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 12 December 2017 [Draft] Business until 14:26 : 12 December 2017


Liam McArthur

I turn to pay-offs and expenses. The cabinet secretary might recall that the First Minister told the Parliament’s Conveners Group recently that some very importan...



Meeting of the Parliament 12 December 2017 [Draft] Business until 14:26 : 12 December 2017


Liam McArthur

I thank the cabinet secretary for that response. In the report that was published last week—sadly, just after the Liberal Democrat debate on policing—the Auditor General said that there had ...



Meeting of the Parliament 12 December 2017 [Draft] Business until 14:26 : 12 December 2017


1. Liam McArthur (Orkney Islands) (LD)

To ask the Scottish Government what its response is to the recent reports from Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary in Scotland and Audit Scotland on police governance. (S5T-00813)

Justice Sub-Committee on Policing 07 December 2017 [Draft] : 07 December 2017


Liam McArthur

It seems to link back to your earlier point about human behaviour. Presumably we mix that with the added option that will be available as of next year. Although i...



Justice Sub-Committee on Policing 07 December 2017 [Draft] : 07 December 2017


Liam McArthur

Finally, I think that Mr McEwan has touched on this point and given an answer, but it is worth inviting Calum Steele to give his response. Provisions of the Crimi...



Justice Sub-Committee on Policing 07 December 2017 [Draft] : 07 December 2017


Liam McArthur (Orkney Islands) (LD)

I apologise for my late arrival. I have been participating in a debate in the chamber.



Meeting of the Parliament 07 December 2017 [Draft] : 07 December 2017


Liam McArthur (Orkney Islands) (LD)

I too, thank the minister for early sight of his statement. He refers to the ambition to expand the electric charging vehicle network, which I very much support. However, does he recognise t...



Meeting of the Parliament 07 December 2017 [Draft] : 07 December 2017


Liam McArthur

That was helpful—it is encouraging to know that.



Meeting of the Parliament 07 December 2017 [Draft] : 07 December 2017


Liam McArthur (Orkney Islands) (LD)

I congratulate Alexander Stewart on securing the debate and welcome the opportunity to make a brief contribution to it. I apologise for the fact that, because the Justice Sub-committee on Po...



Meeting of the Parliament 06 December 2017 [Draft] : 06 December 2017


Liam McArthur

I assure the minister that The Orcadian

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-09406.2: Sea Fisheries and End Year Negotiations (Peter Chapman)
Meeting Date: 07/12/2017
Result - For: 28, Against: 57 Abstain: 14
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S5M-09406.1: Sea Fisheries and End Year Negotiations (Tavish Scott)
Meeting Date: 07/12/2017
Result - For: 71, Against: 28 Abstain: 0
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S5M-09406: Sea Fisheries and End Year Negotiations (Fergus Ewing)
Meeting Date: 07/12/2017
Result - For: 70, Against: 29 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-09378.4: Justice (Michael Matheson)
Meeting Date: 06/12/2017
Result - For: 59, Against: 61 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-09378.1: Justice (Liam Kerr)
Meeting Date: 06/12/2017
Result - For: 55, Against: 65 Abstain: 0
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S5M-09378.3: Justice (Claire Baker)
Meeting Date: 06/12/2017
Result - For: 20, Against: 100 Abstain: 0
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S5M-09378.2: Justice (John Finnie)
Meeting Date: 06/12/2017
Result - For: 6, Against: 114 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-09378: Justice (Liam McArthur)
Meeting Date: 06/12/2017
Result - For: 35, Against: 85 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-09379.2: Finance (Humza Yousaf)
Meeting Date: 06/12/2017
Result - For: 60, Against: 60 Abstain: 0, Casting Vote: Against
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-09257: Gender Representation on Public Boards (Scotland) Bill (Angela Constance)
Meeting Date: 30/11/2017
Result - For: 71, Against: 28 Abstain: 0
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Motion S5M-09460: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 07/12/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-09355: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 01/12/2017 Show Full Motion >>
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Motion S5M-09313: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 29/11/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-09179: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 23/11/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-09056: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 21/11/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-09055: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 21/11/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-08963: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 16/11/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-08817: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 10/11/2017 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5W-13351: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 12/12/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5T-00813: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 11/12/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-01601: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 05/12/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-13173: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 04/12/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-13174: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 04/12/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-13097: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 29/11/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-13087: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 29/11/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-13066: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 28/11/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-12956: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 22/11/2017 Show Full Question >>
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