Carmichael welcomes “enormous opportunity” as government changes course to back tidal stream power

Orkney and Shetland MP, Alistair Carmichael, has welcomed news today that the government has reversed course to allow a ringfenced £20m pot of investment into tidal stream renewables in the upcoming Contract for Difference funding round.

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Carmichael recognises Family Business Week 2021

Orkney and Shetland MP, Alistair Carmichael, has highlighted the important of local family-run businesses at the start of Family Business Week. The event aims to put a spotlight on family businesses across the UK and their role in the economy and the community. Mr Carmichael has tabled a parliame...

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Carmichael highlights touring visa challenges for isles festivals

Orkney and Shetland MP, Alistair Carmichael, has spoken out in Parliament about the need to mitigate new barriers to touring performers to and from the EU as a consequence of Brexit. Intervening in a debate on the situation of post-Brexit touring visas for performers, Mr Carmichael highlighted th...

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Carmichael challenges government on missing minutes in Paterson-Randox scandal

Orkney and Shetland MP, Alistair Carmichael, has challenged the government in Parliament over the ongoing inquiries into paid lobbying by now-former MP Owen Paterson and his role in securing major government contracts for health company Randox. During the debate government ministers admitted unde...

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Conservative minister refuses to rule out triggering Article 16 before Christmas

A Conservative minister has failed to rule out triggering Article 16 before Christmas, risking disruption to families and businesses over the festive period. Responding to an urgent question in Parliament this morning by Liberal Democrat MP Alistair Carmichael, Conservative Paymaster General Mich...

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