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Michael Moore said BAE made it clear that the Govan shipyard was the best place to make ships for the United Kingdom. "This is an industrial decision that is of course a very politically sensitive one, and I fully feel for the hundreds o... Continue to article
Charles Kennedy said he was surprised when he heard Michael Moore was replaced by Alistair Carmichael in the Cabinet reshuffle. "I think if you look at the changes, I was very surprised - and this is no reflection on Alistair Carmichael ... Continue to article
Alistair Carmichael said David Cameron should not debate Alex Salmond on Scottish independence. "I’m quite happy to face Alex Salmond or Nicola Sturgeon or John Swiney or anyone else who wants to debate. No, I don’t [think David Cameron ... Continue to article
Conservatives Sajid Javid moves up to Financial Secretary to the Treasury, Nicky Morgan becomes Economic Secretary. Greg Clark replaces Chloe Smith as Constitutional Reform Minister. Greg Hands becomes deputy chief whip, repla... Continue to article
Michael Moore admitted he was “disappointed” to have been sacked as Scotland Secretary. “I’m disappointed to be leaving office right now, but I’m very pleased at what I’ve been able to achieve in the last couple of years, particularly th... Continue to article
Scottish Liberal Democrats press release Speaking on the appointment of Alistair Carmichael as Secretary ofWillie Rennie State for Scotland, Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie MSP said: “Michael Moore is leaving on a high ... Continue to article
Dear Nick Thank you for your letter. I am grateful to have had the opportunity to be part of the cabinet. Putting Liberal Democrat policies into practice in government has been our party's ambition for a very long time and I have valu... Continue to article
Michael Moore denied the Liberal Democrats had been complacent about their electoral prospects at this year’s conference. “Far from it. I think we’ve had a pretty candid look at ourselves and I think we’ve also been pretty frank with the... Continue to article
The Secretary of State for Scotland has called the Scottish referendum “the most important political decision of our lifetime.” In his speech to mark one year before the independence vote at the Liberal Democrat conference in Glasgow, Mi... Continue to article
Secretary of State for Scotland, Michael Moore, will use his Liberal Democrat conference speech to mark a year to go to the historic independence referendum. He will address the role of identity in the referendum campaign and he will con... Continue to article
Michael Moore stressed that the 'No' campaign were not taking votes for granted in the Scottish independence referendum. "I certainly think that this argument is only just beginning, I’m encouraged by the way people are responding to the... Continue to article
Michael Moore said the Liberal Democrats will approach coaltion negotiations at the next general election in the same way as in 2010. “We will approach this in exactly the same way as we have always done, whether it was coalitions here ... Continue to article
Prime minister David Cameron meets with the NATO secretary general Anders Fogh Rasmussen and New Zealand prime minister John Key Leader of the Liberal Democrats Nick Clegg (14.50) and Scottish secretary Michael Moore (10.30) speak at the... Continue to article
Labour must "fight for Scotland" and apologise for past mistakes, the leader of the Scottish Labour Party will say today. In a speech to the party's Scottish Conference, Johann Lamont will say Labour "got the kind of beating we deserved" at the last elections, and will urge supporters to "re-build" the party. The Liberal Democrats are also holding their Scottish conference this weekend, with Scottish Secretary Michael Moore expected to tell his party that Scotland should be allowed to decide its future in "500 days after the independence consultations close rather than the 1,000 day plan announced by the SNP at its consultation launch".
Scottish secretary Michael Moore has quit as deputy leader of the Scottish Liberal democrats after seven years. He said he was leaving the role due to the pressures of being a cabinet minister.
Three more Lib Dem MPs have been secretly recorded by The Daily Telegraph criticising Coalition policies. Ed Davey and Steve Webb criticised child benefit cuts. Michael Moore said he did not want to work with Liam Fox for long.
Scottish Secretary Michael Moore has unveiled dramatic new plans to fast-track the Scottish independence referendum to 2013.
Mr Moore today released a referendum timetable that he said meets all legal requirements and will allow Scots to vote on independence in September 2013, a year earlier than the Scottish Government proposes.
He said: "No one has yet explained to me why the people of Scotland should have to wait nearly three years to make the most important decision we will ever make. It is not in the interests of the Scottish people to buildup uncertainty and make them wait.
"The timetable I have produced today shows there is no good reason for the Scottish Government’s go slow approach. We can follow all theproper procedures and parliamentary processes and still have a referendum in September 2013."
The Scottish National Party has hit out at Scottish Secretary Michael Moore after he said a successful referendum on the country's independence would require a second UK-wide poll.
A spokesman for First Minister Alex Salmond accused Mr Moore of "wittering and irrelevant nonsense".
06/11/2013 on Newsnight, BBC Two
13/10/2013 on Murnaghan, Sky News
13/10/2013 on Sunday Politics, BBC One
07/10/2013 on BBC News
18/09/2013 on BBC News
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