Carmichael seeks urgent debate on Government’s “abuse of process” on English Votes for English Laws

Orkney and Shetland MP Alistair Carmichael today attacked the Conservative’s plans to introduce a veto for English MPs on laws affecting England.

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Government must not abandon plans for lower energy bills for Northern Isles

Orkney and Shetland MP Alistair Carmichael is calling on the Government not to back out of a scheme to lower energy bills for customers in the highlands and islands.

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Government plans risk creating different human rights standards across the UK

Orkney and Shetland MP Alistair Carmichael yesterday led a parliamentary debate to urge the Government to reconsider plans to repeal the Human Rights Act (HRA) which threatens UK-wide standards of human rights.


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Conservative plans for the Human Rights Act must not threaten devolution settlement - Carmichael

Orkney and Shetland MP Alistair Carmichael will tomorrow warn that Conservative plans to scrap the Human Rights Act (HRA) would “play havoc” with the constitution of the Scottish Parliament and the Northern Ireland peace process.


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Alistair Carmichael MP and Tavish Scott MSP comment on west coast Calmac Strike



Northern Isles Liberal Democrats have commented on the proposed industrial action by RMT union members who work on the Calmac ferry service in the Clyde and Hebrides.

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Carmichael asks Government for meeting on future of emergency coastguard tug




Local MP, Alistair Carmichael , has called on the Government to convene a meeting with Scottish Ministers and local authority and industry representatives to discuss future provision of the emergency coastguard tug for the Northern Isles.

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