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

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Meeting of the Parliament 22 June 2017 : 22 June 2017


Liam McArthur (Orkney Islands) (LD)

I am grateful to my fellow Liverpool-supporting colleague Tavish Scott for giving way. I echo his points about the travel fund. ...



Meeting of the Parliament 21 June 2017 : 21 June 2017


Liam McArthur (Orkney Islands) (LD)

I thank all those on the Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee for their diligence and for the work that they carried out in scrutinising the stat...



Justice Committee 20 June 2017 : 20 June 2017


Liam McArthur

This is not a question, convener, but an additional comment. I thought that it was a very useful session. The findings coming out of the pilot in the north-east were encouraging across a ran...



Justice Committee 20 June 2017 : 20 June 2017


Liam McArthur

That is helpful. Thanks. 11:30  



Justice Committee 20 June 2017 : 20 June 2017


Liam McArthur

Do you see the bill and the way in which it is cast increasing the likelihood of referrals to such programmes, or is that less likely because the focus is on identifying the actions of perpe...



Justice Committee 20 June 2017 : 20 June 2017


Liam McArthur

What you are describing suggests that the focus of the programmes has generally been on instances of physical violence as opposed to the coercive and controlling behaviour that we are talkin...



Justice Committee 20 June 2017 : 20 June 2017


Liam McArthur

We have not talked an awful lot about rehabilitation. I am curious about the success rate of rehabilitation programmes, recognising that there will be a continuum of people from the more mod...



Justice Committee 20 June 2017 : 20 June 2017


Liam McArthur

Is that understood by those who might view the bill as opening up an opportunity to bring forward cases that otherwise would not be heard? Is there clarity of understanding about the scope a...



Justice Committee 20 June 2017 : 20 June 2017


Liam McArthur (Orkney Islands) (LD)

I thank the witnesses for their evidence. I have listened to what has been described and, as the convener said, it has been helpful to have specific illustrations of the behaviours and the i...



Meeting of the Parliament 20 June 2017 : 20 June 2017


Liam McArthur (Orkney Islands) (LD)

I thank Bruce Crawford and his colleagues on the Finance and Constitution Committee, as well as all those who gave evidence to the committee, for their work in sc...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-06376.1: Education Governance Next Steps (Liz Smith)
Meeting Date: 28/06/2017
Result - For: 31, Against: 92 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedDefeated
S5M-06376.4: Education Governance Next Steps (Iain Gray)
Meeting Date: 28/06/2017
Result - For: 30, Against: 93 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedDefeated
S5M-06376.3: Education Governance Next Steps (Ross Greer)
Meeting Date: 28/06/2017
Result - For: 30, Against: 92 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedDefeated
S5M-06376: Education Governance Next Steps (John Swinney)
Meeting Date: 28/06/2017
Result - For: 96, Against: 27 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
SP Bill 2: Railway Policing (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 2
Meeting Date: 27/06/2017
Result - For: 53, Against: 66 Abstain: 0
Not VotedDefeated
SP Bill 2: Railway Policing (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 5
Meeting Date: 27/06/2017
Result - For: 51, Against: 66 Abstain: 0
Not VotedDefeated
SP Bill 2: Railway Policing (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 6
Meeting Date: 27/06/2017
Result - For: 53, Against: 65 Abstain: 0
Not VotedDefeated
SP Bill 2: Railway Policing (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 7
Meeting Date: 27/06/2017
Result - For: 53, Against: 66 Abstain: 0
Not VotedDefeated
S5M-06356: Railway Policing (Scotland) Bill (Humza Yousaf)
Meeting Date: 27/06/2017
Result - For: 68, Against: 53 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
SP Bill 1: Limitation (Childhood Abuse) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 1
Meeting Date: 22/06/2017
Result - For: 50, Against: 65 Abstain: 0
Not VotedDefeated

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Motion S5M-06786: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 19/07/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-06556: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 29/06/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-06510: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 29/06/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-06338: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 23/06/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-06299: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 21/06/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-06081: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 13/06/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-06077: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 13/06/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-06071: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 13/06/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-06072: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 13/06/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-05981: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 05/06/2017 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5W-10496: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 26/07/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-10438: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 21/07/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-10436: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 21/07/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-10437: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 21/07/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-10320: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 13/07/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-10322: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 13/07/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-10231: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 07/07/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-10230: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 07/07/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-10229: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 07/07/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-10177: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 04/07/2017 Show Full Question >>

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