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 24 May 2017 [Draft] : 24 May 2017


Liam McArthur (Orkney Islands) (LD)

Dr Christopher Frei, Secretary General of the World Energy Council said 12 months ago:



Meeting of the Parliament 24 May 2017 [Draft] : 24 May 2017


Liam McArthur

I thank the minister for that answer, much of which I welcome.

Meeting of the Parliament 24 May 2017 [Draft] : 24 May 2017


3. Liam McArthur (Orkney Islands) (LD)

To ask the Scottish Government what steps it is taking to deliver inclusive growth for Orkney. (S5O-01011)



Justice Committee 23 May 2017 [Draft] : 23 May 2017


Liam McArthur

John Finnie fairly sums up where we got to by the end of the meeting. It is also not entirely clear to what extent other board members feel able to comment publicly or to speak truth to powe...



Justice Committee 23 May 2017 [Draft] : 23 May 2017


Liam McArthur

Stewart Stevenson has pointed out that there is policy agreement about the concerns and that the only way in which we will provide certainty is to ensure that the...



Justice Committee 23 May 2017 [Draft] : 23 May 2017


Liam McArthur

The minister is right that an argument could be mounted to say that neglect is covered in the existing wording, but as we have discussed and as we have heard in e...



Justice Committee 23 May 2017 [Draft] : 23 May 2017


Liam McArthur

I thank Mr McGlone for the local knowledge on control rooms, and we will wait to see what the inspector’s report says.



Justice Committee 23 May 2017 [Draft] : 23 May 2017


Liam McArthur

I am sorry to interrupt you but, in a sense, a savings target was established for Police Scotland, too. I have looked at the figures, and you have reduced officer and staff headcount. Did yo...



Justice Committee 23 May 2017 [Draft] : 23 May 2017


Liam McArthur (Orkney Islands) (LD)

Good morning. The witnesses have talked about a national service delivering locally. I think that we will come on to talk about how that is achieved and about capacity issues. It strikes me ...



Justice Sub-Committee on Policing 18 May 2017 [Draft] : 18 May 2017


Liam McArthur

Mr Flanagan, in your statement, you expressed a full and unreserved personal apology to Moi Ali, and you have also expressed regret and contrition about other eve...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-05767: Approval of SSI (Joe FitzPatrick)
Meeting Date: 25/05/2017
Result - For: 50, Against: 27 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-05603.3: Fisheries (Fergus Ewing)
Meeting Date: 17/05/2017
Result - For: 83, Against: 27 Abstain: 1
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ForCarried
S5M-05603.2: Fisheries (Rhoda Grant)
Meeting Date: 17/05/2017
Result - For: 83, Against: 27 Abstain: 1
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ForCarried
S5M-05603: Fisheries (Peter Chapman)
Meeting Date: 17/05/2017
Result - For: 83, Against: 27 Abstain: 1
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ForCarried
S5M-05594.2: A Fairer Scotland for Disabled People (Adam Tomkins)
Meeting Date: 16/05/2017
Result - For: 25, Against: 74 Abstain: 0
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S5M-05594.1: A Fairer Scotland for Disabled People (Alex Rowley)
Meeting Date: 16/05/2017
Result - For: 74, Against: 25 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-05594: A Fairer Scotland for Disabled People (Jeane Freeman)
Meeting Date: 16/05/2017
Result - For: 74, Against: 25 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-05479.3: Scrap the NHS Pay Cap (Shona Robison)
Meeting Date: 10/05/2017
Result - For: 62, Against: 55 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-05479: Scrap the NHS Pay Cap (Anas Sarwar)
Meeting Date: 10/05/2017
Result - For: 62, Against: 55 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-05423: Railway Policing (Scotland) Bill (Humza Yousaf)
Meeting Date: 09/05/2017
Result - For: 66, Against: 44 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried

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Motion S5M-05647: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 16/05/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-05560: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 11/05/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-05484: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 08/05/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-05467: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 05/05/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-05353: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 26/04/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-05468: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 05/05/2017 Show Full Motion >>
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 >>
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Question S5O-01050: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 23/05/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-09355: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 19/05/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-09354: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 19/05/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-01011: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 15/05/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-09120: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 02/05/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-09118: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 02/05/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-09082: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 27/04/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-09084: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 27/04/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-09083: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 27/04/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-09085: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 27/04/2017 Show Full Question >>

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