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Wendy Chamberlain

Liberal Democrat - North East Fife

Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Wales)

(since January 2020)

Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Scotland)

(since January 2020)

Liberal Democrat Chief Whip

(since September 2020)

Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Work and Pensions)

(since September 2020)

Select Committee Meeting
Wednesday 21st April 2021
09:30
Select Committee Meeting
Thursday 22nd April 2021
11:00
Scottish Affairs Committee - Oral evidence
Subject: Fisheries and Scotland
22 Apr 2021, 11 a.m.
At 11.30am: Oral evidence
Donna Fordyce - Chief Executive at Seafood Scotland
Elspeth Macdonald - Chief Executive at Scottish Fisherman's Federation
Hamish MacDonell - Director of Strategic Engagement at Scottish Salmon Producers Organisation
At 12.30pm: Oral evidence
David Duguid MP - Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at Scotland Office
Nick Leake - Deputy Director and Head of Policy Division at Scotland Office
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Department Event
Wednesday 28th April 2021
Scotland Office
Oral questions - Main Chamber
28 Apr 2021, 11:30 a.m.
Scotland
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Division Votes
Thursday 15th April 2021
Domestic Abuse Bill
voted No - in line with the party majority
One of 11 Liberal Democrat No votes vs 0 Liberal Democrat Aye votes
Tally: Ayes - 361 Noes - 218
Speeches
Wednesday 24th March 2021
Covid-19: Hospitality Industry

For about half of the past 12 months, the brilliant hospitality industry in North East Fife has been forced to …

Written Answers
Monday 22nd March 2021
Asylum: Temporary Accommodation
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps she plans to take in response to the …
Early Day Motions
Tuesday 19th January 2021
Covid-19 support from Leuchars Station personnel
That this House acknowledges the contribution to the communities of Fife by the soldiers stationed at Leuchars during the covid-19 …
Bills
Wednesday 16th September 2020
Overseas Development Assistance Committee Bill 2019-21
A Bill to require a Minister to move a motion in the House of Commons seeking to establish a select …
MP Financial Interests
Monday 10th February 2020
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: National Liberal Club
Address of donor: 1 Whitehall Place, London SW1A 2HE
Amount of donation or nature …
EDM signed
Thursday 15th April 2021
A public scientific hearing on animal experiments
That this House notes the science-based campaign, For Life On Earth, with its Beagle ambassador, rescued ex-laboratory dog Scarlet; congratulates …
Supported Legislation
Tuesday 3rd March 2020
School Toilets (Access During Lessons) Bill 2019-21
A Bill to require the Secretary of State to publish guidance for state-funded schools on allowing pupil access to toilets …

Division Voting information

During the current Parliamentary Session, Wendy Chamberlain has voted in 221 divisions, and never against the majority of their Party.

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Debate information

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Sparring Partners
Jim Shannon (Democratic Unionist Party) Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Human Rights) (14 debate interactions) View debates with Jim Shannon Dominic Raab (Conservative) Foreign Secretary and First Secretary of State (10 debate interactions) View debates with Dominic Raab Michael Gove (Conservative) Minister for the Cabinet Office and Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster (9 debate interactions) View debates with Michael Gove View All MP Sparring Partners

Significant North East Fife Petitions

Current Signatures Final Signatures Title Petition Deadline
113,401
Petition Closed

Increase Number of Guests Permitted at Weddings, according to Venue Capacity

Gov Responded - 11 Sep 2020 Debated on - 9 Nov 2020 View Wendy Chamberlain's petition debate contributions
4 Feb 2021
closed 2 months, 1 week ago

Weddings take months and even years of intricate planning. Myself and many others believe the maximum number of guests authorised at wedding ceremonies should be increased. The number of guests permitted at weddings should be calculated according to venue capacity.

146,187
Petition Closed

Let Us Dance - Support nightclubs, dance music events and festivals

Gov Responded - 14 Oct 2020 Debated on - 9 Nov 2020 View Wendy Chamberlain's petition debate contributions
30 Jan 2021
closed 2 months, 2 weeks ago

Extend funding to nightclubs, dance music events and festivals as part of the £1.57bn support package announced by the government for Britain's arts and culture sector to survive the hit from the pandemic. #LetUSDance


Most recent EDMs signed by Wendy Chamberlain

Date Tabled Title Signatures
4 Mar 2020
Wendy Chamberlain signed this EDM on Thursday 15th April 2021

A public scientific hearing on animal experiments

Tabled by: Lisa Cameron (Scottish National Party - East Kilbride, Strathaven and Lesmahagow)
That this House notes the science-based campaign, For Life On Earth, with its Beagle ambassador, rescued ex-laboratory dog Scarlet; congratulates Scarlet on winning the Animal Hero, Inspirational Animal of the Year Award 2018; further notes that the latest Home Office figures show that the numbers of dogs used in UK …
64 signatures
(Most recent: 15 Apr 2021)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 31
Labour: 16
Liberal Democrat: 8
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Alba Party: 2
Plaid Cymru: 2
Independent: 1
Green Party: 1
14 Jan 2021
Wendy Chamberlain signed this EDM on Friday 26th March 2021

Access to cash during the covid-19 outbreak

Tabled by: Jamie Stone (Liberal Democrat - Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross)
That this House commends the LINK commitment to replace all free-to-use ATMs within their network during the covid-19 pandemic; in addition acknowledges that cuts to the interchange fee have led to the closure of thousands of free-to-use ATMs; notes that this has affected rural communities most profoundly as alternative sources …
27 signatures
(Most recent: 26 Mar 2021)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 7
Liberal Democrat: 6
Labour: 6
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 3
Green Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
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Commons initiatives

1 Urgent Question tabled by Wendy Chamberlain

Date Forum Title
18 Jun 2020 Commons Chamber DFID-FCO Merger

Wendy Chamberlain has not been granted any Adjournment Debates in the current sitting

2 Bills introduced by Wendy Chamberlain


A Bill to require a Minister to move a motion in the House of Commons seeking to establish a select committee to monitor Overseas Development Assistance expenditure by government departments.


Last Event - 1st Reading (Commons)
Wednesday 16th September 2020

A Bill to require the Secretary of State to report on the use of official development assistance to increase the availability of women’s sanitary products; and for connected purposes.


Last Event - 1st Reading (Commons)
Wednesday 4th March 2020

161 Written Questions

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