News

Carmichael renews calls for tourism tax cut

Orkney and Shetland MP, Alistair Carmichael, has spoken out in a parliamentary debate on fiscal support for coastal tourism and hospitality to call for renewed consideration on a cut to tourism VAT.

23 Feb 2024
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News from Orkney and Shetlands MSPs

Orcadian Column, 9 May 2024

As the Scottish Parliament elects a third First Minister in 14 months, it seems we’re o’er blessed to live in interesting times.

9 May 2024
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Liam McArthur MSP
General News and Press Releases

McArthur meets with public finance minister over Visitor Levy Bill

Having previously lodged amendments to the proposed Visitor Levy Bill, seeking to ensure any levy could also be applied to cruise passengers, Orkney’s MSP Liam McArthur today met with Minister Tom Arthur to discuss ways in which this might be achieved.

1 May 2024
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