Liam McArthur

MSP, Orkney Islands

Orkney Islands Liberal Democrat

Recent appearances

  • Scottish Parliament: Agriculture (Culture and Heritage Value) 27 Jun 2018

    I, too, thank Rachael Hamilton for securing the debate, which I am delighted to take part in. I echo her comments and those of others about the Royal Highland Show, although it is obvious that the whipping system in the Scottish Liberal Democrats is more severe—I managed to visit for only one day, rather than the two days that others managed. The motion says that 10 per cent of the...
  • Scottish Parliament: Prescription (Scotland) Bill: Stage 1 27 Jun 2018

    Like Daniel Johnson, I start by acknowledging the contribution that was made by the new justice secretary’s predecessor, Michael Matheson, and by Annabelle Ewing. I am sure that the new justice secretary will have advised his predecessor that despite his move to the transport portfolio, he has not got rid of me yet, because I will beat a path to his door first on ferries and thereafter...
  • Scottish Parliament: Road Equivalent Tariff (Northern Isles) 21 Jun 2018

    On the eve of the Easter recess, I asked the First Minister when people in Orkney and Shetland could expect to see the benefits of road equivalent tariff on northern isles ferry routes. She was unable to answer the question, although, with remarkable foresight, she predicted that I would bring it back to Parliament if I was not satisfied with the answer. As we approach the summer recess, with...

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Liberal Democrat MSP for Orkney Islands

Entered the Scottish Parliament on 3 May 2007 — Election

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