Cheryl Gillan

MP, Chesham and Amersham

Chesham and Amersham Conservative

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How Cheryl Gillan voted since 2001
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  • Voted moderately for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
  • Voted moderately against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
  • Voted very strongly for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against more EU integration Source
  • Voted strongly for reducing central government funding of local government Source
  • Voted strongly for increasing the rate of VAT Source
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Cheryl Gillan occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Culture, Media and Sport Committee: Epilepsy 26 Feb 2015

    Among other things, I sit on the Public Administration Committee and we are responsible for the health ombudsman. Will my hon. Friend make sure that the details of this case are passed to the Committee and to the ombudsman, because we are looking into how complaints are dealt with and how we can learn for the future from such tragic experiences?
  • Culture, Media and Sport Committee: Epilepsy 26 Feb 2015

    It is an honour to follow the hon. Member for Vauxhall (Kate Hoey), and I hope that she obtains justice for her constituent. It is also an honour to follow my hon. Friend the Member for South Thanet (Laura Sandys). As I said earlier, she will be a great loss to the House, and I am personally sorry that she is leaving this place because I think she has added a great dimension to it,...
  • Culture, Media and Sport Committee: Epilepsy 26 Feb 2015

    That is absolutely right—it is a national centre. Under our new chair, Helen Pernelet, and the new chief executive, Angela Geer, the Epilepsy Society has an ambitious new vision to leverage its medical research strength to revolutionise how epilepsy is diagnosed and treated. Of course, there are issues facing the society’s specialised medical and research facilities, but sadly,...

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Conservative MP for Chesham and Amersham

Entered House of Commons on 9 April 1992 — General election

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Topics of interest

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

Currently held offices

  • Member, Public Administration Committee

Other offices held in the past

  • The Secretary of State for Wales (12 May 2010 to 6 Sep 2012)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Wales, Wales (16 Dec 2005 to 11 May 2010)
  • Shadow Minister, (Assisted By Shadow Law Officers) (20 May 2005 to 16 Dec 2005)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Wales (10 May 2005 to 6 May 2010)
  • Shadow Minister, Home Affairs (6 Jul 2004 to 20 May 2005)
  • Shadow Minister, Home, Constitutional & Legal Affairs (10 May 2004 to 6 Jul 2004)
  • 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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  • Has spoken in 53 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 132 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 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 67.98% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 4 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.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 716 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 9 Feb 2015.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Payments from Ipsos MORI, 79-81 Borough Road, London SE1 1FY for completing surveys.
£200 paid direct to local charity. Hours: 1.5 hrs. (Registered 13 September 2013, updated 5 August 2014)
£200 paid direct to charity. Hours: 1.5 hrs. (Registered 22 July 2014, updated 5 August 2014)
£200 paid direct to my constituency association for participation in Summer 2014 Survey. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 1 August 2014, updated 5 August 2014)
Payments from ComRes, Four Millbank, London SW1P 3JA, for completing online surveys: 
£75 paid direct to local charity. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 13 September2013, updated 5 August 2014)
£75 paid direct to charity. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 24 March 2014, updated 5 August 2014)
£75 paid direct to charity. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 7 May 2014, updated 5 August 2014)
£75 paid direct to charity. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 25 June 2014, updated 5 August 2014)
£75 paid direct to charity for participation in July 2014 Parliamentary Panel Survey. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 1 August 2014, updated 5 August 2014)
£75 paid direct to charity for participation in October 2014 Parliamentary Panel Survey. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 7 November 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 13 March 2014. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 29 July 2014)
Received £150 for speaking at an event on 27 March 2014. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 29 July 2014)
Received £150 for speaking at course on 3 July 2014. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 7 November 2014)
Received £150 for speaking at course on 17 July 2014. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 7 November 2014)
Received £150 for speaking on a course. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 6 January 2015)
Payments from YouGov, 50 Featherstone Street, London EC1Y 8RT, for completing surveys:
£80 paid direct to local charity. Hours: approx 1 hr. (Registered 10 January 2014, updated 5 August 2014)
£80 paid direct to local organisation. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 23 May 2014, updated 5 August 2014)
Received £150 from Capita Business Services Ltd, 2nd Floor, 17-19 Rochester Row, London SW1P 1LA, for participation in the delivery of a civil service training course. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 24 March 2014)
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)
Received £100 from Blue Rubicon (Holdings) Ltd, 6th Floor, 6 More London Place, London SE1 2DA, for completion of a survey. Hours: 30 mins. Payment donated to local organisation. (Registered 30 October 2014)
11. Miscellaneous
Trustee and Hon Treasurer of the Parliament Choir. (Registered 11 April 2014)

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