Michael Gove

Minister for the Cabinet Office and Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster

Conservative MP for Surrey Heath

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Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Memorial 2007 30 Mar 2021

    I am grateful to the hon. Member for raising these issues in the House. The UK deplores the human suffering caused by slavery and the slave trade. They are among the most dishonourable and abhorrent chapters in the history of humanity. I remain eager to meet to discuss this important work when time allows.
  • Cabinet Office: Civil Service: Location of Jobs 25 Mar 2021

    As the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, naturally, my heart is always in the north-west of England. However, I am delighted that more civil service jobs will be moving to York. I am also delighted that other Departments have made their own announcements about the relocation of senior positions in our civil service, with the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government announcing...
  • Cabinet Office: Civil Service: Location of Jobs 25 Mar 2021

    Transparency drives everything that the Government do—that and a commitment to levelling up and ensuring that our Union is stronger. That is why we are moving jobs to Glasgow, a beautiful city that, sadly, has not flourished as it might have done under the Scottish Government’s stewardship over the course of the last 14 years. It is also why we are moving jobs to York, the city that the...

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Conservative MP for Surrey Heath

Entered the House of Commons on 5 May 2005 — General election

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Topics of interest

Michael Gove campaigned to leave the European Union Source: BBC

  • 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

  • Member, Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission (since 13 Feb 2020)
  • Minister for the Cabinet Office and Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster (since 13 Feb 2020)

Other offices held in the past

  • Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster (24 Jul 2019 to 13 Feb 2020)
  • The Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (11 Jun 2017 to 24 Jul 2019)
  • Member, Committee on the Future Relationship with the European Union (31 Oct 2016 to 3 May 2017)
  • The Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice (8 May 2015 to 14 Jul 2016)
  • Chief Whip (15 Jul 2014 to 8 May 2015)
  • The Secretary of State for Education (12 May 2010 to 15 Jul 2014)
  • Shadow Secretary of State (Children, Schools and Families) (3 Jul 2007 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, European Scrutiny Committee (28 Jun 2005 to 22 Jan 2007)
  • Shadow Minister (Communities and Local Government) (Housing and Planning) (10 May 2005 to 3 Jul 2007)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 12 Apr 2021.

2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: The Dental Centre
Address of donor: 19 Station Road, Addlestone, Surrey KT15 2AL

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000 paid in monthly instalments of £250 a month from October 2019

Donor status: company, registration 05971338

(Registered 05 November 2019)
Name of donor: Information Edge
Address of donor: Token House, 11-12 Tokenhouse Yard, London EC2R 7AS

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £6,000 in monthly payments of £500 between January and December 2020

Donor status: company, registration 05337528

(Registered 08 January 2020)
Name of donor: Copeland Blue Ltd
Address of donor: Seebeck House, 1 Seebeck Place, Knowhill, Milton Keynes MK5 8FR

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500 for the year 2020, in monthly payments of £250, from January to October 2020

Donor status: company, registration 06764638

(Registered 20 March 2020; updated 06 January 2021)
Name of donor: The Dental Centre
Address of donor: 19 Station Road, Addlestone, Surrey KT15 2AL

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000 paid in monthly instalments of £250 a month from October 2020 to September 2021

Donor status: company, registration 05971338

(Registered 13 November 2020)
Name of donor: Strangers Gallery Dining Club
Address of donor: Curzon House, Church Road, Windlesham GU20 6BH

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Donor status: members' association (unincorporated)

(Registered 20 November 2020)
Name of donor: Magna Carta Club
Address of donor: Curzon House, Church Road, Windlesham GU20 6BH

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £7,500

Donor status: unincorporated association

(Registered 15 January 2021)
Name of donor: Information Edge
Address of donor: Token House, 11-12 Tokenhouse Yard, London EC2R 7AS

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £6,000 in monthly payments of £500 between January and December 2021

Donor status: company, registration 05337528

(Registered 15 January 2021)
Name of donor: Peter Lumley
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 10 February 2021)
2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: Lord Philip Harris of Peckham
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £15,000

Date received: 20 July 2020

Date accepted: 31 July 2020

Donor status: individual

(Registered 17 August 2020)
Name of donor: Alan Massie
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £20,000

Date received: 13 July 2020

Date accepted: 12 August 2020

Donor status: individual

(Registered 17 August 2020)
Name of donor: Lord Philip Harris of Peckham
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000

Date received: 11 February 2021

Date accepted: 11 February 2021

Donor status: individual

(Registered 17 February 2021)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
I have accepted Honorary Membership for life of the Carlton Club. (Registered 19 December 2014)
Name of donor: The Arts Club Ltd
Address of donor: 40 Dover Street, London W1S 4NP

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: Honorary Membership of Club for myself and my wife, total value £4,000 (for each of us, £2,000 annual subscription).

Date received: 4 February 2020 to 3 February 2021

Date accepted: 4 February 2020

Donor status: company, registration 00047802

(Registered 04 February 2020)
Name of donor: The Arts Club Ltd
Address of donor: 40 Dover Street, London W1S 4NP

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: Honorary Membership of Club for myself and my wife, total value £5,000 (for each of us, £2,500 annual subscription).

Date received: 4 March 2021 to 3 March 2022

Date accepted: 4 March 2021

Donor status: company, registration 00047802

(Registered 09 March 2021)

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