“Govt. must start listening to Farmers and Crofters” says Carmichael

Alistair Carmichael, MP for Orkney and Shetland, today demanded that the Government listen to Farmers and Crofters when deciding no deal preparations. Speaking in the House of Commons, Mr. Carmichael called on Government Ministers to reconsider the rates of tax which are proposed to be charged on...

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“Marine Energy must be included in White Paper” says Carmichael

Alistair Carmichael, MP for Orkney and Shetland, today challenged the Government to commit to ensure that marine and tidal energy is part of the Government’s Energy Strategy. A white paper is a guide on the Government’s strategy and policy for responding to specific issues, one on Energy has been...

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Government Draft Tariffs demonstrate no deal challenges – Carmichael

Alistair Carmichael, MP for Orkney and Shetland, today responded to the Government’s draft import tariffs in the event of a no deal Brexit. Mr. Carmichael raised the new figures, which were published today, in a debate on Brexit and the fishing industry.

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Carmichael Welcomes Prime Minister’s Support for Fair Isle Bird Observatory Rebuild

Alistair Carmichael, MP for Orkney and Shetland, today raised the recent fire at the Fair Isle Bird Observatory with the Prime Minister.

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Sheep aging rule U-turn “unacceptable and unreasonable” - Scott and Carmichael

Alistair Carmichael, MP for Orkney and Shetland, and Tavish Scott, MSP for Shetland, have today branded the UK Government’s U-turn on sheep aging measurements as “unacceptable” to the industry. The system favoured by the UK government involves the age of 12 months being measured at the point at w...

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