Cheryl Gillan

MP, Chesham and Amersham

Chesham and Amersham Conservative

A selection of Cheryl Gillan's votes

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  • Voted moderately for encouraging occupational pensions Details
  • Voted very strongly for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Details
  • Voted strongly for increasing the rate of VAT Details
  • Voted strongly for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Details
  • Voted strongly for reducing central government funding of local government Details
  • Voted moderately against a wholly elected House of Lords Details

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Cheryl Gillan

Recent appearances

  • Outlawries Bill: Debate on the Address — [1st day] 27 May 2015

    It is a pleasure to follow the hon. Member for Islington South and Finsbury (Emily Thornberry). Although I may not agree with some of the sentiments expressed in her speech, I am sure she would agree with me that it is delightful to return to Parliament with so many women elected to this place, irrespective of their parties or which part of the United Kingdom they come from. It is very...
  • Outlawries Bill: Debate on the Address — [1st day] 27 May 2015

    I pay tribute to the hon. Gentleman, who has done an awful lot of work in this area. I notice that his Committee was time-limited and has now been rolled in to the Public Administration Committee, which now again covers the constitution. I had the pleasure of serving on the latter Committee in the last Parliament. If I have the pleasure of serving on it again, I can assure him that we will...
  • Outlawries Bill: Debate on the Address — [1st day] 27 May 2015

    I am grateful for my hon. Friend’s support. I know how much you have done, Mr Speaker, to improve the education of young people across the country, and I hope that this would be a natural sequitur to the work we do here in Parliament. In Buckinghamshire, we have seen close-up the ongoing fallout from the terrible activities of one Jimmy Savile in child sexual grooming in cases such as...

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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
  • High Speed Two

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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  • Has spoken in 50 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 141 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.
  • 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.
  • 133 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Cheryl Gillan’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 729 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 30 Mar 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)
£75 paid direct to local association for participation in February 2015 Parliamentary Panel Survey. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 25 February 2015)
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)
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)
4. Sponsorship or financial or material support
(a) Donations to the constituency party or association, which have been or will be reported by the party to the Electoral Commission:
(a) Name of donor: Mr Nigel Kitchen
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 11 February 2015)
11. Miscellaneous
Trustee and Hon Treasurer of the Parliament Choir. (Registered 11 April 2014)

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