Douglas Chapman

Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Small Business, Enterprise and Innovation)

Scottish National Party MP for Dunfermline and West Fife

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Douglas Chapman’s voting in Parliament

Douglas Chapman is a Scottish National Party MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Scottish National Party MPs.

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Last updated: 20 Jul 2020. Please share these votes responsibly.

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Douglas Chapman has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

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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
  • Department for Work and Pensions
  • Department for Business
  • Energy and Industrial Strategy
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office
  • Treasury
  • Joint Strike Fighter Aircraft
  • Children: Maintenance
  • Dover House
  • HMS Queen Elizabeth
  • European Fighter Aircraft

Currently held offices

  • Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Small Business, Enterprise and Innovation) (since 7 Jan 2020)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Public Accounts Committee (9 Jul 2018 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Public Accounts Commission (9 Jul 2018 to 18 Mar 2020)
  • Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Defence Procurement & Nuclear Disarmament) (1 Jul 2018 to 7 Jan 2020)
  • Member, Regulatory Reform Committee (6 Nov 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, European Scrutiny Committee (30 Oct 2017 to 9 Jul 2018)
  • Member, Committee of Privileges (26 Oct 2017 to 14 Jan 2019)
  • Member, Committee on Standards (26 Oct 2017 to 14 Jan 2019)
  • Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Defence Procurement) (20 Jun 2017 to 1 Jul 2018)
  • Member, Committees on Arms Export Controls (10 Feb 2016 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Committees on Arms Export Controls (10 Feb 2016 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Committees on Arms Export Controls (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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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 20 Jul 2020.

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