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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 Committees
Scottish Affairs Committee (since May 2020)


Debate information

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Significant North East Fife Petitions

Current Signatures Final Signatures Title Petition Deadline
112,980
c. 551 added daily
122,600
(Estimated)

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

Sign this petition Gov Responded - 11 Sep 2020 Debated on - 9 Nov 2020 View Wendy Chamberlain's petition debate contributions
4 Feb 2021
closes in 2 weeks, 3 days

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.

146,112
c. 830 added daily
156,452
(Estimated)

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

Sign this petition Gov Responded - 14 Oct 2020 Debated on - 9 Nov 2020 View Wendy Chamberlain's petition debate contributions
30 Jan 2021
closes in 1 week, 5 days

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
1 Oct 2020
Wendy Chamberlain signed this EDM on Monday 5th October 2020

Problem drug use

Tabled by: Tommy Sheppard (Scottish National Party - Edinburgh East)
That this House is appalled by the number of people dying from drug related deaths in the UK; welcomes the reports of the Scottish Affairs and Health Select Committees following their separate inquiries; supports the presentation of the Problem Drug Use Bill; notes that its implementation would ensure the drugs …
28 signatures
(Most recent: 8 Oct 2020)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 16
Plaid Cymru: 3
Labour: 3
Conservative: 2
Independent: 1
Green Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
2 Jul 2020
Wendy Chamberlain signed this EDM on Wednesday 30th September 2020

Assessing the feasibility of citizens’ basic income pilots in Scotland

Tabled by: Ronnie Cowan (Scottish National Party - Inverclyde)
That this House notes the recent publication of the report entitled Assessing the Feasibility of Citizens’ Basic Income Pilots in Scotland which presents comprehensive and detailed research into the feasibility of a citizens’ basic income pilot in Scotland; further notes that it has been developed by a successful collaboration of …
44 signatures
(Most recent: 30 Sep 2020)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 33
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 2
Labour: 2
Liberal Democrat: 2
Alliance: 1
Green Party: 1
View All Wendy Chamberlain's signed Early Day Motions

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: House of Commons
Wednesday 16th September 2020
Next Event - 2nd reading: House of Commons
Date TBA
Order Paper number: 17
(Unlikely to be Debated - would require unanimous consent to progress)

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: House of Commons
Wednesday 4th March 2020
Next Event - 2nd reading: House of Commons
Date TBA
Order Paper number: 16
(Unlikely to be Debated - would require unanimous consent to progress)

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