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 21 June 2018 [Draft] : 21 June 2018


Liam McArthur (Orkney Islands) (LD)

On the eve of the Easter recess, I asked the First Minister when people in Orkney and Shetland could expect to see the benefits of road equivalent tariff on north...



Meeting of the Parliament 19 June 2018 [Draft] : 19 June 2018


Liam McArthur (Orkney Islands) (LD)

I, too, thank the cabinet secretary for early sight of his statement. I acknowledge Dame Elish Angiolini’s impeccable credential...



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


Liam McArthur (Orkney Islands) (LD)

I thank the cabinet secretary for early sight of his statement. I welcome the report and associate myself with his comments about our collective abhorrence of hum...



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


Liam McArthur (Orkney Islands) (LD)

Scottish Liberal Democrats have, over the years, consistently sought to keep the spotlight on mental health. We have repeatedly used the time that is available to us in the chamber to highli...



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


Liam McArthur (Orkney Islands) (LD)

The cabinet secretary referred to the engagement with COSLA. Obviously, local authorities are key to the delivery of the aspirations that he has set out. Will he ...



Justice Committee 12 June 2018 [Draft] : 12 June 2018


Liam McArthur

We will come on to discussing the internet. My question is more about the issue between the defender and the pursuer.



Justice Committee 12 June 2018 [Draft] : 12 June 2018


Liam McArthur

It sounds to me as though you are saying the same thing. At the moment, there seems to be an imbalance in that things are tipped too far in favour of the pursuer,...



Justice Committee 12 June 2018 [Draft] : 12 June 2018


Liam McArthur

There is an overall impression that, as part of the reform, we need a tilting of the scales in favour of defendants.



Justice Committee 12 June 2018 [Draft] : 12 June 2018


Liam McArthur

So, it is a limitation with discretion in particular cases.



Justice Committee 12 June 2018 [Draft] : 12 June 2018


Liam McArthur

I will follow on from the discussion about serious harm. On the proposals on reducing the time limit with regard to secondary and subsequent publication, Campbell Deane referred to the fact ...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-12891.2: World Refugee Day: Supporting People to Settle in Scotland (Michelle Ballantyne)
Meeting Date: 21/06/2018
Result - For: 20, Against: 81 Abstain: 0
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S5M-12891.1: World Refugee Day: Supporting People to Settle in Scotland (Ross Greer)
Meeting Date: 21/06/2018
Result - For: 81, Against: 0 Abstain: 20
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-12861.2: Review of Government FoI Handling and Record Keeping (Joe FitzPatrick)
Meeting Date: 20/06/2018
Result - For: 66, Against: 59 Abstain: 0
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S5M-12706.4: Health (Maureen Watt)
Meeting Date: 13/06/2018
Result - For: 62, Against: 62 Abstain: 0, Casting Vote: Against
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S5M-12706: Health (Alex Cole-Hamilton)
Meeting Date: 13/06/2018
Result - For: 62, Against: 0 Abstain: 62
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ForCarried
S5M-12708.4: Finance and the Constitution (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 13/06/2018
Result - For: 68, Against: 56 Abstain: 0
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S5M-12708: Finance and the Constitution (Willie Rennie)
Meeting Date: 13/06/2018
Result - For: 67, Against: 56 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-12741: Approval of SSI (Joe FitzPatrick)
Meeting Date: 13/06/2018
Result - For: 103, Against: 21 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-12690.2: Improving the Lives of Scotland’s Gypsy/Travellers (John Finnie)
Meeting Date: 12/06/2018
Result - For: 76, Against: 27 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-12573: Historical Sexual Offences (Pardons and Disregards) (Scotland) Bill (Michael Matheson)
Meeting Date: 06/06/2018
Result - For: 119, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried

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Motion S5M-12884: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 19/06/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-12885: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 19/06/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-12796: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 14/06/2018 R Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-12781: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 13/06/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-12748: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 12/06/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-12747: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 12/06/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-12646: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 07/06/2018 R Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-12623: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 06/06/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-12609: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 05/06/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-12606: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 05/06/2018 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5W-17410: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 21/06/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-17373: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 20/06/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-17371: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 20/06/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-17327: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 18/06/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-16965: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 30/05/2018 Show Full Question >>
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Question S5W-16923: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 29/05/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5T-01093: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 21/05/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-16735: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 16/05/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-16681: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 15/05/2018 Show Full Question >>

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