Dame Cheryl Gillan

MP, Chesham and Amersham

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Chesham and Amersham Conservative

Dame Cheryl Gillan’s voting in Parliament

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

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

  • Dame Cheryl Gillan consistently voted against new high speed rail infrastructure, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • Dame Cheryl Gillan generally voted against allowing marriage between two people of same sex, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes

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Dame Cheryl Gillan has hardly ever rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Last updated: 13 Jun 2018

Recent appearances

  • Russia and the Council of Europe — [Mr George Howarth in the Chair] 18 Jul 2018

    It is a pleasure to speak under your chairmanship, Mr Howarth. It is also a great pleasure to follow the hon. Member for Penistone and Stocksbridge (Angela Smith), who leads the Labour delegation in the Council of Europe in an exemplary fashion. I congratulate my hon. Friend the Member for Henley (John Howell) on obtaining this timely debate. I am looking forward to hearing what my right...
  • Russia and the Council of Europe — [Mr George Howarth in the Chair] 18 Jul 2018

    That is one of the confusions that has arisen, because the rules and regulations about what happens to a country that is in Russia’s position are unclear. I think that Secretary-General Jagland has a great deal of work to do to clarify the position, because the Russians coming back to the ad hoc committee has caused a great deal of consternation among many of our colleagues and not...
  • Russia and the Council of Europe — [Mr George Howarth in the Chair] 18 Jul 2018

    The unilateral withdrawal of the funds that are important for running the Council of Europe and the Court is to be deprecated, and I should like those funds to come back, but I do not believe we should give in to the current blackmail. We need to stiffen the resolve of the Council of Europe and of Secretary-General Jagland. Money should not be more important than the democratic principles by...

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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

Dame Cheryl Gillan campaigned to leave the European Union Source: BBC

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

Currently held offices

  • Member, Speaker's Committee for the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority (since 31 Oct 2017)
  • Member, Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee (since 11 Sep 2017)
  • Member, Panel of Chairs (since 22 Jun 2017)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Speaker's Committee for the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority (10 Nov 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee (6 Jul 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Panel of Chairs (25 Jun 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • 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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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 Jul 2018.

1. Employment and earnings
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 Ipsos MORI, 3 Thomas More Square, London E1W 1YW, for completing surveys:
Payment of £200 expected for a survey completed on 4 July 2017. Hours: 1 hr. This fee will be donated to charity. (Registered 14 September 2017)
Payment of £200 expected for survey completed on 29 November 2017. Hours: 1 hr. This fee will be donated to charity. (Registered 07 December 2017)
8. Miscellaneous
Trustee and Hon Treasurer of the Parliament Choir. (Registered 11 April 2014)
From 5 November 2016, President (unpaid) of the Buckinghamshire branch of the Campaign to Protect Rural England. (Registered 08 November 2016)
From April 2018, unremunerated Member of the Parliamentary Council of Conservative Way Forward. (Registered 07 June 2018)
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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