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Meeting of the Parliament 10 February 2016 [Draft] : Wednesday, February 10, 2016


Liam McArthur (Orkney Islands) (LD)

I welcome this further debate on education, which reflects many of the issues that we considered when I led a similar debate a fortnight or so ago, and I thank Ke...



Meeting of the Parliament 10 February 2016 [Draft] : Wednesday, February 10, 2016


Liam McArthur

I think that this has been an excellent debate. There have been a few rebukes for language that might have been less than parliamentary, but the quality of the co...



Meeting of the Parliament 10 February 2016 [Draft] : Wednesday, February 10, 2016


Liam McArthur

John Swinney agreed with that, as many have said. He called for tax increases when they were not needed, as Malcolm Chisholm said, and his party is now using the language of the right-wing m...



Meeting of the Parliament 10 February 2016 [Draft] : Wednesday, February 10, 2016


Liam McArthur

—as the cuts begin to bite at a local level. I urge the Scottish Government to think again about using the powers that the Parliament has to demonstrate the prior...



Meeting of the Parliament 10 February 2016 [Draft] : Wednesday, February 10, 2016


Liam McArthur

The minister has listed a range of achievements, and I would not decry any of them. He mentioned the attainment fund in particular. He will be aware of the critic...



Meeting of the Parliament 09 February 2016 [Draft] : Tuesday, February 09, 2016


Liam McArthur (Orkney Islands) (LD)

Like other members, I congratulate my colleague Tavish Scott on giving us an opportunity to debate the issue. The picture that he described very much reflects the...



Meeting of the Parliament 09 February 2016 [Draft] : Tuesday, February 09, 2016


Liam McArthur

I cannot give way at the moment. Mike Russ...



Meeting of the Parliament 09 February 2016 [Draft] : Tuesday, February 09, 2016


Liam McArthur

The cabinet secretary is entirely justified in pointing out where that market failure needed to be addressed by public investment. However, does he accept that, given that a backbone has had...



Meeting of the Parliament 04 February 2016 [Draft] : Thursday, February 04, 2016


Liam McArthur (Orkney Islands) (LD)

Or the four years that you did.



Meeting of the Parliament 02 February 2016 [Draft] : Tuesday, February 02, 2016


Liam McArthur (Orkney Islands) (LD)

Earlier this week, I was contacted by a constituent who has yet to receive a letter that details her entitlement. The Government’s online record does not even sho...

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S4M-15588 Iain Gray: Scotland’s Future Prosperity—That the Parliament welcomes the estimated £7
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S4M-15588.3 Angela Constance: Scotland’s Future Prosperity—As an amendment to motion S4M-15588 in th
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S4M-15588.1 Liam McArthur: Scotland’s Future Prosperity—As an amendment to motion S4M-15588 in the n
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YesDefeated

S4M-15128.1 Maureen Watt: Transplantation (Authorisation of Removal of Organs etc.) (Scotland) Bill—
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S4M-15128 Anne McTaggart: Transplantation (Authorisation of Removal of Organs etc.) (Scotland) Bill—
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Amendment 28 moved by Rhoda Grant on motion S4M-15561 Jamie Hepburn: Carers (Scotland) Bill—That the
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Amendment 29 moved by Rhoda Grant on motion S4M-15561 Jamie Hepburn: Carers (Scotland) Bill—That the
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Amendment 30 moved by Rhoda Grant on motion S4M-15561 Jamie Hepburn: Carers (Scotland) Bill—That the
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S4M-14673 Richard Simpson: Alcohol (Licensing, Public Health and Criminal Justice) (Scotland) Bill—T
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S4M-15522 John Swinney: Budget (Scotland) (No.5) Bill—That the Parliament agrees to the general prin
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Motion S4M-15623: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 10/02/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-15588.1: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 09/02/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-15509: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 29/01/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-15508: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 29/01/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-15507: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 29/01/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-15446: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 26/01/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-15430: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 25/01/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-15383: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 20/01/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-15282.1: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 11/01/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-15264: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 06/01/2016 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S4W-29874: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 09/02/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-29873: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 09/02/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-29843: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 09/02/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-29836: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 09/02/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-29826: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 08/02/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-29823: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 08/02/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-29824: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 08/02/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-29825: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 08/02/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-29739: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 04/02/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-29727: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 04/02/2016 Show Full Question >>

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