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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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 18 April 2018 [Draft] Business until 14:47 : 18 April 2018


Liam McArthur (Orkney Islands) (LD)

In extending the network of charging points, the minister will be aware of the importance of ensuring that they are maintained so that the public can have confide...



Meeting of the Parliament 17 April 2018 : 17 April 2018


Liam McArthur (Orkney Islands) (LD)

Thank you, Presiding Officer. I thank Grae...



Meeting of the Parliament 29 March 2018 : 29 March 2018


Liam McArthur (Orkney Islands) (LD)

I, too, thank Jamie Halcro Johnston and congratulate him on securing the debate. I apologise for being absent from the chamber briefly at the start of it. I also ...



Meeting of the Parliament 29 March 2018 : 29 March 2018


Liam McArthur (Orkney Islands) (LD)

Last August, the First Minister finally committed to introducing road equivalent tariff on northern isles ferry routes from the summer of 2018—10 years after RET ...



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 28 March 2018 [Draft] : 28 March 2018


Liam McArthur

I very much welcome Colin Smyth’s amendment and the assurance from the minister. There is scope for reaching an agreement that achieves the objectives that Orkney...



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 28 March 2018 [Draft] : 28 March 2018


Liam McArthur

I thank Stewart Stevenson and the minister for their comments.



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 28 March 2018 [Draft] : 28 March 2018


Liam McArthur

Convener, I noted your earlier chastisement that you had heard enough from me today, so I will be as brief as I can.



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 28 March 2018 [Draft] : 28 March 2018


Liam McArthur

—if the Government can come forward with an amendment at stage 3 that provides a mechanism, I would be happy to withdraw this am...



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 28 March 2018 [Draft] : 28 March 2018


Liam McArthur

I appreciate the minister’s comments and those that Stewart Stevenson made earlier. That is why I reiterated the need to find a mechanism that was not open ended....



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 28 March 2018 [Draft] : 28 March 2018


Liam McArthur

That is perhaps a misdirection. The issue is not the distance back but the impact that a policy is having. The point that Tavish Scott rightly made in relation to earlier amendments was that...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-11347.1: Scotland’s Support for the (UNESCO) Convention for the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage (Rachael Hamilton)
Meeting Date: 29/03/2018
Result - For: 27, Against: 78 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedDefeated
S5M-11289.2: Better Buses (Humza Yousaf)
Meeting Date: 28/03/2018
Result - For: 63, Against: 51 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-11289: Better Buses (John Finnie)
Meeting Date: 28/03/2018
Result - For: 109, Against: 0 Abstain: 5
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ForCarried
S5M-11290.2.1: Scrap the Council Tax (Murdo Fraser)
Meeting Date: 28/03/2018
Result - For: 28, Against: 86 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-11290.2: Scrap the Council Tax (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 28/03/2018
Result - For: 86, Against: 28 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-11290.1: Scrap the Council Tax (James Kelly)
Meeting Date: 28/03/2018
Result - For: 23, Against: 91 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-11290: Scrap the Council Tax (Andy Wightman)
Meeting Date: 28/03/2018
Result - For: 86, Against: 28 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-11160.1: Building Greater Fairness in the Workplace (Dean Lockhart)
Meeting Date: 22/03/2018
Result - For: 25, Against: 76 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedDefeated
S5M-11160.3: Building Greater Fairness in the Workplace (Jackie Baillie)
Meeting Date: 22/03/2018
Result - For: 21, Against: 80 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedDefeated
S5M-11160: Building Greater Fairness in the Workplace (Jamie Hepburn)
Meeting Date: 22/03/2018
Result - For: 76, Against: 25 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried

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Motion S5M-11665: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 17/04/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-11639: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 16/04/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-11632: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 16/04/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-11429: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 29/03/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-11286: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 26/03/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-10995: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 13/03/2018 R Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-10973: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 13/03/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-10933: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 08/03/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-10880: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 07/03/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-10881: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 07/03/2018 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5W-15974: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 17/04/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-15871: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 11/04/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-15787: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 03/04/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-15714: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 28/03/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-15648: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 26/03/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-15412: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 19/03/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-15413: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 19/03/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-02117: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 05/03/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-14994: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 28/02/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-01859: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 28/02/2018 Show Full Question >>

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