Carmichael speech: Internal Market Bill puts lawbreaking over UK integrity

Orkney and Shetland MP, Alistair Carmichael, spoke out last night on the impact of the lawbreaking included in the government’s Internal Market Bill. Mr Carmichael noted the harm the Bill risked to Northern Ireland and drew comparisons to the unlawful invasion of Iraq, passed by Parliament in 200...

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Internal Market Bill undermines future of UK – Carmichael speaks ahead of crucial debate

Liberal Democrat spokesperson for Northern Ireland, Alistair Carmichael, has spoken out today ahead of a crucial debate on the government’s Internal Market Bill, warning that the plans put the UK’s future at risk. The Bill will break international law by reneging on the government’s Withdrawal Ag...

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Isles representatives hold first in-person surgery since start of pandemic

Orkney and Shetland MP, Alistair Carmichael, and Shetland MSP, Beatrice Wishart, will hold a joint constituency advice surgery on Friday 18 September in Islesburgh Community Centre in Lerwick. To ensure public safety and in compliance with government COVID-19 rules, the surgery will practise nece...

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“Monty Python” government must stop contradicting itself and publish legal advice

Orkney and Shetland MP, Alistair Carmichael, has today called on the Prime Minister to publish legal advice taken by the government on the legality of its Internal Market Bill, making light of a series of contradictory remarks by government officials in recent days. Multiple officials have claime...

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Carmichael welcomes court ruling on lockdown insurance payout

Orkney and Shetland MP, Alistair Carmichael, has welcomed a ruling by the High Court that some insurers should pay out on disease clauses in some business interruption policies. The test case was brought by the Financial Conduct Authority and had the potential to affect 370,000 mostly small busin...

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