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 strongly for a reduction in spending on welfare benefitsDetails
  • Voted moderately against raising welfare benefits at least in line with pricesDetails
  • Voted very strongly for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituencyDetails
  • Voted very strongly for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons systemDetails
  • Voted strongly against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disabilityDetails
  • Voted moderately for encouraging occupational pensionsDetails

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Cheryl Gillan occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Education: Ukraine (Flight MH17) and Gaza 21 Jul 2014

    After the immediate practical considerations in Ukraine, the thoughts of many of the families and other countries will turn to justice. Can the Prime Minister say what can be done to identify the individuals who perpetrated this atrocity and where he thinks the jurisdiction will lie? Will it be with the International Criminal Court, the International Court of Justice or elsewhere?
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements 16 Jul 2014

    People with autism have specific social and communications needs which can cause distress and misunderstanding, particularly when they are admitted to hospital for routine or emergency treatment. Will the Prime Minister join me in congratulating Baroness Angela Browning and the National Autistic Society, who tomorrow will launch the new hospital passport for people with autism? That will make...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Defence: Gaza 14 Jul 2014

    While I condemn the violence on both sides of the border, the Foreign Secretary will be aware that, despite the deteriorating situation, the Israelis are still facilitating the much-needed delivery of aid. I understand that a large amount of food and fuel went into Gaza last week. What assurances has he had that the flow of aid will continue and will not be stopped by Israel?

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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

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 Minister, Home Affairs (6 Jul 2004 to 20 May 2005)
  • Shadow Minister, Home, Constitutional & Legal Affairs (10 May 2004 to 6 Jul 2004)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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  • Has spoken in 56 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 194 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 during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 69.08% 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") 689 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 Jun 2014.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Payments from Ipsos MORI, 79-81 Borough Road, London SE1 1FY for completing surveys.
£200 received and paid to local charity. Hours: 1.5 hrs. (Registered 13 September 2013)
Payments from ComRes, Four Millbank, London SW1P 3JA, for completing online surveys: 
£75 received and paid to local charity. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 13 September2013)
£75 received and paid to charity. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 24 March 2014)
£75 received and paid to charity. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 7 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 12 September 2013. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 4 October 2013)
Payments from YouGov, 50 Featherstone Street, London EC1Y 8RT, for completing surveys:
£80 received and donated to local charity. Hours: approx 1 hr. (Registered 10 January 2014)
£80 received and donated to local organisation. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 23 May 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)
11. Miscellaneous
Trustee and Hon Treasurer of the Parliament Choir. (Registered 11 April 2014)

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