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Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs)

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Peter Chapman

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

MSP for North East Scotland (Region) 2016 - present day

About Peter Chapman

Contact details

Contact online

Twitter: @peterchapmanmsp

Facebook: Peter's facebook

Contact at the Scottish Parliament

The Scottish Parliament
Edinburgh
EH99 1SP

Phone: 0131 348 6150
Text relay calls welcome.

Contact at their Constituency

80 Rosemount Place
Aberdeen
AB25 2XN

Phone: 01224 644 432
Text relay calls welcome.

Committees

Peter is a member of 2 committees

Cross-party groups

Peter is a member of 2 cross-party groups

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Food

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Rural Policy

Member

Parliamentary and Government Roles

Peter does not have any parliamentary or government roles

Party Roles

Peter has 2 party roles

Deputy Party Spokesperson on Europe and External Relations

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Deputy Party Spokesperson on International Development

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Previous roles

Peter has had 6 previous roles

Previous roles in cross-party groups are not included in this list.

18 February 2020 - 11 August 2020

Deputy Party Spokesperson on Tourism

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

18 February 2020 - 11 August 2020

Deputy Party Spokesperson on Rural Economy

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

03 September 2019 - 18 February 2020

Party Spokesperson on Rural Economy

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

19 May 2016 - 16 May 2018

Party Spokesperson on Telecommunications

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

19 May 2016 - 16 May 2018

Party Spokesperson on Rural Economy

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

28 June 2016 - 29 June 2017

Environment Climate Change and Land Reform Committee

Substitute Member

Register of interests

Peter's register of interests

MSPs must provide details of their financial interests in the Register of Interests. They make an initial statement on becoming or being returned as an MSP. This is then updated with any changes they provide.

Here is the register for Peter Chapman. The date of their initial statement was 30 May 2016.

Remuneration and related undertaking

I am a partner of Peter Chapman and Co. (of South Redbog, Strichen, Fraserburgh, AB43 6RP), a farming partnership. I receive remuneration in the form of utilities for my home, which are paid by the partnership to a value of between £5,001 and £10,000 per annum. I also receive interest payments on my stake in the partnership of between £5,001 and £10,000 per annum. I expect to spend 2 days per month in this role. [Amended interest 05 September 2016]

I am a director of Chapmans Chickens Ltd. (of South Redbog, Strichen, Fraserburgh, AB43 6RP), a poultry rearing company. Until 3 July 2016 I received £25,000 per annum and spent 2 days per month in this role. I no longer receive remuneration or spend any time in this role. [Amended interest 05 September 2016, Amended interest 17 April 2018]

Until 9 August 2016 I was a director of Aberdeen and Northern Marts (of Thainstone Centre, Inverurie, AB51 5XZ), a livestock auction mart. I received the equivalent of £3,000 per annum and spent 2 days per month in this role. [Amended interest 05 September 2016]

Gifts

No registrable interests

Overseas visits

No registrable interests

Controlled transactions

No registrable interests

Heritable property

[Ceased interest removed from entry: 05 September 2017]

[Ceased interest removed from entry: 05 September 2017]

[Ceased interest removed from entry: 05 September 2017]

[Ceased interest removed from entry: 05 September 2017]

Interest in shares

[Ceased interest removed from entry: 17 March 2020]

[Ceased interest removed from entry: 05 September 2017]

I own 50,000 £1 ordinary shares in Aberdeen and Northern Marts Group, an auction business involved in the auctioning of livestock and agricultural machinery, with a value of £50,000. [Registered interest 17 April 2018]

Voluntary

I am a member of NFU Scotland.

I own 10 £1 shares in Chapman's Chickens, a poultry rearing company of Aberdeenshire. [Registered 05 September 2016]

Recent Activity

What was said

What Peter Chapman has said in Parliament

These are the official transcripts of what was said by this MSP in the chamber and at committee meetings. You'll find the topic discussed and how many times this MSP has contributed to the discussion.

Chamber meeting date: 21 January 2021

Dogs (Protection of Livestock) (Amendment) (Scotland) Bill: Stage 1

Peter Chapman (North East Scotland) (Con): "I welcome the opportunity to close the debate for the Scottish Conservatives. I remind members of my entry in the register of members’ interests, which shows that I am a partner in a farming business…

Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee meeting date: 20 January 2021

Climate Change Plan

Peter Chapman (North East Scotland) (Con): "I am a member of a farming partnership in the north-east of Scotland."

Chamber meeting date: 14 January 2021

Managing Scotland’s Fisheries

Peter Chapman (North East Scotland) (Con): "Thank you, Presiding Officer. In his statement, the cabinet secretary made much of helping the industry to make the fishing agreement as good as possible for our fishermen…

Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee meeting date: 13 January 2021

Rail Services

Peter Chapman (North East Scotland) (Con): "Good morning, panel. I, too, will say something about the desperately sad accident just south of Stonehaven, which was very much on my patch. That was an absolute disaster that involved loss of life…

Chamber meeting date: 23 December 2020

Brexit

Peter Chapman (North East Scotland) (Con): "In his statement, the cabinet secretary made much of the fact that, with days to go until the end of the transition period, no deal has been done. I am likewise anxious that we still have no deal…

Votes

How Peter Chapman has voted in Parliament

Find out how Peter Chapman has voted recently.

Motion ref. S5M-23803

Post-mortem Examinations (Defence Time Limit) (Scotland) Bill

Submitted by: Gil Paterson, Clydebank and Milngavie, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Wednesday, December 23, 2020

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Tuesday, January 26, 2021

Result 26 for, 90 against, 1 abstained, 12 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S5M-23917

Culpable Homicide (Scotland) Bill

Submitted by: Claire Baker, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour. Date lodged: Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, January 21, 2021

Result 26 for, 89 against, 0 abstained, 14 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S5M-23911

Approval of SSI

Submitted by: Graeme Dey, Angus South, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Result 96 for, 5 against, 18 abstained, 10 no vote

MSP abstained

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S5M-23903

Approval of SSI

Submitted by: Graeme Dey, Angus South, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Result 100 for, 1 against, 21 abstained, 7 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S5M-23910

Approval of SSI

Submitted by: Graeme Dey, Angus South, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Result 118 for, 1 against, 2 abstained, 8 no vote

MSP abstained

Vote Passed

Motions

Written questions

Written questions Peter Chapman has submitted in Parliament

These are the questions that this MSP has asked the Scottish Government about its work. It also includes any answer to these questions.

Question ref. S5W-33611

Asked by: Chapman, Peter, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 30 November 2020

"To ask the Scottish Government, further to the answer to question S5W-12821 by Fergus Ewing on 30 November 2017, whether it will provide the information for 2019-20 regarding the number of offences recorded by Police Scotland under the Dogs (Protection of Livestock) Act 1953."

Answered by: Mairi Gougeon on 4 December 2020

Question ref. S5W-33324

Asked by: Chapman, Peter, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 17 November 2020

"To ask the Scottish Government what information it has regarding how many tonnes of plastic waste has been sent overseas since the ban on the burning of such waste on farms was introduced."

Answered by: Roseanna Cunningham on 2 December 2020

Question ref. S5W-33333

Asked by: Chapman, Peter, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 17 November 2020

"To ask the Scottish Government, in light of the ban on the burning of plastic waste on farms, what action it is taking to ensure that the waste that is uplifted does not end up in landfill."

Answered by: Roseanna Cunningham on 2 December 2020

Question ref. S5O-04638

Asked by: Chapman, Peter, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 23 September 2020

"To ask the Scottish Government when it will provide an update on the social security delivery timetable for all wave 2 benefits."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S5O-04556

Asked by: Chapman, Peter, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 26 August 2020

"To ask the Scottish Government how it plans to protect public spending in the north east."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S5O-04528

Asked by: Chapman, Peter, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 19 August 2020

"To ask the Scottish Government for what reason only one of 30 bars in Aberdeen has reportedly been asked to provide its contact tracing list since the implementation of the local lockdown."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S5O-04505

Asked by: Chapman, Peter, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 12 August 2020

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it supports the UK Government’s position in Brexit negotiations that the UK should be an independent coastal state so that Scotland’s vital fishing industry can be protected."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S5W-29566

Asked by: Chapman, Peter, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 2 June 2020

"To ask the Scottish Government whether its post-transition period agricultural policy framework will detail plans and provisions for farmers to tackle endemic diseases on farms through a preventative health approach."

Answered by: Fergus Ewing on 15 June 2020

Question ref. S5W-29568

Asked by: Chapman, Peter, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 2 June 2020

"To ask the Scottish Government what provisions have been made in relation to tackling diseases on farms in its agricultural policy framework to succeed the Common Agricultural Policy."

Answered by: Fergus Ewing on 15 June 2020

Question ref. S5W-29567

Asked by: Chapman, Peter, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 2 June 2020

"To ask the Scottish Government what assessment it has made of the benefits of tackling endemic diseases on farms, and whether this contributes to meeting environmental targets, quality of food produced and food security."

Answered by: Mairi Gougeon on 12 June 2020

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