Alex Chalk

The Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice

Conservative MP for Cheltenham


Alex Chalk’s voting in Parliament

Alex Chalk is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.

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Recent appearances

  • Justice: Reoffending 20 Feb 2024

    Since 2010, crime has fallen and so has reoffending, with the overall proven rate of reoffending down from over 31% in 2011-12 to 25% in 2021-22. That means that fewer innocent members of the public are suffering from the misery of falling victim to crime. We have gone further, building up initiatives including a new prison education service, expanded access to incentivised substance-free...
  • Justice: Reoffending 20 Feb 2024

    The hon. Lady is right. We want to drive the offending rate down, and it is good news that it is down from about 31% in 2010 to 25% now, but we do believe in investing in probation. That is why the baseline is up by £155 million, and it is why we have added 4,000 trainees since 2020. Since the reunification of probation services, the number has risen by 17%. Probation officers keep society...
  • Justice: Reoffending 20 Feb 2024

    I know that the whole House will want to send its deepest sympathies to Zoey McGill following the shocking murder of her son in 2021. It was a dreadful crime, of which 10 men were convicted and for which they received life sentences. The use of social media in prisons is not acceptable, and this content was removed from the social media platform. We have been investing £100 million in prison...

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Conservative MP for Cheltenham

Entered the House of Commons on 8 May 2015 — General election

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Topics of interest

Alex Chalk campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Department for Transport
  • Department for Environment
  • Food and Rural Affairs
  • Ministry of Housing
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Home Office
  • Department for Work and Pensions
  • Roads: Repairs and Maintenance
  • Stalking
  • Prisoner Escorts: Contracts
  • General Practitioners: Insurance
  • Extended Schools

Currently held offices

  • The Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice (since 21 Apr 2023)

Other offices held in the past

  • The Minister of State, Ministry of Defence (26 Oct 2022 to 21 Apr 2023)
  • The Solicitor-General (16 Sep 2021 to 5 Jul 2022)
  • Assistant Whip (13 Feb 2020 to 16 Sep 2021)
  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Justice (13 Feb 2020 to 16 Sep 2021)
  • Member, Justice Committee (11 Sep 2017 to 21 Jan 2019)
  • Member, Justice Committee ( 6 Jul 2015 to 3 May 2017)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 19 Feb 2024.

6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
A third share of a cottage in Gloucestershire: (i) and (ii). (Registered 21 May 2015)
A third share of a flat in France: (i) and (ii). (Registered 21 May 2015)

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