‘Scots let down by petty bickering’ – Carmichael

Alistair Carmichael, MP for Orkney and Shetland, will criticised both the Conservatives and the SNP for their approach to the Sewel Convention, in a debate which is scheduled in the House of Commons later today. Mr. Carmichael will use his speech to call on the two sides to work to reach an agree...

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HMRC Adopting Mafia Tactics on Fishing Boats Taxation – Carmichael

Orkney and Shetland MP, Alistair Carmichael, has challenged an HMRC ruling that non-EEA nationals working on UK fishing boats should have to pay full UK taxes despite the fact that their visas only allow them to join and leave boats in UK ports and force them then to work outside UK waters.

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“Brexit risks future of agriculture industry” – Carmichael

Alistair Carmichael, MP for Orkney and Shetland, has today warned Agriculture Minister about the risk to the red meat industry of being cut off from major export markets in the EU in the event of a no-deal scenario. This follows news reports over the weekend that the Department for Exiting the Eu...

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Carmichael calls for easier plastic recycling

Alistair Carmichael, MP for the Northern Isles has continued his campaign to reduce plastic use. Speaking at Prime Minister’s Questions he challenged the Prime Minister to work with plastic manufacturers to reduce the number of types of plastic used in the UK to make it easier for local authoriti...

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Brain tumour inquiry will help improve our understanding – Carmichael

Alistair Carmichael, MP for Orkney and Shetland, has called on individuals who have been impacted by brain tumours to participate in a new inquiry into the cost of the disease. The inquiry has been launched by the All Party Parliamentary Group on Brain Tumours, of which Mr. Carmichael is the Vice...

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