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Alistair Carmichael

Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Exiting the European Union)

Liberal Democrat MP for Orkney and Shetland

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Alistair Carmichael’s voting in Parliament

Alistair Carmichael is a Liberal Democrat MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Liberal Democrat MPs.

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Last updated: 20 Jan 2020. Please share these votes responsibly.

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Recent appearances

  • Terrorist Offenders (Restriction of Early Release) Bill (Business of the House) 12 Feb 2020

    I beg to move a manuscript amendment, in paragraph (6), after sub-paragraph (b) insert— “(ba) the question on any amendment, new clause or new schedule selected by the chairman or Speaker for separate decision;”. The Secretary of State will be aware that the business motion that he has just moved, without any explanation whatsoever, replicates the provisions of Standing Order 83D...
  • UK Fisheries — [Sir George Howarth in the Chair] 12 Feb 2020

    It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Sir George. I congratulate the hon. Member for South East Cornwall (Mrs Murray) on obtaining the debate, which, as the right hon. Member for North Shropshire (Mr Paterson) said, is timely. The next few months will certainly be formative for the future of fisheries management. I say gently to the Minister and those who are—at least...
  • Scotland: Trade 12 Feb 2020

    If the Secretary of State truly values the trade between Scotland and the rest of the United Kingdom, why is he prepared to countenance a situation in which we would lose frictionless trade between Scotland and Northern Ireland?

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Liberal Democrat MP for Orkney and Shetland

Entered the House of Commons on 7 June 2001 — General election

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Topics of interest

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

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

Currently held offices

  • Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Exiting the European Union) (since 6 Jan 2020)
  • Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs) (since 6 Jan 2020)
  • Liberal Democrat Chief Whip (since 16 Jun 2017)

Other offices held in the past

  • Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) (7 Feb 2019 to 21 Aug 2019)
  • Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Northern Ireland) (16 Jun 2017 to 6 Jan 2020)
  • Member, Committee on Exiting the European Union (31 Oct 2016 to 3 May 2017)
  • Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Home Affairs) (29 Jul 2015 to 16 Jun 2017)
  • Member, Energy and Climate Change Committee (8 Jul 2015 to 17 Oct 2016)
  • The Secretary of State for Scotland (7 Oct 2013 to 8 May 2015)
  • Comptroller (HM Household) (Deputy Chief Whip, House of Commons) (12 May 2010 to 7 Oct 2013)
  • Member, Members' Allowances Committee (9 Feb 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Scotland) (1 Jun 2008 to 12 Apr 2010)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Scotland (1 Jun 2008 to 12 Apr 2010)
  • Member, Draft Constitutional Renewal Bill (Joint Committee) (1 May 2008 to 22 Jul 2008)
  • Member, Consolidation etc. Bills (Joint Committee) (25 Mar 2008 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Scottish Affairs Committee (28 Jan 2008 to 6 May 2010)
  • Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Northern Ireland) (18 Oct 2007 to 6 May 2010)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Northern Ireland (18 Oct 2007 to 6 May 2010)
  • Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Transport) (3 Mar 2006 to 18 Oct 2007)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Transport (3 Mar 2006 to 18 Oct 2007)
  • Member, Public Accounts Committee (12 Jul 2005 to 22 May 2006)
  • Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Home Affairs) (10 May 2005 to 2 Mar 2006)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Home Affairs) (10 May 2005 to 2 Mar 2006)
  • Member, International Development Committee (5 Nov 2001 to 26 Feb 2002)
  • Member, Scottish Affairs Committee (16 Jul 2001 to 12 Jul 2005)
  • Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Energy and Climate Change) (10 May 2001 to 10 May 2005)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Energy and Climate Change) (10 May 2001 to 10 May 2005)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 10 Feb 2020.

2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Sudhir Choudhrie
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 11 January 2020)
Name of donor: Joe Zammit-Lucia
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 11 January 2020)
Name of donor: Robert Laurence
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500

Donor status: individual

(Registered 11 January 2020)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Open Society Foundation
Address of donor: 224 West 57th Street, New York, NY 10019, United States

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Contribution towards flights, accommodation, sustenance and incidental expenses, total value £1,985.31. All other costs met by a non-registrable source.

Destination of visit: Japan

Dates of visit: 28 February - 4 March 2019

Purpose of visit: Invited by the Japanese Federal Bar Association (JFBA) and to meet with government ministers, officials and MPs to discuss the abolition of the death penalty.

(Registered 08 April 2019)
Name of donor: C & C Alpha Group
Address of donor: 23 Buckingham Gate, London SW1E 6LB

Estimate of value, or amount of any donation: flights and accommodation to a value of £4,400

Destination of visit: Dubai

Dates of visit: 11 to 14 October 2019

Purpose of visit: to participate in and address conference of C&C Alpha Group senior management.

(Registered 13 December 2019)
8. Miscellaneous
From 22 September 2017, unremunerated Director of the Council for Arab-British Understanding. (Registered 12 October 2017)

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