Alistair Carmichael

Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Justice)

Democratiaid Rhyddfrydol MP ar gyfer Orkney and Shetland

@amcarmichaelMP https://facebook.com/AlistairForOrkneyandShetland

General Election 2024

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Your MP (Alistair Carmichael) represents you, and all of the people who live in Orkney and Shetland, at the UK Parliament in Westminster.

MPs split their time between Parliament and their constituency. In Parliament, they debate and vote on new laws, review existing laws, and question the Government. In the constituency, their focus is on supporting local people and championing local issues. They have a small staff team who help with casework, maintain their diaries, and monitor their inbox.

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Democratiaid Rhyddfrydol MP ar gyfer Orkney and Shetland

Aeth i mewn i'r Tŷ'r Cyffredin ar 7 Mehefin 2001 — Etholiad cyffredinol

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Alistair Carmichael campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Transport
  • Treasury
  • Home Department
  • Home Office
  • Trade and Industry
  • Crown Estate
  • Railways
  • Departmental Postal Services
  • Shipping
  • Royal Prerogative

Swyddogaethau cyfredol

  • Member, Prison Media Bill Committee (since 15 Mai 2024)
  • Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Justice) (since 11 Gor 2022)
  • Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Home Affairs) (since 7 Med 2020)
  • Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Northern Ireland) (since 7 Med 2020)

Swyddogaethau eraill yn y gorffennol

  • Member, Taxis and Private Hire Vehicles (Disabled Persons) Bill Committee ( 2 Chw 2022 to 9 Chw 2022)
  • Member, Local Government (Disqualification) Bill Committee (24 Tach 2021 to 1 Rha 2021)
  • Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Cabinet Office) ( 7 Med 2020 to 10 Gor 2022)
  • Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Exiting the European Union) ( 6 Ion 2020 to 7 Med 2020)
  • Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs) ( 6 Ion 2020 to 7 Med 2020)
  • Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) ( 7 Chw 2019 to 21 Aws 2019)
  • Liberal Democrat Chief Whip (16 Meh 2017 to 7 Med 2020)
  • Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Northern Ireland) (16 Meh 2017 to 6 Ion 2020)
  • Member, Committee on the Future Relationship with the European Union (31 Hyd 2016 to 3 Mai 2017)
  • Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Home Affairs) (29 Gor 2015 to 16 Meh 2017)
  • Member, Energy and Climate Change Committee ( 8 Gor 2015 to 17 Hyd 2016)
  • The Secretary of State for Scotland ( 7 Hyd 2013 to 8 Mai 2015)
  • Comptroller (HM Household) (Deputy Chief Whip, House of Commons) (12 Mai 2010 to 7 Hyd 2013)
  • Member, Members' Allowances Committee ( 9 Chw 2009 to 6 Mai 2010)
  • Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Scotland) ( 1 Meh 2008 to 12 Ebr 2010)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Scotland ( 1 Meh 2008 to 12 Ebr 2010)
  • Member, Draft Constitutional Renewal Bill (Joint Committee) ( 1 Mai 2008 to 22 Gor 2008)
  • Member, Consolidation etc. Bills (Joint Committee) (25 Maw 2008 to 6 Mai 2010)
  • Member, Scottish Affairs Committee (28 Ion 2008 to 6 Mai 2010)
  • Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Northern Ireland) (18 Hyd 2007 to 6 Mai 2010)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Northern Ireland (18 Hyd 2007 to 6 Mai 2010)
  • Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Transport) ( 3 Maw 2006 to 18 Hyd 2007)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Transport ( 3 Maw 2006 to 18 Hyd 2007)
  • Member, Public Accounts Committee (12 Gor 2005 to 22 Mai 2006)
  • Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Home Affairs) (10 Mai 2005 to 2 Maw 2006)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Home Affairs) (10 Mai 2005 to 2 Maw 2006)
  • Member, International Development Committee ( 5 Tach 2001 to 26 Chw 2002)
  • Member, Scottish Affairs Committee (16 Gor 2001 to 12 Gor 2005)
  • Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Energy and Climate Change) (10 Mai 2001 to 10 Mai 2005)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Energy and Climate Change) (10 Mai 2001 to 10 Mai 2005)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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Register of Members’ Interests

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Last updated: 13 Mai 2024.

1. Employment and earnings
Role, work or services: Member of the Advisory Board of the House Magazine
From: 12 May 2021.
Payer: Dods Group Ltd, 11th Floor, The Shard, 32 London Bridge St, London SE1 9SG
(Registered 22 September 2021)
Payment: £1,650 for attending eleven meetings.
Received on: 30 January 2024. Hours: 11 hrs.
(Registered 6 February 2024)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Diageo Plc
Address of donor: 16 Marlborough Street, London W1F 7 HS
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: I attended a dinner hosted by Diageo for MPs to discuss challenges facing the hospitality and drinks industries, value £324.91
Date received: 20 February 2024
Date accepted: 20 February 2024
Donor status: company, registration 23307
(Registered 5 March 2024)
6. Land and property portfolio with a value over £100,000 and where indicated, the portfolio provides a rental income of over £10,000 a year
Type of land/property: Agricultural land (Farmland including farm buildings and one house let as holiday accommodation, managed through Coillabus Farms)
Location: Islay, Argyll
Interest held: from 10 November 2021
Rental income: from 10 November 2021
Rental income details: income paid to my parents
(Registered 16 November 2021)
7. (i) Shareholdings: over 15% of issued share capital
Name of company or organisation: Coillabus Farms
Nature of business: A firm which manages two farms and the letting of self-catering holiday accommodation on Islay.
Interest held: from 24 October 2021
(Registered 16 November 2021)
8. Miscellaneous
Unremunerated Director of the Council for Arab-British Understanding.
Date interest arose: 22 September 2017
(Registered 12 October 2017)
An unpaid partner in Coillabus Farms.
Date interest arose: 24 October 2021
(Registered 16 November 2021)

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