|Member of the Falkland Islands Legislative Assembly
5 November 2009
|Preceded by||Janet Robertson|
|Member of the Falkland Islands Legislative Council
9 October 1997 – 17 November 2005
|Preceded by||Wendy Teggart|
|Succeeded by||Janet Robertson|
|Born||Janet Lynda Biggs
1948 (age 66–67)
|Spouse(s)||John (died 1996)|
|Children||Miranda and Ros|
Janet Lynda Cheek (née Biggs; born 1948) is a Falkland Islands politician who has served as a Member of the Legislative Assembly for the Stanley constituency since the 2009 general election, winning re-election in 2013. She was previously a Member of the Legislative Council from 1997 to 2005.
Cheek was born in Stanley and spent much of her childhood in South Georgia. For her A-Levels she was awarded a government scholarship to a study at a grammar school in Dorset. Cheek worked as a Secondary School English teacher from 1969 until 1989. She then moved to Fortuna Ltd. where she rose to become co-owner and director until her retirement in 2008.
Cheek married fellow islander John Cheek (1939–1996) in 1968, with whom she had two children, Miranda and Ros. Following John's death in 1996, Cheek became a Trustee of the John Cheek Trust.
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