Liam McArthur MSP Orkney Islands, Liberal Democrat


Liam McArthur
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Most spoken phrases

Last updated 3rd Jun 2009

  1. Israeli settlements
  2. Northcote Road shops
  3. Dangerous dogs petition
  4. Clapham Junction tube
  5. Heathrow expansion
  6. Health services
  7. Fly tipping

This information is based on the most frequently spoken phrases by this representative.


  • Born:

  • Positions

    Scottish Liberal Democrats: Shadow Minister for Enterprise, Energy and Tourism 2007-08, Spokesperson for: Environment, Rural Development and Energy 2008-11, Energy, Young People and Education 2011-; Member, Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body 2011-.
  • Scottish Parliamentary Committee

    Education and Culture.
  • Electoral history

    MSP for Orkney constituency since 3 May 2007.
  • Political interests

    Enterprise, environment, agriculture, lifelong learning, EU.
  • All party groups (office-holding)

    Deputy Convener: Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Group 2007-, Science and Technology Group 2007-11, 2014-, Life Sciences Group 2008-11, Malawi Group 2012-, Digital Participation Group 2013-.
  • Countries of interest

    Malawi, Mexico.

Election record for Orkney Islands, 05 May 2016

Party Percentage of votes
Liberal Democrat 67.18%
Scottish National Party 24.26%
Conservative 4.12%
Name Party Votes % of votes
McArthur, Liam Liberal Democrat 7,096 67.18
Heddle, Donna Scottish National Party 2,562 24.26
Halcro-Johnston, Jamie Conservative 435 4.12
McGarvey, Gerry Labour 304 2.88
Dawson, Paul Independent 137 1.3
Majority 4,534 votes
Electorate 16,997
Turnout (10,562) 62.14%

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