Wendy Chamberlain is the Liberal Democrat MP for North East Fife.
Wendy joined John Smith Centre Director Kezia Dugdale to discuss her background and entry into politics, her election as an MP for the first time in December 2019 and her work on the Scottish Affairs Select Committee.
This online event was recorded on 25 August 2020. RUN TIME: 1hr 2 mins
About Wendy Chamberlain MP
Originally from Greenock, Wendy has lived in Fife since 2003 with her family.
Following her degree from Edinburgh University, Wendy joined Lothian and Borders Police in 1999, serving for 12 years as a Police officer. During this period she also worked part-time as a Communications Lecturer for the then Lauder College (now Fife College). She then worked at MoD Caledonia, Rosyth, as the Scottish Regional Employment and Training Manager on their military resettlement contract, supporting service veterans into positive employment outcomes before moving to work as a Capability Manager for Diageo. She became the first female Board Member of the Camanachd Association (the governing body for the amateur sport of shinty) in 2017.
She was elected to Parliament for the constituency of North East Fife in the 2019 General Election. Wendy is the Liberal Democrat spokesperson for Political and Constitutional Reform, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland and International Development. She is also a member of the Scottish Affairs Select Committee.