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: 13 Jun 2018

Recent appearances

  • Russia and the Council of Europe — [Mr George Howarth in the Chair] 18 Jul 2018

    It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Howarth. I start by putting a few things that have happened in the past 48 hours in context, regarding President Trump’s visit and discussions with President Putin. I thought the whole point of playing golf on a quiet Scottish golf course was to clear the mind and think about other things, but President Trump has left us in a much...
  • Foreign Affairs Committee 12 Jul 2018

    I thank the hon. Gentleman for the Committee’s report. He mentioned our exit from the EU, so I wondered how he sees our ability to support long-term security in the western Balkans diminishing. What measures could be taken to help mitigate that loss of influence in this geopolitically important region? Separately, what steps should the Government be taking to give UK business the...
  • Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: RAF Lossiemouth: Air Traffic Control 12 Jul 2018

    To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what the timetable is for the implementation of the air traffic control radar mitigation scheme at RAF Lossiemouth in relation to consented but unbuilt onshore wind farms.

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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
  • Scotland Office
  • Department for International Trade
  • Department for Business
  • Energy and Industrial Strategy
  • 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)

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Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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  • Has spoken in 27 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs. See all Douglas Chapman’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 73 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 73.21% 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") 49 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 Jul 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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