“17 projects, with a combined potential generating capacity of 25GW, have been offered the rights to specific areas of the seabed for the development of offshore wind power “
In 2020 OIC was given an extra £750,000 towards the cost of Nordic Sea which the council had bought at an estimated capital cost of £1,535,000. T
“Confirmation by the Minister that the ‘remote tower’ procurement has been cancelled is welcome.” Liam McArthur MSP
“There is though more that can be done to improve services locally. It is important that obstacles to trialling new options, including the use of tele-health, are removed wherever possible.” Liam McArthur
“Despite our best efforts to eliminate men’s violence against women and girls from society, it remains a daily occurrence.”
Orkney Constituency MSP, Liam McArthur, LibDem has commented on the “important progress” which has been made to local arrangements that have allowed adult survivors of rape and sexual assault to access forensic assessments in the islands.
HIAL’s remote towers project came under the watchful eye of the Scottish Parliament’s Citizen Participation and Public Petitions Committee again today, 17th November 2021.
“Over the past few months, I have been contacted by a number of constituents suffering from Long Covid.” Liam McArthur MSP
“While CalMac’s calamities on the west coast have grabbed all the headlines, the situation in Orkney is scarcely less precarious.” Liam McArthur MSP LibDem
Reaction from Orkney’s politicians on HIAL and Prospect discussions
“It is disappointing that the Minister is unwilling to engage constructively with this cross-party group of elected representatives.” – Liam McArthur MSP