Delay is PM’s only choice – Carmichael

Alistair Carmichael, MP for Orkney and Shetland, has today warned the Prime Minister that, with seven of the Prime Minister’s 14 Brexit Bills still to go through Parliament, she is inevitably going to have to extend Article 50.

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UK Trade Deals must defend Human Rights – Carmichael

Alistair Carmichael, MP for Orkney and Shetland, challenged the International Trade Secretary, Liam Fox MP, to ensure that trade deals signed by the UK Government after Brexit, match our values as a nation. Raising the case of Hikvision, a security equipment company which provides surveillance ca...

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Delays in Inquiries Fatal Accident Inquiries “Unacceptable” – Carmichael

Alistair Carmichael today raised the cases of the five-and-a-half year delay so far in holding a fatal accident inquiry into the 2013 Super Puma helicopter crash off Sumburgh Head in Shetland.

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Carmichael challenges online Universal Credit policy

Alistair Carmichael, Northern Isles MP, has today challenged the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, the Rt. Hon. Amber Rudd, over the policy decision to only accept applications for universal credit online. The challenge came after recent research from Which?, that showed that Orkney had o...

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Retrospective Loan Charge changes move the “goal posts” says Carmichael

Alistair Carmichael, MP for Orkney and Shetland, has challenged the Treasury to change their approach on the retrospective nature of changes to rules around Loan Charges. The loan charge scandal centres around HMRC advising individuals that a method of accepting loans was lawful, when they later ...

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