Sir Gavin Alexander Williamson

By Richard Townshend -, CC BY 3.0,

Gavin Williamson

Name: Sir Gavin Alexander Williamson

Born: 25 June 1976

Party: Conservative 

Constituency: South Staffordshire


MP Sir Gavin Alexander Williamson was born on 25 June 1976 in Scarborough, North Yorkshire. He was educated at Raincliffe School, Scarborough Sixth Form College, and the University of Bradford. He served on the North Yorkshire County Council from 2001 to 2005 and lost the 2005 elections in the run for Blackpool North and Fleetwood. 

Williamson was elected as MP for South Staffordshire Conservative in the 2010 general elections. He has held numerous government positions which include being Parliamentary Private Secretary in David Cameron’s second government, secretary of state for transport, Parliamentary Private Secretary to the Prime Minister in 2013, Chief Whip from 2016 to 2017 in the Theresa May administration, Secretary of State for Defense and Secretary of State for Education before PM Johnson reshuffled his cabinet.


Last Election Results:

Gavin Williamson won 36,520 votes out of a possible 50,005. This represents a 73.0% share and a 28,250 majority in his constituency. There was a voter turnout of 67.9%.

Voting History Snapshot

Voted Aye to the Boris Johnson EU withdrawal agreement

Voted Aye to the Northern Ireland Troubles (Legacy and Reconciliation) Bill: Second Reading

Voted Aye to the Public Order Bill: Second Reading

Voted Aye to the Elections Bill: Government Motion to disagree to Lords Amendment 86

Voted Nay to the Economic Crime (Transparency and Enforcement) Bill Committee: New Clause 7

Contact Details

Phone:  020 7219 7245


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