Carmichael delivers 2022 Beveridge Lecture

Orkney and Shetland MP, Alistair Carmichael, has today delivered the 2022 Beveridge Lecture, as part of the Social Liberal Forum Annual Conference. Mr Carmichael used his speech to discuss the importance of liberal ideals against a current "zeitgeist" of populism and nationalism, and the need to ...

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Carmichael welcomes first Shetland Pride

Orkney and Shetland MP, Alistair Carmichael, has welcomed plans for the first Shetland Pride next week. Pride is a yearly celebration, generally held in June around the world, to recognise LGBTQ+ people within the community and promote equality and respect. The events in Shetland will be the most...

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Northern Isles highest energy bills in UK

Northern Isles representatives, Alistair Carmichael MP, Beatrice Wishart MSP and Liam McArthur MSP, have hit out over eye watering energy bills exceeding the price cap in Shetland and over 96% in Orkney.

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Carmichael backs Lib Dem call to increase rural fuel duty relief

Orkney and Shetland MP, Alistair Carmichae, has backed Liberal Democrat plans to expand rural fuel duty relief and save families and businesses money during the cost-of-living crisis. Analysis by the Liberal Democrats suggests households in rural areas paid £114 in transport costs each week in th...

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Fishing Industry Voices Highlight Impacts of Brexit in New Report from the APPG on Fisheries

The All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Fisheries has released a report showcasing voices from across the UK fishing industry speaking on the impact of Brexit on their livelihoods – and the actions these people believe government should take to support the UK’s fishing industry. 

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