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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Justice Sub-Committee on Policing 04 October 2018 [Draft] : 04 October 2018


Liam McArthur

For the avoidance of doubt, let us make it clear that Shetland Islands Council does not have an excessive or exorbitant capital budget; I feel honour-bound to say...



Justice Sub-Committee on Policing 04 October 2018 [Draft] : 04 October 2018


Liam McArthur

Mr Hogg, I do not know whether anybody in the SPA fetishises IT, but perhaps you could reassure us.



Justice Sub-Committee on Policing 04 October 2018 [Draft] : 04 October 2018


Liam McArthur

May I follow up on that point? You referred to part of what Unison is driving at in its submission, but let me complete the quotation:



Justice Sub-Committee on Policing 04 October 2018 [Draft] : 04 October 2018


Liam McArthur

Will Police Scotland’s internal governance and assurance processes be able to robustly challenge anything that comes back?



Justice Sub-Committee on Policing 04 October 2018 [Draft] : 04 October 2018


Liam McArthur

You would expect to say, “This is the baseline—if anybody thinks that they can go beyond that, it is up to them to make that case.”



Justice Sub-Committee on Policing 04 October 2018 [Draft] : 04 October 2018


Liam McArthur

So the process of designing what the programme will look like has identified solutions that are already operational in other parts of the UK, and you will not be testing the market to see wh...



Justice Sub-Committee on Policing 04 October 2018 [Draft] : 04 October 2018


Liam McArthur

In the Police Scotland governance arrangements for management of this process, presumably you are taking the lead, Mr Low, but strands of the programme will have ...



Justice Sub-Committee on Policing 04 October 2018 [Draft] : 04 October 2018


Liam McArthur

By “capability”, do you mean capacity or understanding, or a combination of both?



Justice Sub-Committee on Policing 04 October 2018 [Draft] : 04 October 2018


Liam McArthur (Orkney Islands) (LD)

Good afternoon. I will follow up on your point about learning lessons from i6 and moving away from a big-bang approach and towards more of an integration with digital and data strategy. That...



Meeting of the Parliament 04 October 2018 : 04 October 2018


Liam McArthur (Orkney Islands) (LD)

There are many high points of being Orkney’s MSP but, as a sporting fanatic, being asked to co-host Orkney’s sportsperson of the year awards over the past couple ...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-14059.2: Scotland’s Role in the Development of Future UK Trade Arrangements (Adam Tomkins)
Meeting Date: 25/09/2018
Result - For: 29, Against: 84 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-14059: Scotland’s Role in the Development of Future UK Trade Arrangements (Ivan McKee)
Meeting Date: 25/09/2018
Result - For: 84, Against: 0 Abstain: 29
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ForCarried
S5M-13995.1: Violence Reduction in Scotland, Progress and Future Priorities (Liam Kerr)
Meeting Date: 20/09/2018
Result - For: 27, Against: 86 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-13995: Violence Reduction in Scotland, Progress and Future Priorities (Humza Yousaf)
Meeting Date: 20/09/2018
Result - For: 86, Against: 0 Abstain: 26
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ForCarried
S5M-13945.1: Primary 1 Tests (John Swinney)
Meeting Date: 19/09/2018
Result - For: 61, Against: 63 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-13945: Primary 1 Tests (Liz Smith)
Meeting Date: 19/09/2018
Result - For: 63, Against: 61 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-13876.1: Celebrating Scotland’s Food and Drink Success Story (Donald Cameron)
Meeting Date: 13/09/2018
Result - For: 62, Against: 58 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-13876.2: Celebrating Scotland’s Food and Drink Success Story (Mike Rumbles)
Meeting Date: 13/09/2018
Result - For: 117, Against: 0 Abstain: 2
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ForCarried
S5M-13876: Celebrating Scotland’s Food and Drink Success Story (Fergus Ewing)
Meeting Date: 13/09/2018
Result - For: 62, Against: 0 Abstain: 58
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ForCarried
S5M-13813.2: The Social Enterprise World Forum 2018 (Monica Lennon)
Meeting Date: 11/09/2018
Result - For: 88, Against: 29 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried

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Motion S5M-14276: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 09/10/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14243: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 05/10/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14228: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 04/10/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14161: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 01/10/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14099: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 26/09/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-13995.2: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 19/09/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-13953: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 18/09/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-13932: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 17/09/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-13884: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 12/09/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-13826: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 10/09/2018 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5W-19145: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 01/10/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-19144: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 01/10/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-19143: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 01/10/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-19012: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 24/09/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-18904: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 19/09/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-18887: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 18/09/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-18822: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 13/09/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-18700: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 10/09/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-18699: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 10/09/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-18529: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 03/09/2018 Show Full Question >>

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