Wendy Chamberlain

Candidate for North East Fife

Wendy Chamberlain

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 2019 and is running to keep the seat in the 2024 election. Wendy is the deputy leader of the Scottish Liberal Democrats. Prior to the election being called she was the Liberal Democrat Chief Whip and spokesperson for Work and Pensions, and a member of the Scottish Affairs Select Committee. 

During her time in Parliament Wendy passed the Carers Leave Act, and was highly involved in the campaign to End the Need for Foodbanks, standing up for Afghan Women and Girls, and promoting the golfing and Scotch Whisky industries. She has led cross party efforts to combat sleaze in Parliament and make it a safe and welcome working environment.

For media enquiries: media@scotlibdems.org.uk

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