Liam McArthur MSP

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


Liam McArthur (Orkney Islands) (LD)

I thank the cabinet secretary for early sight of her statement, welcome the aspirations in the plan and commit myself to helping with the scrutiny of it over the ...



Meeting of the Parliament 18 January 2017 [Draft] : 18 January 2017


Liam McArthur (Orkney Islands) (LD)

I thank Donald Cameron for making the debate possible by lodging the motion, which the Scottish Liberal Democrats whole-heartedly support. I also thank



Justice Committee 17 January 2017 [Draft] : 17 January 2017


Liam McArthur

I will take you from the macro level back down to the micro level and ask about direct measures. You will be aware of the concerns that were raised with us about ...



Justice Committee 17 January 2017 [Draft] : 17 January 2017


Liam McArthur

It might be impossible for you to answer this question now, but what does the trend look like? At the start of a process of taking a zero-tolerance approach and issuing new guidance, people ...



Justice Committee 17 January 2017 [Draft] : 17 January 2017


Liam McArthur

So that relates to about 80 per cent of the cases that go to trial.



Justice Committee 17 January 2017 [Draft] : 17 January 2017


Liam McArthur

Fulton MacGregor alluded to the evidence that we received from the Scottish Police Federation on the policy and guidance on domestic abuse. It was evident in what...



Justice Committee 17 January 2017 [Draft] : 17 January 2017


Liam McArthur

Yes, if the technology is seen as an enhancement; the concern is that it provides an excuse for withdrawing something that is deliverable face to face. Perspectiv...



Justice Committee 17 January 2017 [Draft] : 17 January 2017


Liam McArthur

The advantages of technology and what it can deliver in terms of system change, which Ben Macpherson has helpfully raised, is an issue that has come up time and a...



Justice Committee 17 January 2017 [Draft] : 17 January 2017


Liam McArthur

That is helpful. I am slightly surprised that neither of you has picked up on the role of the community justice partnerships, which I understand have delivered so...



Justice Committee 17 January 2017 [Draft] : 17 January 2017


Liam McArthur

I welcome the point that Mr Harvie made on approvals, because that was the focus of the early evidence that we took. Nevertheless, the insistence on the importanc...

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S5M-03463.3: The Future of Funding for Rural Development (Peter Chapman)
Meeting Date: 19/01/2017
Result - For: 30, Against: 88 Abstain: 0
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S5M-03463.1: The Future of Funding for Rural Development (Rhoda Grant)
Meeting Date: 19/01/2017
Result - For: 88, Against: 0 Abstain: 31
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S5M-03463.2: The Future of Funding for Rural Development (Mike Rumbles)
Meeting Date: 19/01/2017
Result - For: 119, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
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S5M-03463: The Future of Funding for Rural Development (Fergus Ewing)
Meeting Date: 19/01/2017
Result - For: 88, Against: 31 Abstain: 0
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S5M-03438.2: Retain the HIE Board (Keith Brown)
Meeting Date: 18/01/2017
Result - For: 63, Against: 64 Abstain: 0
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S5M-03438.1: Retain the HIE Board (Rhoda Grant)
Meeting Date: 18/01/2017
Result - For: 64, Against: 63 Abstain: 0
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S5M-03438: Retain the HIE Board (Donald Cameron)
Meeting Date: 18/01/2017
Result - For: 64, Against: 63 Abstain: 0
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S5M-03440.1: Health (Colin Smyth)
Meeting Date: 18/01/2017
Result - For: 33, Against: 94 Abstain: 0
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S5M-03427.3: Protecting Scotland’s Interests in Negotiating our Future Relationship with Europe (Dean Lockhart)
Meeting Date: 17/01/2017
Result - For: 31, Against: 91 Abstain: 0
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S5M-03427.2: Protecting Scotland’s Interests in Negotiating our Future Relationship with Europe (Willie Rennie)
Meeting Date: 17/01/2017
Result - For: 5, Against: 117 Abstain: 0
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Motion S5M-03381: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 12/01/2017 Show Full Motion >>
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Motion S5M-03376: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 12/01/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-03300: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 09/01/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-03206: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 19/12/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-03169: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 15/12/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-02993: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 07/12/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-03003: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 08/12/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-02919.2: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 05/12/2016 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5W-06414: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 20/01/2017 Show Full Question >>
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Question S5W-06349: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 19/01/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-06237: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 17/01/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-06170: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 13/01/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-06142: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 12/01/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-06131: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 12/01/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-06083: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 11/01/2017 Show Full Question >>

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