Michael Gove

MP, Surrey Heath

Surrey Heath Conservative

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  • Voted very strongly for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Source
  • Voted strongly for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
  • Voted moderately for encouraging occupational pensions Source
  • Voted very strongly for university tuition fees Source
  • Voted strongly for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
  • Voted moderately against more EU integration Source
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Conservative MP for Surrey Heath

Entered House of Commons on 5 May 2005 — General election

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Topics of interest

  • Children
  • Schools and Families
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Treasury
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Home Department
  • Home Information Packs
  • Gcse
  • General Certificate of Secondary Education
  • Teachers: Training
  • Pupil Exclusions

Currently held offices

  • The Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasury

Other offices held in the past

  • The Secretary of State for Education (12 May 2010 to 15 Jul 2014)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families, Children, Schools and Families (6 Jul 2007 to 11 May 2010)
  • Shadow Minister (Housing), Communities and Local Government (18 Jan 2006 to 6 Jul 2007)
  • Shadow Minister (Housing), Office of the Deputy Prime Minister (16 Dec 2005 to 18 Jan 2006)
  • Member, European Scrutiny Committee (29 Jun 2005 to 23 Jan 2007)

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  • Has spoken in 11 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 56.75% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 32 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well above average amongst MPs.
  • This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 762 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 Jun 2014.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Contract from Harper Collins to write historical biography.
Income from publication of ‘Celsius 7/7’, published by Weidenfeld & Nicolson
Payments by way of royalties for assorted publications from the Authors Licensing and Collecting Society Ltd, Writers’ House, 13 Haydon St, London EC3N 1DB:
Payment of £78.06 by way of photocopying fees, received March 2014. No additional hours worked. (Registered 4 April 2014)
4. Sponsorship or financial or material support
(a) Donations to the constituency party or association, which have been or will be reported by the party to the Electoral Commission:
(a) Name of donor: The Dental Centre
(a) Address of donor: 19 Station Road, Addlestone, Surrey KT15 2AL
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £250 a month from 28 October 2011; value £3,000 a year in 2011-12, 2012-13 and 2013-14
(a) Donor status: company, registration no. 05971338
(a) (Registered 29 December 2011; updated 22 January 2013 and 7 February 2014)
(a) Name of donor: Luff Associates
(a) Address of donor: White Oak Cottage, 13 Claremont Avenue, Camberley Surrey GU15 2DR
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £250 a month from 8 November 2011; value £3,000 a year in 2011-12, 2012-13 and 2013-14
(a) Donor status: LLP
(a) (Registered 29 December 2011; updated 22 January 2013 and 7 February 2014)
(a) Name of donor: Mrs Linda Jane Coffin
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,800 for the year 2013, in eleven monthly payments of £250 and one of £50; first donation made on 28 January 2013.
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 20 February 2013; updated 7 February 2014)
(a) Name of donor: Copeland Blue Ltd
(a) Address of donor: Seebeck House, 1 Seebeck Place, Knowhill, Milton Keynes MK5 8FR
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000 for the year from 28 May 2013 to April 2014, in monthly payments of £250
(a) Donor status: company, registration no 06764638
(a) (Registered 18 June 2013)
(a) Name of donor: John May
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000 for the year from March 2013 to February 2014, in monthly payments of £250.
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 18 June 2013)
(a) Name of donor: Kim Gottlieb
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 18 June 2013)
(a) Name of donor: Richard Gillham
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 16 July 2013)
(a) Name of donor: Mr Jerry Buhlmann
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 7 February 2014)
(a) Name of donor: Mr Henry Lumley
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 24 March 2014)
(a) Name of donor: Bansols Beta Ltd
(a) Address of donor: Academy House, London Road, Camberley, GU15 3HL
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000
(a) Donor status: company, registration no 02878404
(a) (Registered 24 March 2014)
5. Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
Name of donor: This Is Global Ltd
Address of donor: 30 Leicester Square, London WC2H 7LA
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: 4 tickets to Capital FM Summertime Ball with a total value of £1,400
Date of receipt of donation: 9 June 2013
Date of acceptance of donation: 9 June 2013
Company, registration no 06251684
(Registered 19 June 2013)
Name of donor: This Is Global Ltd
Address of donor : 30 Leicester Square, London WC2H 7LA
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: 4 tickets to Capital FM Jingle Bell Ball with a total value of £1,400
Date of receipt of donation: 8 December 2013
Date of acceptance of donation: 8 December 2013
Donor status: company, registration no 06251684
(Registered 19 December 2013)
6. Overseas visits
Name of donor: AEI World Forum
Address of donor: 1150 Seventeenth Street, NW, Washington DC 20036
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): accommodation £872, transport £347, subsistence £194, total £1,413
Destination of visit: Sea Island, Georgia, USA
Date of visit: 6-9 March 2014
Purpose of visit: To attend and speak at conference
(Registered 3 April 2014)
Name of donor: Lord Rothermere
Address of donor: private
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): travel, accommodation and subsistence to a value £2,134, for me and my wife as guests of Lord Rothermere.
Destination of visit: France
Date of visit: 3-4 May 2014
Purpose of visit: leisure
(Registered 2 June 2014)
7. Overseas benefits and gifts
See Category 2 above.

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