Mr Alistair Carmichael

The Rt Hon Mr Alistair Carmichael is the Liberal Democrat MP for Orkney and Shetland, and has been an MP continually since 7 June 2001. He currently undertakes the roles of Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Home Affairs), Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Northern Ireland), and Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Justice).

Registered Interests

The Register of Members’ Financial Interests is updated fortnightly online when the House is sitting, and less frequently at other times. Interests remain in the Register for twelve months after the interest has ended.

The interests set out below are those included in the most recently published version of the Register. All versions of the Register can be found here.

1. Employment and earnings

  • From 12 May 2021 until further notice, member of the Advisory Board of the House Magazine, Dods Group Ltd, 11th Floor, The Shard, 32 London Bridge St, London SE1 9SG. I receive £150 for each meeting attended. (Registered 22 September 2021)
    • 30 January 2024, received £1,650 for attending eleven meetings. Hours: 11 hrs. (Registered 6 February 2024)

6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year

  • From 10 November 2021, farmland including farm buildings and one dwelling house let as holiday accommodation, on Islay, Argyll. All managed through Coillabus Farms, with any income being paid to my parents: (i) and (ii). (Registered 16 November 2021)

7. (i) Shareholdings: over 15% of issued share capital

  • From 24 October 2021, a partner in Coillabus Farms, a firm which manages two farms and the letting of self-catering holiday accommodation on Islay. (Registered 16 November 2021)

8. Miscellaneous

  • From 22 September 2017, unremunerated Director of the Council for Arab-British Understanding. (Registered 12 October 2017)
  • From 24 October 2021, an unpaid partner in Coillabus Farms. (Registered 16 November 2021)