Liam McArthur MSP

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Meeting of the Parliament 25 June 2015 : Thursday, June 25, 2015


Liam McArthur (Orkney Islands) (LD)

I join others in thanking Kevin Stewart’s committee and committee witnesses for their work on what is, by common consent, a wide-ranging and complex bill. Cara Hilton was right to remind us ...



Meeting of the Parliament 25 June 2015 : Thursday, June 25, 2015


Liam McArthur

I am very grateful to the cabinet secretary for giving way. He will be aware of the children’s commissioner’s concerns, specifically in relation to that point. In...



Meeting of the Parliament 25 June 2015 : Thursday, June 25, 2015


Liam McArthur

I have listened carefully to the cabinet secretary’s points. He has gone some way to addressing the concerns around burden, but Police Scotland is clearly struggling to deal with the workloa...



Meeting of the Parliament 25 June 2015 : Thursday, June 25, 2015


Liam McArthur

Will the cabinet secretary take an intervention?



Meeting of the Parliament 25 June 2015 : Thursday, June 25, 2015


Liam McArthur (Orkney Islands) (LD)

The minister will be aware of the concerns expressed by my colleague Tavish Scott at stage 1 about the proportionality and effectiveness of the bill as it stands....



Education and Culture Committee 23 June 2015 : Tuesday, June 23, 2015


Liam McArthur

I am no expert oarsman but, if everybody is on the same oar, do we not just end up going round in circles?



Education and Culture Committee 23 June 2015 : Tuesday, June 23, 2015


Liam McArthur

You have been an MSP since 2007—



Education and Culture Committee 23 June 2015 : Tuesday, June 23, 2015


Liam McArthur

It came as a shock to you because, presumably, you had not identified a problem that had arisen from the fact that there was not a requirement in statute and that...



Education and Culture Committee 23 June 2015 : Tuesday, June 23, 2015


Liam McArthur

I am just saying that the terms of the partnership relationship between yourselves and local authorities seem to be rather different—



Education and Culture Committee 23 June 2015 : Tuesday, June 23, 2015


Liam McArthur

But you can be trusted to take and secure that advice on the basis of what your requirements are, without the need to have a chief education officer within the Sc...

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Amendment 1 moved by Alex Fergusson on motion S4M-13606 Michael Matheson: Air Weapons and Licensing
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Amendment 3 moved by Alex Fergusson on motion S4M-13606 Michael Matheson: Air Weapons and Licensing
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Amendment 4 moved by Alex Fergusson on motion S4M-13606 Michael Matheson: Air Weapons and Licensing
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Amendment 5 moved by Patrick Harvie on motion S4M-13606 Michael Matheson: Air Weapons and Licensing
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Amendment 6 moved by Patrick Harvie on motion S4M-13606 Michael Matheson: Air Weapons and Licensing
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Amendment 7 moved by Patrick Harvie on motion S4M-13606 Michael Matheson: Air Weapons and Licensing
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Amendment 15 moved by Cameron Buchanan on motion S4M-13606 Michael Matheson: Air Weapons and Licensi
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Amendment 17 moved by Cameron Buchanan on motion S4M-13606 Michael Matheson: Air Weapons and Licensi
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Amendment 22 moved by Cara Hilton on motion S4M-13606 Michael Matheson: Air Weapons and Licensing (S
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Amendment 19 moved by Michael Matheson on motion S4M-13606 Michael Matheson: Air Weapons and Licensi
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YesCarried

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Motion S4M-13787: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 16/07/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-13593: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 21/06/2015 R Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-13588: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 21/06/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-13573: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 18/06/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-13384: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 04/06/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-13312.1: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 02/06/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-13328: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 01/06/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-13253.1.1: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 28/05/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-13230.1: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 22/05/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-13246.3: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 21/05/2015 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S4W-26775: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 20/07/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-26743: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 15/07/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-26741: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 15/07/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-26742: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 15/07/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-26740: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 15/07/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-26316: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 24/06/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-26317: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 24/06/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-26315: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 24/06/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-26286: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 24/06/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-26285: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 24/06/2015 Show Full Question >>

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