Rt Hon Alistair Carmichael MP

Alistair has been the MP for Orkney and Shetland since 2001 and is Chief Whip for the Liberal Democrat Party as well as the party’s spokesperson on Northern Ireland. He has previously served as Secretary of State for Scotland. Born in Islay, Scotland, he graduated from the University of Aberdeen and, before becoming an MP, he worked as a solicitor. His particular political interests include agriculture, the fishing industry, energy and criminal justice and he has a particular interest in Palestine. Alistair serves as Chair of the All Party Parliamentary British-Qatar Group.

Alistair was part of a Caabu delegation to Palestine in September 2017.

He Tweets @amcarmichaelmp.