Carmichael demands action on fishing visas

Alistair Carmichael, Northern Isles MP, asked in the House today for the Minister for Immigration, Mr. Robert Goodwell MP, to consider how best to tailor the immigration system to take into account the different needs of different parts of the country.

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Carmichael Calls for revisiting of Faroese Deal

Alistair Carmichael, Orkney and Shetland MP has called on Fisheries Minister, George Eustice to put pressure on EU negotiators to revisit the deal struck in 2013 between the Faroe Islands and the EU in the annual debate on Fisheries ahead of the December council meeting on fisheries.

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Carmichael Challenges Openreach to improve Resilience

Northern Isles MP Alistair Carmichael challenged BT Openreach to improve internet resilience in Orkney and Shetland following a massive volume of complaints that the local MP and MSPs have received. Telecommunications in the county were disrupted last week by a lightning strike that saw many home...

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Carmichael seeks reassurance for Food and Drink businesses in Northern Isles

Today in the House of Commons, Orkney and Shetland MP, Alistair Carmichael sought reassurance that the Government would support Small and Medium sized businesses in the Food and Drink Sector from the uncertainty in the UK Economy caused by the vote to leave the EU.

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Autumn Statement “a missed opportunity” says Carmichael

Commenting at the Autumn Statement Mr. Carmichael said: “Can I welcome those elements of the statement, which are positive. The spending on infrastructure, especially on Broadband and mobile phone signal, the freeze in fuel duty, and the changes to Universal Credit, are all steps in the right dir...

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