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Alistair Carmichael

Leeberal Democrat Spokesperson for Hame Affairs
In office
29 July 2015 – 28 October 2016
LeaderTim Farron
Precedit biLynne Featherstone
Succeedit biBrian Paddick, Baron Paddick
Deputy Leader o Scots Leeberal Democrats
Assumed office
23 September 2012
LeaderWillie Rennie
Precedit biJo Swinson
Secretar o State for Scotland
In office
7 October 2013 – 8 Mey 2015
Prime MeenisterDavid Cameron
Precedit biMichael Moore
Succeedit biDavid Mundell
Govrenment Deputy Chief Whip o the Hoose o Commons
Comptroller o the Hoosehauld
In office
11 Mey 2010 – 7 October 2013
Prime MeenisterDavid Cameron
Precedit biJohn Spellar
Succeedit biDon Foster
Leeberal Democrat Northren Ireland an Scotland Spokesman
In office
October 2008 – 11 Mey 2010
LeaderNick Clegg
Precedit biMichael Moore
Succeedit biPoseetion abolished
In office
Julie 2007 – Mairch 2008
LeaderMenzies Campbell
Precedit biLembit Öpik (Northren Ireland)
Jo Swinson (Scotland)
Succeedit biMichael Moore
Member o Pairlament
for Orkney an Shetland
Assumed office
7 Juin 2001
Precedit biJim Wallace
Majority4,563 (19.6%)
Personal details
Born (1965-07-15) 15 Julie 1965 (age 58)
Islay, Scotland
Poleetical pairtyLeeberal Democrats
Spoose(s)Kate Carmichael
BairnsTwa sons
Alma materVarsity o Aiberdeen
ReligionKirk o Scotland
WabsteidOfficial website

Alexander Morrison "Alistair" Carmichael PC [1] (born 15 Julie 1965) is a Leeberal Democrat politeecian an the Member o Parliament (MP) for the Scots seat o Orkney an Shetland (syne the 2001 general election).


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  1. Full name is given as "CARMICHAEL, Alexander Morrison, commonly known as Alistair Carmichael" in the returning officer's 2010 general election declaration Archived 2019-01-17 at the Wayback Machine