Cheryl Gillan

MP, Chesham and Amersham

Chesham and Amersham Conservative

Cheryl Gillan’s voting in Parliament

Cheryl Gillan is a Conservative MP, and so 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 occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Business of the House: Backbench Business — Airports Commission: Final Report 26 Nov 2015

    Does my hon. Friend agree that Heathrow is absolutely vital to areas such as mine? More than 700 companies are headquartered in the Buckinghamshire region because of its proximity to Heathrow. Frankly, my constituents would rather see the expansion of Heathrow, which would benefit them economically, than the building of HS2, which does nothing for the economy in Buckinghamshire.
  • Business of the House 26 Nov 2015

    On Tuesday the national confidential enquiry into patient outcome and death—NCEPOD—reported on sepsis. It reported that patients are at risk of death or long-term complications, often because of critical delays in identifying and treating the condition. Cases of sepsis have increased by 8% over the past three years and cause 44,000 deaths in the UK annually. It is now the leading...
  • Women and Equalities: Syria 26 Nov 2015

    For those of us who were in this House and saw another Prime Minister at the Dispatch Box and felt that we voted at that time to take military action on a false premise, may I thank the Prime Minister for coming to the House and for his approach and openness over what I believe is a real and present threat to citizens in the UK? There can be no doubt that we would bring a specific military...

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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
  • Justice
  • Treasury
  • 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)

Previous MPs in this constituency

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  • Has spoken in 60 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 101 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 75.76% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — 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.
  • 130 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Cheryl Gillan’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 749 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 9 Nov 2015.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments from ComRes, Four Millbank, London SW1P 3JA, for completing online surveys:
£75 paid direct to charity for participation in October 2014 Parliamentary Panel Survey. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 07 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 course on 3 July 2014. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 07 November 2014)
Received £150 for speaking at course on 17 July 2014. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 07 November 2014)
Received £150 for speaking on a course. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 06 January 2015)
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)
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)
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)
2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Mr Nigel Kitchen
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 11 February 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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