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Sydney Brookes CHAPMAN

member of parliament

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.


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.


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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).