Douglas Chapman

Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Defence Procurement & Nuclear Disarmament)

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Dunfermline and West Fife Scottish National Party

Douglas Chapman’s voting in Parliament

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Last updated: 12 Sep 2018

Recent appearances

  • Beauty and the Built Environment — [Ms Nadine Dorries in the Chair] 30 Oct 2018

    It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Ms Dorries, and I thank the right hon. Member for South Holland and The Deepings (Mr Hayes) for bringing this important debate to the Chamber. I reacted to some of the points he made with great empathy and understanding, and I appreciate his approach. When I first looked at the Order Paper, and thought about the legislation and the planning...
  • Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Children: Maintenance 30 Oct 2018

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, pursuant to the Answer of 1 May 2018 to Questions 137165 and 137166 on Children: Maintenance, if he will publish the figures for (a) Dunfermline and West Fife, (b) Glenrothes and (c) North East Fife constituency.
  • Edinburgh Airport: Flight Paths 29 Oct 2018

    We all know the strengths and relative strengths of Edinburgh airport and what it gives to our local economy, but there is nevertheless a disconnect in the consultation process with regard to communities such as Inverkeithing and North Queensferry and other areas that other Members have mentioned. Surely, we, as communities, should be partners in the future of Edinburgh airport and its...

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Scottish National Party MP for Dunfermline and West Fife

Entered the House of Commons on 8 May 2015 — General election

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Topics of interest

Douglas Chapman campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Ministry of Defence
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office
  • Department for Work and Pensions
  • Scotland Office
  • Department for International Trade
  • Joint Strike Fighter Aircraft
  • Dover House
  • European Fighter Aircraft
  • Maritime Patrol Aircraft
  • Aircraft Carriers

Currently held offices

  • Member, Public Accounts Committee (since 9 Jul 2018)
  • Member, Public Accounts Commission (since 9 Jul 2018)
  • Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Defence Procurement & Nuclear Disarmament) (since 1 Jul 2018)
  • Member, Regulatory Reform Committee (since 6 Nov 2017)
  • Member, Committee on Privileges (since 26 Oct 2017)
  • Member, Committee on Standards (since 26 Oct 2017)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, European Scrutiny Committee (30 Oct 2017 to 9 Jul 2018)
  • Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Defence Procurement) (20 Jun 2017 to 1 Jul 2018)
  • Member, Committees on Arms Export Controls (formerly Quadripartite Committee) (10 Feb 2016 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Defence Sub-Committee (8 Sep 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Defence Committee (6 Jul 2015 to 3 May 2017)

Previous MPs in this constituency

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  • Has spoken in 28 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs. See all Douglas Chapman’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 60 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 66.80% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 0 annotations on this MP’s speeches — below average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 52 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 29 Oct 2018.

3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Exxon Mobil Chemical Ltd
Address of donor: Beverkae House, Mossmorran, Cowdenbeath KY4 8EP

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: Two tickets to a Burns' Supper with a total value of £351.82

Date received: 26 January 2018

Date accepted: 26 January 2018

Donor status: company, registration 1589650

(Registered 19 March 2018)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Diplocat (Public Diplomacy Council of Catalonia)
Address of donor: Casa de les Punxes, Avenue Diagonal, 420 2n 1 a, 08037 Barcelona

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): accommodation with an estimated value of £678, and flights with an estimated value of £328; total £1,006

Destination of visit: Barcelona

Dates of visit: 28 September - 2 October 2017

Purpose of visit: To oversee referendum vote as part of an international delegation which included members of the APPG on Catalonia.

(Registered 31 October 2017)

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