Dame Cheryl Gillan

The Rt Hon Dame Cheryl Gillan died in service 4th April 2021, as the Conservative MP for Chesham and Amersham.

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Parliamentary career

Find out about the Parliamentary career of Dame Cheryl Gillan, including posts and roles held.

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Previous

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Representations

Party affiliation

Conservative
9 April 1992 - 4 April 2021

Government posts

Secretary of State for Wales
Wales Office
12 May 2010 - 6 September 2012
Commons
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Education and Employment)
Department for Education and Employment
6 July 1995 - 1 May 1997
Commons

House membership

Commons
Dame Cheryl Gillan
9 April 1992 - 4 April 2021

Opposition posts

Shadow Secretary of State for Wales
Wales Office
10 May 2005 - 6 May 2010
Commons
Shadow Minister of State (Home Office)
Home Office
10 May 2003 - 10 May 2005
Commons
Opposition Whip (Commons)
Whips Office (Commons)
10 May 2001 - 10 May 2003
Commons
Shadow Minister (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs)
HM Official Opposition
10 May 1998 - 10 May 2001
Commons
Shadow Minister (International Development)
Department for International Development
1 April 1998 - 5 April 2001
Commons
Shadow Minister (Trade and Industry)
HM Official Opposition
5 May 1997 - 10 May 1998
Commons

Committee memberships