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: 12 Sep 2018

Recent appearances

  • Budget Resolutions - Income Tax (Charge) 1 Nov 2018

    The Secretary of State makes a powerful point about maintaining our communities, and he will know that this Budget contains the starting elements of the arc between Oxford and Cambridge via Milton Keynes, which has the potential for more than 1 million houses being built across that swath of middle England. Does he agree that, in building those 1 million homes, we must be cautious that we do...
  • Business of the House: Points of Order 1 Nov 2018

    On a point of order, Mr Speaker. You will know that there is nothing more unsettling than being uncertain about the future of local government in one’s area. I notice on the Order Paper today that the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government will be making a written statement on a local government update. As we are waiting in Buckinghamshire to hear the decision...
  • Income Tax (Charge) 29 Oct 2018

    It is a pleasure to follow the hon. Member for Nottingham East (Mr Leslie). He got off to a good start, but I was not too keen on his finish, but that expresses my feeling about what the Labour party has been saying about the Budget. I welcome the Budget, which is set against a much more optimistic financial picture thanks to the good housekeeping of this Conservative Government and this...

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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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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: 29 Oct 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 survey completed on 29 November 2017. Hours: 1 hr. This fee will be donated to charity. (Registered 07 December 2017)
Payment of £200 expected for survey completed on 2 July 2018. Hours: 1 hr. This fee will be donated to charity. (Registered 18 July 2018)
Payments from ComRes, Four Millbank, London SW1P 3 JA, for completing surveys. All fees paid direct to charity:
12 January 2018, payment of £100. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 15 October 2018)
20 March 2018, payment of £75. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 15 October 2018)
2 July 2018, payment of £75. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 15 October 2018)
18 September 2018, payment of £100. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 15 October 2018)
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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