Gavin Williamson MP

Member of Parliament for South Staffordshire

Born in Scarborough, in 1976, Gavin was educated at Raincliffe Comprehensive and Scarborough Sixth Form College, before going to Bradford University. Gavin worked in the Staffordshire pottery industry at Aynsley China and was managing director at an architectural design firm. He is married to Joanne and they have two daughters.

In 2010, Gavin was elected as Member of Parliament for South Staffordshire. Since then, he has been campaigning to protect South Staffordshire’s greenbelt, working hard to bring more jobs to South Staffordshire, calling for fairer funding for education and petitioning the Government to cut beer duty and freeze fuel duty.

In Westminster, Gavin was Chairman of the All Party Group on Motor Neurone Disease and Co-Chairman of the Associate Parliamentary Group on Design and Innovation. He was appointed a Parliamentary Private Secretary in October 2011, firstly to the Minister of State for Northern Ireland, then to the Secretary of State for Transport. In 2013, he was appointed Parliamentary Private Secretary to David Cameron. In July 2016 Gavin was appointed as Chief Whip following Theresa May's appointment as Prime Minister, and in November 2017 he was appointed Secretary of State for Defence.


UK employment rate hits record high

Gavin Williamson, MP for South Staffordshire, has welcomed the news that employment across the UK continues to run at a record high, the unemployment rate has fallen to an 11-year low, and that according to the figures announced on 16 November, there are 257,000 more people back in work in the We

South Staffordshire MP backs Police Cadet scheme

Gavin Williamson, MP for South Staffordshire, visited Codsall Police Cadets at Bilbrook and Codsall fire station to see for himself the positive impact that being a Cadet has on the lives of young people.

Gavin calls for Gift Aid envelope extension

Gavin Williamson, MP for South Staffordshire, has called on the Chief Executive of HM Revenue and Customs to allow charities to continue using Gift Aid Collection envelopes for a further 12 months before changes come into effect.

Gavin meets with Minister over car boot sales

Gavin Williamson, MP for South Staffordshire, met with Housing and Planning Minister Brandon Lewis to discuss the issue of car boot sales in and around South Staffordshire.

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