Carmichael speaks at Save British Farming protest outside Parliament

Orkney and Shetland MP, Alistair Carmichael, has today spoken at a Save British Farming rally outside Parliament, protesting against the lowering of UK food standards and the long term risk to the farming community of a “perfect storm” of rising input costs. Speaking alongside Liberal Democrat Ru...

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Carmichael presses government for clarity on Homes for Ukraine programme

Responding to the Government launching the “Homes for Ukraine” website for people to sponsor Ukrainian refugees yesterday, Liberal Democrat Home Affairs Spokesperson and MP for Orkney and Shetland, Alistair Carmichael, has challenged government ministers to explain how the rights of Ukrainians wi...

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Terrible message sent if PM goes to Saudi Arabia after mass executions – Carmichael

Orkney and Shetland MP, Alistair Carmichael, has called out the government in Parliament for failing to take meaningful action in response to the mass execution of 81 prisoners in Saudi Arabia over the weekend, the largest execution in Saudi Arabia’s history. The mass execution comes in a week wh...

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Carmichael joins Lib Dem call to save families £600 on VAT

The Liberal Democrats are today calling for emergency action to save families money on their bills with a temporary cut to VAT. Under the plan, the standard rate of VAT would be reduced from 20% to 17.5% for one year, a move that would save isles households an average of around £600 each. The pla...

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Isles representatives join Lib Dem campaign for heating oil price cap

Isles representatives Alistair Carmichael MP, Liam McArthur MSP and Beatrice Wishart MSP have joined the Liberal Democrat campaign to urge Energy Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng to introduce a price cap on domestic heating oil, after prices more than doubled in a fortnight.

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