“The consultation sets out a blueprint for how we can do this safely and compassionately” Liam McArthur
“We have a record of assisting our island authorities, where possible, with issues such as this. The member will remember that in 2019 we helped to fund the replacement of the MV Golden Mariana.” Graeme Dey Transport Minister
MSPs on the Scottish Parliament’s Citizen Participation and Public Petitions Committee have today, 8th September, agreed to continue to probe into Highlands and Islands Airports Ltd’s (HIAL) deeply unpopular Remote Towers Project.
“Orkney is home to a thriving food and drink sector with many excellent local businesses and producers boasting national and international reputations. “
“I urge both sides to get back round the table for talks to develop a solution that best addresses the aspirations of both union members and HIAL management.” Emma Roddick MSP SNP
“This latest report confirms that Orkney continues to have one of the highest rates of MS worldwide. It also underscores the importance of further investment in research.”
“We need to ensure that appropriate assistance for long-Covid is available here in Orkney,” Liam McArthur MSP
Orkney Constituency MSP, Liam McArthur, LibDem, has called on constituents in the islands who are experiencing ‘long-Covid’ to come forward with details of their experience.
“I wish everybody involved all the very best in recognising and celebrating the LGBT+ community in our islands,” Liam McArthur MSP
“Can I offer my congratulations to Diane Currie and everybody involved in the organisation of Orkney Pride 2021. “
“We have serious concerns that the methods used to categorise priority areas for the Levelling up Fund are badly flawed”
“the absence of Highland, Orkney and Shetland in the list of priority areas is baffling given the economic and social fragility of these places.” SIF
“We urgently need to see more support allocated to areas most in need” Liam McArthur MSP #Loneliness
“It is, therefore, important that we make sure that no one is left behind and recognise loneliness is an experience that can happen anywhere and for anyone. “