Rt Hon Alistair Carmichael MP. He was the only Scottish MP representing the Liberal Democrats in the House of Commons during the 57th Parliament (2015–2017). Het grootste eiland staat bekend als Mainland. Orkney and Shetland MP, Alistair Carmichael, has backed a cross-party parliamentary motion calling for the safe return of UK merchant navy sailors stranded by global COVID-19 pandemic restrictions. Alistair Carmichael is a Liberal Democrat MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Liberal Democrat MPs. De Orkneyeilanden, of Orkaden, (Schots-Gaelisch: Àrcaibh, Engels en Schots: Orkney of Orkney Islands) vormen een groep van ongeveer 200 kleine eilanden in Noord-Schotland.De eilanden liggen ongeveer 16 km uit de kust, ten noorden van Caithness.De Orkneyeilanden vormen een van de raadsgebieden (council areas) en lieutenancy areas van Schotland. Orkney and Shetland MP, Alistair Carmichael, has today called for Hi... ghlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) to be replaced with a renewed Highlands and Islands Development Board with greater government and business clout and community accountability. Scottish Liberal Democrats candidate Alistair Carmichael has been re-elected to serve as MP for Orkney and Shetland. He is the longest-serving Liberal Democrat MP in the House of Commons. It elects one Member of Parliament (MP) by the first past the post system of election. The constituency was historically known as Orkney and Zetland (an alternative name for Shetland).
Orkney and Shetland is a constituency of the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. In the Scottish Parliament, Orkney and Shetland are separate constituencies.
Five of their six seats did not have Conservative challengers, as per local-level agreements to avoid vote-splitting which likely would have thrown the seats to Labour; the only Liberal candidate to be victorious against both Conservative and Labour challengers was Orkney and Shetland MP Jo Grimond. Alexander Morrison "Alistair" Carmichael (born 15 July 1965) is a Scottish Liberal Democrats politician and has served as the Member of Parliament (MP) for Orkney and Shetland since the 2001 general election. Generally voted for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes 9 votes for, 1 vote against, 1 absence, between 2010–2016 After the votes were counted at Kirkwall Grammar School, Returning Officer for the Orkney and Shetland constituency, John Mundell, announced the total cast for each candidate: David Stephen Barnard – Independent – 168. Mr Alistair Carmichael is the Liberal Democrat MP for Orkney and Shetland, and has been an MP continuously since 7 June 2001.He currently undertakes the roles of Liberal Democrat Chief Whip, Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs), and Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Exiting the European Union). This is a selection of Alistair Carmichael’s votes.