Government must stop dragging feet over wave and tidal industry –Carmichael

Alistair Carmichael, MP for Orkney and Shetland, has called on Treasury Ministers to work across Government to help invest in the wave and tidal industry to push it to the point of full commercialisation. The Northern Isles are a hub of wave and tidal energy, with Orkney hosting the European Mari...

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Budget “Little more than a holding pattern” warns Carmichael

Alistair Carmichael, MP for the Northern Isles, replying to the Budget has warned that in the event of a no-deal Brexit, the entire economic plan will have to be thrown out, and the Chancellor may find himself giving an emergency Budget as soon as April.

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“Fishing not a priority for May” - Carmichael

Alistair Carmichael, MP for Orkney and Shetland, responded to the Government’s announcement that they may extend the transitional period, by asking the Environment Secretary about the impact it would have on fishermen in the UK. The UK Government have previously committed to leaving the Common Fi...

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Khan Al-Ahmar demolition “morally and legally wrong” says Carmichael

Alistair Carmichael, MP for the Orkney and Shetland, today challenged the Prime Minister to defend human rights in occupied Palestinian territories. The West Bank village of Khan al-Ahmar, is facing demolition, an action which the United Nations characterised as a breach of the Fourth Geneva Conv...

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Local Businesses must guard against fraud - Carmichael

Police in Orkney are warning residents and businesses in the islands to be on their guard against online and telephone fraud. It is estimated that around £350,000 has been stolen from the county through online and telephone fraud since the start of 2018 alone. Alistair Carmichael MP has joined po...

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