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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Meeting of the Parliament 15 November 2017 [Draft] : 15 November 2017


Liam McArthur (Orkney Islands) (LD)

I thank the cabinet secretary for giving me early sight of her statement—and, indeed, sight of the details of the three reviews. Given the on-going review that is...



Meeting of the Parliament 15 November 2017 [Draft] : 15 November 2017


Liam McArthur (Orkney Islands) (LD)

Like Claire Baker, I welcome the moves that have been outlined by the cabinet secretary. What consideration has been given to extending non-harassment orders to c...



Justice Sub-Committee on Policing 09 November 2017 [Draft] : 09 November 2017


Liam McArthur

Mr Steele, I assume that you agree with the points that have been made about how integral ICT improvements are to releasing efficiencies and allowing resources to be directed to some of the ...



Justice Sub-Committee on Policing 09 November 2017 [Draft] : 09 November 2017


Liam McArthur

Clearly, it is a priority, and I think that Mr Suttie’s comments underline that as well. What are you doing, given the problems that there have been in the past, to guard against the possibi...



Justice Sub-Committee on Policing 09 November 2017 [Draft] : 09 November 2017


Liam McArthur

Given what Mr Suttie said, Mr Gray, how are you factoring that work into the three-year financial plan, given the level of uncertainty that there is about precisely where you are aiming to g...



Justice Sub-Committee on Policing 09 November 2017 [Draft] : 09 November 2017


Liam McArthur

Were you able to make that point at the meeting that you attended yesterday in preparation for today’s item?



Justice Sub-Committee on Policing 09 November 2017 [Draft] : 09 November 2017


Liam McArthur (Orkney Islands) (LD)

It would be helpful to get an update on where things are in terms of the development of Police Scotland’s information and communication technology strategy and provision. It would also be he...



Meeting of the Parliament 09 November 2017 [Draft] : 09 November 2017


Liam McArthur

Jackie Baillie has made a fair point. It is the first print run of the posters. If there are suggestions about how we might improve their profile around the Parli...



Meeting of the Parliament 09 November 2017 [Draft] : 09 November 2017


Liam McArthur (Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body)

I can say unequivocally that it will. We have set up a dedicated web page with details about the helpline. We are also distributing posters and cards around the building, on all of which we ...



Meeting of the Parliament 09 November 2017 [Draft] : 09 November 2017


Liam McArthur

It is helpful that there has been a discussion within and between parties, and I hope that there is common learning to be done. None of us has a monopoly on wisdo...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-08828.1: Migration (Jackson Carlaw)
Meeting Date: 14/11/2017
Result - For: 29, Against: 78 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-08828: Migration (Alasdair Allan)
Meeting Date: 14/11/2017
Result - For: 74, Against: 33 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
SPCB Election
Meeting Date: 14/11/2017
Result - For: 106, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
ForCarried
SP Bill 7: Seat Belts on School Transport (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 1
Meeting Date: 09/11/2017
Result - For: 98, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
Not VotedCarried
SP Bill 7: Seat Belts on School Transport (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 2
Meeting Date: 09/11/2017
Result - For: 67, Against: 25 Abstain: 0
Not VotedCarried
S5M-08706: Seat Belts on School Transport (Scotland) Bill (Gillian Martin)
Meeting Date: 09/11/2017
Result - For: 102, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-08696: Child Poverty (Scotland) Bill (Angela Constance)
Meeting Date: 08/11/2017
Result - For: 115, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-08558.1: Presumption of Mainstreaming (Liz Smith)
Meeting Date: 02/11/2017
Result - For: 59, Against: 55 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-08558.3: Presumption of Mainstreaming (Iain Gray)
Meeting Date: 02/11/2017
Result - For: 59, Against: 53 Abstain: 1
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ForCarried
S5M-08558: Presumption of Mainstreaming (John Swinney)
Meeting Date: 02/11/2017
Result - For: 59, Against: 0 Abstain: 55
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ForCarried

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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 >>
Motion S5M-08786: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 09/11/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-08756: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 08/11/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-08524: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 30/10/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-08523: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 30/10/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-08441: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 26/10/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-08452: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 26/10/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-08440: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 26/10/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-08408: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 25/10/2017 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5W-12707: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 10/11/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-12705: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 10/11/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-12706: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 10/11/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-12631: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 09/11/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-12633: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 09/11/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-12547: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 07/11/2017 Show Full Question >>
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Question S5W-12548: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 07/11/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-12504: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 06/11/2017 Show Full Question >>

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