Cheryl Gillan MP Chesham and Amersham, Conservative


Cheryl Gillan

Most spoken phrases

Last updated 3rd Jun 2009

  1. Israeli settlements
  2. Northcote Road shops
  3. Dangerous dogs petition
  4. Clapham Junction tube
  5. Heathrow expansion
  6. Health services
  7. Fly tipping

This information is based on the most frequently spoken phrases by this representative.


  • Born:

  • Positions

    PPS to Viscount Cranborne as Leader of the House of Lords and Lord Privy Seal 1994-95; Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department of Education and Employment 1995-97; Shadow Minister for: Trade and Industry 1997-98, Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs 1998-2001, International Development 1998-2001; Opposition Whip 2001-03; Shadow Minister for Home Affairs 2003-05; Shadow Secretary of State for Wales 2005-10; Secretary of State for Wales 2010-12.
  • House of Commons Select Committees

    Public Administration.
  • Electoral history

    Member for Chesham and Amersham 1992-2010, for Chesham and Amersham (revised boundary) since 6 May 2010 general election.
  • Political interests

    Industry, space, international affairs, defence, education, employment.
  • Countries of interest

    China, Commonwealth, Europe, Hungary, Japan, Pacific Rim, Poland, former Soviet Union, USA.
  • International bodies

    Member Executive Committee, Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) UK Branch 1998-: UK Representative British Islands and Mediterranean region 1999-2004, International treasurer 2004-06; Member: NATO Parliamentary Assembly 2003-05, Council of Europe 2012-.

Election record for Chesham and Amersham, 05 Jun 2010

Party Percentage of votes
Conservative 60.25%
Liberal Democrat 28.45%
Labour 5.6%
Name Party Votes % of votes
Gillan, Cheryl Conservative 31,658 60.25
Starkey, Tim Liberal Democrat 14,948 28.45
Gajadharsingh, Anthony Labour 2,942 5.6
Stevens, Alan UK Independence Party 2,129 4.06
Wilkins, Nick Green 767 1.46
Majority 16,710 votes
Electorate 70,332
Turnout (52,550) 74.72%

Registered interests

Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK): 15 November 2008, my husband and I attended the England vs. Australia rugby match at Twickenham as guests of National Grid. (Registered 27 November 2008)

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