“Test of fisheries proposal will be in delivery” – Carmichael

Alistair Carmichael, MP for Orkney and Shetland, has cautiously welcomed the UK Government’s White Paper on the future of the fishing industry. The White paper outlines the Government’s proposed strategy for fisheries management once the UK transitions out of the EU. Mr. Carmichael noted the posi...

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Rural 4G not good enough – Carmichael

Alistair Carmichael, MP for Orkney and Shetland, has today challenged the Minister for Communications to do more to improve 4G mobile coverage, in Scotland’s rural communities.

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‘Scots let down by petty bickering’ – Carmichael

Alistair Carmichael, MP for Orkney and Shetland, will criticised both the Conservatives and the SNP for their approach to the Sewel Convention, in a debate which is scheduled in the House of Commons later today. Mr. Carmichael will use his speech to call on the two sides to work to reach an agree...

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HMRC Adopting Mafia Tactics on Fishing Boats Taxation – Carmichael

Orkney and Shetland MP, Alistair Carmichael, has challenged an HMRC ruling that non-EEA nationals working on UK fishing boats should have to pay full UK taxes despite the fact that their visas only allow them to join and leave boats in UK ports and force them then to work outside UK waters.

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“Brexit risks future of agriculture industry” – Carmichael

Alistair Carmichael, MP for Orkney and Shetland, has today warned Agriculture Minister about the risk to the red meat industry of being cut off from major export markets in the EU in the event of a no-deal scenario. This follows news reports over the weekend that the Department for Exiting the Eu...

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