliament 19 April 2017 [Draft] : 19 April 2017


4. Liam McArthur (Orkney Islands) (LD)

To ask the Scottish Government whether the proposed wild fisheries bill will make provision for a scheme for rod licences. (S5O-00861)

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-05312.2: Carers and Social Care (Shona Robison)
Meeting Date: 26/04/2017
Result - For: 66, Against: 44 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-05312.1: Carers and Social Care (Annie Wells)
Meeting Date: 26/04/2017
Result - For: 28, Against: 82 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-05312.3: Carers and Social Care (Colin Smyth)
Meeting Date: 26/04/2017
Result - For: 48, Against: 62 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-05312: Carers and Social Care (Alison Johnstone)
Meeting Date: 26/04/2017
Result - For: 82, Against: 28 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-05333: Approval of SSI (Joe FitzPatrick)
Meeting Date: 26/04/2017
Result - For: 104, Against: 6 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-05282.4: Child Tax Credit Cuts (Ruth Davidson)
Meeting Date: 25/04/2017
Result - For: 31, Against: 91 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-05282.1: Child Tax Credit Cuts (Kezia Dugdale)
Meeting Date: 25/04/2017
Result - For: 91, Against: 31 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-05282.2: Child Tax Credit Cuts (Alison Johnstone)
Meeting Date: 25/04/2017
Result - For: 91, Against: 31 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-05282: Child Tax Credit Cuts (Nicola Sturgeon)
Meeting Date: 25/04/2017
Result - For: 91, Against: 31 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-05283: Air Departure Tax (Scotland) Bill (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 25/04/2017
Result - For: 112, Against: 4 Abstain: 6
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Motion S5M-05336: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 25/04/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-05255: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 20/04/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-05199: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 18/04/2017 Show Full Motion >>
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 >>
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Question S5W-09083: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 27/04/2017 Show Full Question >>
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Question S5W-09047: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 26/04/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-09043: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 26/04/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-09042: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 26/04/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-09040: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 26/04/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-09041: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 26/04/2017 Show Full Question >>
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