Alistair Carmcihael was elected to Parliament as the MP for Orkney and Shetland in 2001.
After the recent coalition agreement between the LIberal Democrats and the Conservatives, he was appointed as Deputy Government Chief Whip.
In 2012, Alistair was also appointed as the deputy leader of the Scottish Liberal Democrats.
Mr Moore was replaced as Scottish Secretary by fellow Lib Dem Alistair Carmichael, who was the party's chief whip, as the Government began its long-expected reshuffle.
The Lib Dem leader told Mr Moore he was going to be axed on Friday, Mr Clegg's letter revealed.
In a reply to Nick Clegg's letter, Michael Moore says that he is pleased to have had the opportunity to be part of the Cabinet and is pleased for Alistair Carmichael:
The Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has thanked Michael Moore for the "vital role" he played during his time as Secretary of State for Scotland.
In a letter to the Borders MP, the leader of the Liberal Democrats said that it was now time to "draw on different experiences":
The Scottish Secretary of State for Scotland, Michael Moore, has been replaced by Liberal Democrat's chief whip Alistair Carmichael in a Cabinet re-shuffle.
Mr Moore was elected as Berwickshire, Selkirk and Roxburgh MP in 1995, and was appointed Secretary of State for Scotland in May 2010.
Scottish Secretary Michael Moore said that in 12 months people will make a choice that "will affect our nation's future forever".
The Secretary State for Scotland, Michael Moore, is working as an apprentice in the Borders, as part of a campaign to encourage more businesses to run apprenticeships.
The Borders MP is spending time at Mainetti, a company based in Jedburgh who produce coat hangers.
He believes that the creation of apprenticeships will help tackle youth unemployment in the Borders.
Local MP Michael Moore has welcomed statistics released today which show a drop in the number of people claiming Job Seeker’s Allowance in the Borders.
Figures show that in July the number of people claiming Job Seeker’s Allowance in the Borders was 1,715, compared to 1,754 in June, a drop of 39.