Cheryl Gillan

MP, Chesham and Amersham

Chesham and Amersham Conservative

Cheryl Gillan’s voting in Parliament

Cheryl Gillan is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.

However, Cheryl Gillan sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Cheryl Gillan generally voted against allowing marriage between two people of same sex, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • Cheryl Gillan generally voted against university tuition fees, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes

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Cheryl Gillan has occasionally rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Business of the House 28 Apr 2016

    As my right hon. Friend may know, the UK Sepsis Trust has been working for some time with the Health Secretary to establish a public awareness campaign on Sepsis. Sepsis currently claims about 44,000 lives in the UK every year and the symptoms of the disease are still not well recognised. May we have a debate about what could be done to introduce a sepsis-specific public awareness campaign...
  • Backbench Business - World Autism Awareness Weekbackbench Business 28 Apr 2016

    The debate has had an instant effect. A green card was brought to me with the message, “Thank you so much, but please don’t let it just be kids, kids, kids. Don’t forget the older adults.” This debate has brought out the best in Parliament and in parliamentarians across the board. There have been important contributions and some amazing personal testimony from Members...
  • Backbench Business - World Autism Awareness Weekbackbench Business 28 Apr 2016

    My hon. Friend is making some powerful points about the education of young people with autism. Is he aware of the work being done by Ambitious about Autism, which shows that the number of special educational needs appeals at tribunals went up from over 1,000 in 1995 to over 4,000 in 2014? Among the most common types of appeal are those involving autism.

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Conservative MP for Chesham and Amersham

Entered the House of Commons on 9 April 1992 — General election

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Topics of interest

  • Home Department
  • Transport
  • Health
  • Department for Transport
  • Justice
  • High Speed 2 Railway Line
  • Prisons
  • National Offender Management Service
  • Probation Service
  • High Speed Two

Currently held offices

  • Member, Speaker's Committee for the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority (since 10 Nov 2015)
  • Member, Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee (since 6 Jul 2015)
  • Member, Panel of Chairs (since 25 Jun 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Public Administration Committee (12 May 2014 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • The Secretary of State for Wales (12 May 2010 to 6 Sep 2012)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Wales (10 May 2005 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Public Accounts Committee (11 Dec 2003 to 24 Mar 2004)
  • Shadow Minister of State (Home Office) (10 May 2003 to 10 May 2005)
  • Opposition Whip (Commons) (10 May 2001 to 10 May 2003)
  • Shadow Minister (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs) (10 May 1998 to 10 May 2001)
  • Shadow Minister (International Development) (1 Apr 1998 to 5 Apr 2001)
  • Shadow Minister (Trade and Industry) (5 May 1997 to 10 May 1998)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Education and Employment) (6 Jul 1995 to 1 May 1997)
  • Member, Procedure Committee (20 Apr 1994 to 17 Oct 1995)
  • Member, Science and Technology Committee (Commons) (27 Apr 1992 to 7 Nov 1995)

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More about this

  • Has spoken in 76 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs. See all Cheryl Gillan’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 84 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2014, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 83.27% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 5 annotations on this MP’s speeches — average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 131 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Cheryl Gillan’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 795 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 18 Apr 2016.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments from ComRes, Four Millbank, London SW1P 3JA, for completing online surveys:
7 July 2015, £75 paid direct to charity for participation in May 2015 Parliamentary Panel Survey. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 27 November 2015)
21 August 2015, £75 paid direct to charity for participation in July 2015 Parliamentary Panel Survey. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 27 November 2015)
23 October 2015, £75 paid direct to charity for participation in September 2015 Parliamentary Panel Survey. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 27 November 2015)
Expected payment of £50, to be paid direct to charity, for completing a survey on 20 September 2015. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 27 November 2015)
Expected payment of £75, to be paid direct to charity, for completing a survey on 12 October 2015. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 27 November 2015)
Member of Advisory Board of GovNet Communications, 22 Long Acre, London WC2C 9LY. The work involves advising on GovNet’s publications and conferences. The remuneration is up to £5,000 per annum and the hours will be up to 3 hrs per month. (Registered 15 May 2014)
Payments from Civil Service Learning, Sunningdale Park, Larch Avenue, Ascot, SL5 0QE, for speaking at events:
Received £150 for speaking at an event on 27 November 2014. Hours: 2 hrs (Registered 15 May 2015)
Received £150 for speaking at an event on 11 December 2014. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 29 May 2015)
22 June 2015, received £150 for speaking at an event. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 09 July 2015)
Expected payment of £150 for speaking at a course on 15 October 2015. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 30 October 2015)
Expected payment of £150 for speaking at a course on 22 October 2015. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 30 October 2015)
Expected payment of £150 for speaking at a course on 29 October 2015. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 02 November 2015)
Expected payment of £150 for speaking at a course on 19 November 2015. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 20 November 2015)
Expected payment of £150 for speaking at course on 3 December 2015. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 07 December 2015)
Expected payment of £150 for speaking at course on 3 March 2016. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 04 March 2016)
Expected payment of £200 from Ipsos MORI, 79-81 Borough Road, London SE1 1FY, for a survey completed on 31 July 2015. Hours: 2 hrs. Fee to be donated to local organisation. (Registered 12 August 2015)
8. Miscellaneous
Trustee and Hon Treasurer of the Parliament Choir. (Registered 11 April 2014)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my husband, Jack Coates Leeming, as a part-time Office Manager/Researcher.

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