Gillian Merron MP was appointed Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, responsible for Transport, on 5 May 2006. Before joining the Department for Transport, she was Lords Commissoner to
Gillian Merron was born on 12 April 1959. She was educated at Wanstead High School and Lancaster University, where she gained a BSc (Hons) in Management Sciences. She started work in 1982 as a Business Development Advisor. She later became a Local Government Officer, and a Trade Union Official for NUPE and then UNISON.
Gillian's main interests outside of politics are supporting Lincoln City Football Club, running, gym and films.