Wendy Chamberlain

Liberal Democrat Chief Whip

Liberal Democrat MP for North East Fife

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Wendy Chamberlain’s voting in Parliament

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Liberal Democrat MP for North East Fife

Entered the House of Commons on 13 December 2019 — General election

Expenses

Topics of interest

  • Department for Work and Pensions
  • Home Office
  • Department of Health and Social Care
  • Department for International Development
  • Foreign
  • Commonwealth and Development Office
  • Coronavirus: Vaccination
  • Universal Credit
  • Pension Credit
  • Whisky: Scotland
  • Homes for Ukraine Scheme: Children

Currently held offices

  • Member, Carer’s Leave Bill Committee (since 2 Nov 2022)
  • Member, Speaker's Conference Committee (since 19 Oct 2022)
  • Member, Public Order Bill Committee (since 25 May 2022)
  • Liberal Democrat Chief Whip (since 7 Sep 2020)
  • Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Work and Pensions) (since 7 Sep 2020)
  • Member, Scottish Affairs Committee (since 4 May 2020)

Other offices held in the past

  • Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (International Development) (6 Jan 2020 to 7 Sep 2020)
  • Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Northern Ireland) (6 Jan 2020 to 7 Sep 2020)
  • Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Wales) (6 Jan 2020 to 10 Jul 2022)
  • Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Scotland) (6 Jan 2020 to 10 Jul 2022)
  • Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Cabinet Office) (6 Jan 2020 to 7 Sep 2020)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 28 Nov 2022.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments from Ipsos MORI, 3 Thomas More Square, London E1W 1YW, for surveys. All fees paid direct to local charities:
17 December 2020, payment of £200. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 22 December 2021)
30 July 2021, payment of £250. Hours: 1 hr 20 mins. (Registered 22 December 2021)
20 August 2020, payment of £250. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 27 January 2022)
January 2020, payment of £50. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 28 January 2022)
6 March 2020, payment of £200. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 28 January 2022)
24 June 2021, payment of £110 from YouGov, 50 Featherstone Street, London EC1Y 8RT, for a survey. Hours: 30 mins. Fee paid direct to local charity. (Registered 14 January 2022)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Centre for Turkish Studies and Development
Address of donor: 239-241 Kennington Lane, London SE11 5QU

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Two tickets, used by two staff members, to the British Kebab Awards hosted by the Centre for Turkish Studies, total value £500

Date received: 1 March 2022

Date accepted: 1 March 2022

Donor status: company, registration 07512777

(Registered 09 March 2022)
Name of donor: R&A Championships Ltd
Address of donor: Beach House, Golf Place, St Andrews KY16 9JA

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Attended, with a guest, the final day of the Golf Open Championship at St Andrews with lunch included, value £750

Date received: 17 July 2022

Date accepted: 17 July 2022

Donor status: company, registration SC247047

(Registered 29 July 2022)
Name of donor: St Andrews Links Ltd
Address of donor: Pilmour House, St Andrews, Fife KY16 9SF

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: As a Director of the Links Trust I received two tickets to the 2022 Open Championship (£1,220) including car parking for three days (£60) and one lunch (£200), total value £1,480

Date received: 10-17 July 2022

Date accepted: 10 July 2022

Donor status: company, registration SC141590

(Registered 15 August 2022)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: RESULTS UK
Address of donor: 31-33 Bondway, London SW8 1SJ

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights £1,509.99; accommodation £777.92; food £235.71; taxis £143.36; misc: (Covid tests, tour of DC, etc) £110; total value £2,776.98

Destination of visit: Washington, D.C.

Dates of visit: 19-23 April 2022

Purpose of visit: To attend the replenishment conference of the Global Financing Facility at the Canadian Embassy and a series of meetings with World Bank leadership and CSO groups on the margins of the World Bank Spring Meetings.

(Registered 04 May 2022)
8. Miscellaneous
From my election to Parliament on 13 December 2019, unremunerated trustee of the Links Trust, St Andrews, which manages the golf courses owned by the public around the town. As a trustee I receive a card entitling me to 25% discount in the golf course shops or restaurants. (Registered 17 January 2020)

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