Rt Hon Alistair Carmichael MP

Rt Hon Alistair Carmichael MP

Constituency

Orkney and Shetland

Party

Liberal Democrat

Address as

Mr Carmichael

Contact details

Parliamentary

House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
Tel: 020 7219 8181
carmichaela@parliament.uk

Constituency

Orkney: 14 Palace Road , Kirkwall, KW15 1PA
Tel: 01856 876541
flettb@parliament.uk

Constituency

Shetland: 171 Commercial Street, Lerwick, ZE1 0HX
Tel: 01595 690044
Fax: 01595 690055
wishartb@parliament.uk

Departmental

Scotland Office, Dover House, Whitehall, London, SW1A 2AU
Tel: 020 7270 6754

Web & Social media

Biography

Electoral history

Post Date
Member for Orkney and Shetland 2005-
Member for Orkney & Shetland 2001-05
Contested Paisley South General Election 1987

Parliamentary career

Post Date
Secretary of State for Scotland 2013-
Comptroller (HM Household) (Deputy Chief Whip, House of Commons) 2010-13
Shadow Secretary of State for Scotland 2008-10
Shadow Secretary of State for Northern Ireland 2007-10
Shadow Secretary of State for Transport 2006-07
Shadow Spokesperson (Home Affairs) 2005-06
Shadow Spokesperson (Energy and Climate Change) 2001-05

Select committees

Post House Date
Members' Allowances Commons 2009-10
Draft Constitutional Renewal Bill (Joint Committee) Commons 2008-08
Consolidation etc. Bills (Joint Committee) Commons 2008-10
Scottish Affairs Committee Commons 2008-10
Public Accounts Committee Commons 2005-06
International Development Committee Commons 2001-02
Scottish Affairs Committee Commons 2001-05

Political interests

Transport, agriculture, fishing industry, criminal justice, energy

Countries of interest

Burma, Palestine/Israel, Uzbekistan

General Election 2010 General Election - Orkney and Shetland

Name Party Votes Share Change
Carmichael, Alistair LD 11989 61.97% 10.5%
Cooper, Mark Lab 2061 10.65% -3.5%
Mowat, John SNP 2042 10.56% 0.2%
Nairn, Frank Con 2032 10.50% -2.8%
Smith, Robert UKIP 1222 6.32% 3.9%
Majority 9928 51.32%
Turnout 19346 58.47%
Electorate 33085
Result LD Hold

See Briefing Papers General Election 2010 for detailed results.