Liam McArthur

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Liam McArthur

Member o the Scottish Pairlament
for Orkney
Assumed office
3 May 2007
Precedit biJim Wallace
Majority4,534 (43.1%)
Personal details
BornLiam Scott McArthur
(1967-08-08) 8 August 1967 (age 56)
Embro, Scotland
Poleetical pairtyScots Leeberal Democrats
Spoose(s)Tamsin McArthur
BairnsTwa son
Alma materVarsity o Edinburgh

Liam Scott McArthur (born 8 August 1967) is a Scots Leeberal Democrat poleetician an Member of the Scottish Parliament fur Orkney syne 2007.

Backgrund[eedit | eedit soorce]

He was broucht up on the Sanday, an island in Orkney.[1] He is marriet tae Tamsin an thay hiv twa sons, Calum an Tom. He is the goalkeeper fur Burray football team an aw.[2]

Political career[eedit | eedit soorce]

Afore, McArthur haed worked tae help Jim Wallace in the Hoose o Commons an as Special Adviser tae the Deputy First Meenister in 2002.[3] He wis electit in the 2007 Pairlament election tae tak ower fae the retirin Jim Wallace, anither Leeberal Democrat.[3] McArthur was re-elected in the 2011 Pairlament election an aw, an again in the 2016 Pairlament election wi afaur mair muckle feck,[4] an is staundin as Leeberal Democrat candidate in 2021.[5]

Career timeline[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • 1987-1990: Varsity o Edinburgh, Politics (MA)[6]
  • 1990-1992: Resaircher,[3] Jim Wallace MP (Orkney and Shetland), Hoose o Commons
  • 1992-1993: Trainee, European Commission (Ooter Affairs Directorate)
  • 1993-1996: Accoont Executive, sindry European Union public affairs consultancies[6]
  • 1996-2002: Associate Director, APCO Warldwide an APCO Europe
  • 2002-2005: Special Adviser tae Deputy First Meenister o Scotland, Jim Wallace MSP (Orkney)[6]
  • 2005-2006: Director, Greenhaus Communications
  • 2006-2007: Sel-employed political consultant[6]
  • 2007–nou: Member o the Scots Pairlament fur Orkney[2]
  • 2007-2008: Shadae Meenister fur Enterprise, Energie an Tourism[6]
  • 2008-2011: Scots Leeberal Democrat Spokesbody on Environment, Rural Development and Energy[2]
  • 2011–bou: Scots Leeberal Democrat Spokesbody on Eddication an Energie[6]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Getting to know you: Liam McArthur". Holyrood Website (in Inglis). 4 October 2019. Retrieved 1 Februar 2021.
  2. a b c "About Liam". Liam McArthur MSP. Archived frae the original on 24 Januar 2021. Retrieved 1 Februar 2021.
  3. a b c "McArthur to defend Orkney seat". The Orcadian Online (in Inglis). 14 September 2015. Retrieved 1 Februar 2021.
  4. "Scotland Election 2016 - Orkney Islands". BBC News (in Inglis).
  5. theorkneynews (12 October 2020). "Liam McArthur Selected as Orkney LibDem Candidate for 2021". The Orkney News (in Inglis). Retrieved 1 Februar 2021.
  6. a b c d e f "Political class". The University of Edinburgh (in Inglis). Retrieved 1 Februar 2021.

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