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Sydney Brookes CHAPMAN

Sydney Brookes CHAPMAN, British Member of Parliament. Her Majesty The Queen’s Silver Jubilee Medal, 1977.


  • CHAPMAN, Sydney Brookes was born on October 17, 1935. Parents: the late W. Dobson Chapman.

  • Education

    • Rugby School; Manchester University.


    • National Chairman, Young Conservatives, 1964-1966. Senior Vice-chairman, North Western Area Conservatives and Unionist Associations, 1966-1970. Member of Parliament for Birmingham Handsworth, 197074, and for Chipping Barnet, since 1979.

      Parliamentary Private Secretary to Minister for Health and Social Security, 1973-1974. Secretary and Vice-Chairman, Conservative Local Government and Development Committee, 1973-1974. Parliamentary Private Secretary to Secretary of State for Transport, 1979-1981.

      Parliamentary Private Secretary to Secretary of State for Social Services, 198183. Member, Environmental Select Committee, 1983-1987. Formerly member of Select Committee on Race Relations and Immigration.

      Member, Foreign Office Property Advisory Panel 1981-1988. Government Whip, since 1988. Non-Exec. Director, Capital and Counties pic until 1988.

      Consultant, Lovell Group until 1988. Director of Information, British Property Federation, 1976-1979. President, London Green Belt Council until 1988.

      Vice-Chairman, Wildlife Link until 1988. Vice-President, National Housing and Town Planning Council until 1988. Vice President, Tree Cncl.


    Party affiliation: Conservative Party


    C of E.


    Clubs: Arboricultural Association (Vice-Pres. 1973-1983, President since 1983), (instigator of National Tree Year 1973). Royal Institute of British Architects (Vice-Pres.

    1974-1975); United and Cecil Club (Vice Chairman). British Veterinary Association (Honorary Associate).
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    Born October 17, 1935