Liam McArthur MSP Orkney Islands, Liberal Democrat, Scottish Liberal Democrats Spokesperson for Energy, Young People and Education

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Liam McArthur

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.

Biography

  • Born:

    8/8/1967
  • 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 2011

Party Percentage of votes
Liberal Democrat 35.72%
Independent 25.17%
Scottish National Party 25.07%
Name Party Votes % of votes
McArthur, Liam Liberal Democrat 2,912 35.72
Stockan, James Independent 2,052 25.17
Heddle, Donna Scottish National Party 2,044 25.07
Halcro-Johnston, Jamie Conservative 686 8.42
Sharkey, William Labour 458 5.62
Majority 860 votes
Electorate 16,406
Turnout (8,152) 49.69%

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