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Cheryl Gillan

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Cheryl Elise Kendall Gillan (born 21 April 1952 in Cardiff, Wales) is a British politician and is the Secretary of State for Wales. She is a Conservative Party Member of Parliament (MP) for the Chesham and Amersham constituency in the House of Commons of the United Kingdom.

She was first elected in the 1992 general election and became the Shadow Secretary of State for Wales in 2005. When the Conservative-Liberal Democrat coalition was formed on 11 May 2010, she became the Secretary of State for Wales.