Rt Hon Alistair Carmichael MP

Orkney and Shetland
Mr Carmichael
Liberal Democrat

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Rt Hon Alistair Carmichael MP

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Electoral history

Constituency Date
Member for Orkney and Shetland May 2015 -
Member for Orkney and Shetland Jun 2001 - Mar 2015
Contested for Paisley South Jun 1987

Parliamentary career

Post Date
Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Home Affairs) Jul 2015 -
Secretary of State for Scotland Oct 2013 - May 2015
Comptroller (HM Household) (Deputy Chief Whip, House of Commons) May 2010 - Oct 2013
Shadow Secretary of State for Scotland Jun 2008 - Apr 2010
Shadow Secretary of State for Northern Ireland Oct 2007 - May 2010
Shadow Secretary of State for Transport Mar 2006 - Oct 2007
Shadow Spokesperson (Home Affairs) May 2005 - Mar 2006
Shadow Spokesperson (Energy and Climate Change) May 2001 - May 2005

Select committees

Committee House Date
Committee on Exiting the European Union Oct 2016 -
Energy and Climate Change Committee Jul 2015 - Oct 2016
Members' Allowances Feb 2009 - May 2010
Draft Constitutional Renewal Bill (Joint Committee) May 2008 - Jul 2008
Consolidation etc. Bills (Joint Committee) Mar 2008 - May 2010
Scottish Affairs Committee Jan 2008 - May 2010
Public Accounts Committee Jul 2005 - May 2006
International Development Committee Nov 2001 - Feb 2002
Scottish Affairs Committee Jul 2001 - Jul 2005

Political Interests

Transport, agriculture, fishing industry, criminal justice, energy

Countries of interest

Burma, Palestine/Israel, Uzbekistan