Shetland Digital Forum returns

Shetland representatives Alistair Carmichael MP and Beatrice Wishart MSP will host the first in-person Digital Forum in the isles since Covid-19 restrictions were lifted.

10 Nov 2023

News from Orkney and Shetlands MSPs

Liam McArthur with NHS Orkney CEO Laura Skaife-Knight
General News and Press Releases

McArthur comments on NHS Orkney escalation

Commenting on news that NHS Orkney has been moved to the first stage of formal escalation in the NHS Scotland Support and Intervention Framework, Orkney MSP Liam McArthur said:

28 Nov 2023

Orcadian Column, 16 November 2023

It seems the Prime Minister, Rishi Sunak has decided the best way to prove he’s “the change” the country needs is by making former Prime Minister, David Cameron a peer and appointing him Foreign Secretary.

14 Nov 2023
Liam McArthur on a ferry
General News and Press Releases

McArthur comments on funding for ferries business case

Commenting on news that the Scottish Government has offered in principle funding to OIC to develop the business case for replacement of ferries on Orkney’s inter isles routes, Orkney’s MSP Liam McArthur said:

10 Nov 2023

Orcadian Column, 2 November 2023

Full disclosure: as President of East United FC, I struggle to manage the torrent of messages flooding in on the club’s various WhatsApp group chats. As so often, technology that promises to save time and make life easier succeeds in doing neither.

2 Nov 2023

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