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:

Liam is a member of the following Cross-Party Groups:

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 21 February 2019 [Draft] : 21 February 2019


Liam McArthur (Orkney Islands) (LD)

The First Minister will recall that the saltire prize for marine energy was first launched in 2008 by her predecessor, Alex Salmond, amid characteristic fanfare. ...



Meeting of the Parliament 20 February 2019 [Draft] : 20 February 2019


Liam McArthur

Pauline McNeill highlighted some of the difficulties in accessing funds. Some people who live in listed properties find it exceptionally difficult to introduce me...



Meeting of the Parliament 20 February 2019 [Draft] : 20 February 2019


Liam McArthur

Following Pauline McNeill’s point about access to the available funds—[Interruptio...



Meeting of the Parliament 20 February 2019 [Draft] : 20 February 2019


Liam McArthur

I do not dispute the fact that additional investment is made but, in a sense, the levels of fuel poverty need to be brought down across the board and consistently...



Meeting of the Parliament 20 February 2019 [Draft] : 20 February 2019


Liam McArthur (Orkney Islands) (LD)

I thank James Dornan and his committee for the report and for enabling me to play my part in stage 1 scrutiny of this important bill.



Meeting of the Parliament 20 February 2019 [Draft] : 20 February 2019


Liam McArthur (Orkney Islands) (LD)

I welcome what the minister says about a rural MIS. Does he accept that it is imperative that the uplift be introduced on a robust and independent basis, so the i...



Justice Committee 19 February 2019 [Draft] : 19 February 2019


Liam McArthur

Has that issue emerged in the experience of England and Wales? Has it been managed reasonably effectively?



Justice Committee 19 February 2019 [Draft] : 19 February 2019


Liam McArthur

Has an assessment been made, possibly based on what has happened in England and Wales, of the risk of people who are on prescription medications not taking medication that they should take f...



Justice Committee 19 February 2019 [Draft] : 19 February 2019


Liam McArthur

I will move on to the issue of public awareness. Awareness raising will be needed for those who take prescribed medicines that are listed here and for those who p...



Justice Committee 19 February 2019 [Draft] : 19 February 2019


Liam McArthur

When he does, perhaps Mr Lamont can tell us what the lessons from England and Wales have been in relation to the treatment of legal highs. We are told that, in a ...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-15907: Budget (Scotland) (No.3) Bill (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 21/02/2019
Result - For: 66, Against: 58 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-15879: Scottish Rate Resolution (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 19/02/2019
Result - For: 61, Against: 52 Abstain: 6
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AgainstCarried
S5M-15723: Establishment of a Committee (Graeme Dey)
Meeting Date: 06/02/2019
Result - For: 92, Against: 19 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-15625.1: Budget (Scotland) (No.3) Bill (Murdo Fraser)
Meeting Date: 31/01/2019
Result - For: 30, Against: 96 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-15625: Budget (Scotland) (No.3) Bill (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 31/01/2019
Result - For: 67, Against: 58 Abstain: 1
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AgainstCarried
S5M-15607.1: Presumption to Mainstream (Iain Gray)
Meeting Date: 30/01/2019
Result - For: 27, Against: 92 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-15615.2: Tackling Antisocial Behaviour (Ash Denham)
Meeting Date: 30/01/2019
Result - For: 69, Against: 50 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-15609.2: A Connected Scotland, the Scottish Government’s Strategy for Tackling Social Isolation and Loneliness (Alex Rowley)
Meeting Date: 29/01/2019
Result - For: 23, Against: 84 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedDefeated
S5M-15507.2: Supporting Entrepreneurship (Rhoda Grant)
Meeting Date: 23/01/2019
Result - For: 82, Against: 27 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-15514: Approval of SSI (Graeme Dey)
Meeting Date: 23/01/2019
Result - For: 82, Against: 0 Abstain: 27
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Not VotedCarried

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Motion S5M-15950: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 20/02/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15935: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 20/02/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15929: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 20/02/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15839: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 13/02/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15708: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 04/02/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15711: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 04/02/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15705: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 04/02/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15704: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 04/02/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15655: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 30/01/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15604: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 25/01/2019 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5O-02935: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 20/02/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-21705: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 15/02/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-21628: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 11/02/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-21626: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 11/02/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-21627: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 11/02/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-21625: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 11/02/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-21538: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 07/02/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-21539: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 07/02/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-21527: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 06/02/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-21528: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 06/02/2019 Show Full Question >>

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