Carmichael: Shetland fishermen must be heard

Orkney and Shetland MP, Alistair Carmichael, welcomed a new research briefing released by the Shetland Fishermen’s Association, outlining new findings on the state of North Sea cod stocks. Responding on Friday, Mr. Carmichael called for governments in London and Brussels to listen to the case put...

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Carmichael on Yellowhammer document release: "What else do they have to hide?"

Orkney and Shetland MP, Alistair Carmichael, has criticised the Government after it complied with a deadline to release the Yellowhammer documents, which outline the potential harm of a no-deal Brexit. The document confirms the claims of earlier reports, which suggested that a no-deal outcome cou...

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Shetland representatives voice concerns over post office plans

Orkney and Shetland MP, Alistair Carmichael, and Shetland MSP, Beatrice Wishart, voiced concern on Wednesday over new plans by the Post Office to close their Lerwick branch at 46 Commercial Street and create a “retail partner” site in Conochies at 74-78 Commercial Street. The Post Office said in ...

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Carmichael: “serious blow” to Prime Minister in Court of Session ruling

Orkney and Shetland MP, Alistair Carmichael, welcomed news that Scotland’s highest civil court had ruled against Boris Johnson’s government over its use of prorogation. The Court of Session found that the suspension of Parliament was unlawful and that the Prime Minister’s actions were motivated b...

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Carmichael welcomes vote to release no-deal Brexit information

Orkney and Shetland MP, Alistair Carmichael, has criticised the Government’s attempts to avoid releasing the full “Yellowhammer” documents about the potential impact of a no-deal Brexit. MPs on Monday evening voted to force the publication of the documents, which are believed to predict that a no...

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