Bill Cash

From Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Sir Bill Cash

Official portrait of Sir William Cash crop 2.jpg
Chair of the European Scrutiny Committee
Assumed office
8 September 2010
Preceded byMichael Connarty
Shadow Secretary of State for Constitutional Affairs
In office
1 July 2003 – 10 November 2003
LeaderIain Duncan Smith
Preceded byPosition established
Succeeded byAlan Duncan
Shadow Attorney General
In office
14 September 2001 – 10 November 2003
LeaderIain Duncan Smith
Preceded byEdward Garnier
Succeeded byDominic Grieve
Member of Parliament
for Stone
Assumed office
1 May 1997
Preceded byConstituency re-established
Majority19,945 (40.0%)
Member of Parliament
for Stafford
In office
3 May 1984 – 8 April 1997
Preceded byHugh Fraser
Succeeded byDavid Kidney
Personal details
Born (1940-05-10) 10 May 1940 (age 80)
Finsbury, London, England
Political partyConservative
Spouse(s)
Bridget Lee (m. 1965)
Children3, including William
Alma materLincoln College, Oxford

Sir William Nigel Paul Cash (born 10 May 1940) is a British Conservative politician. He was a Member of Parliament (MP) since 1984. He was first elected for Stafford and then for Stone in Staffordshire in 1997.

After his tenth election victory in the 2019 general election, aged 79, Cash became the oldest sitting member of the House of Commons.

He was appointed a Knight Bachelor in the 2014 Birthday Honours for political services. He is a known critic of the European Union.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Past Speakers – Bill Cash". the biz club. Archived from the original on 16 January 2014. Retrieved 14 January 2014.

Other websites[change | change source]