Michael Gove

Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities

Conservative MP for Surrey Heath

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Recent appearances

  • Levelling Up, Housing and Communities: Regional Inequality 21 Nov 2022

    It is because we are concerned about the impact of inflation and increases in interest rates that this autumn statement protected the most vulnerable by uprating benefits and pensions with inflation, strengthening the energy price guarantee, and providing cost of living payments. With your permission, Mr Speaker, I would also like to update the House on the score in Qatar: it is now 5-1 to...
  • Levelling Up, Housing and Communities: Regional Inequality 21 Nov 2022

    It is not just the UK shared prosperity fund, but the levelling-up fund that has seen money go to not just Liverpool city region, but all those areas we are targeting that have been overlooked and undervalued in the past. Specifically, the UK shared prosperity fund has provided £52 million for the Liverpool city region—money that I know will be well invested by Steve Rotheram and others.
  • Levelling Up, Housing and Communities: Regional Inequality 21 Nov 2022

    Lichfield is the jewel of Staffordshire, but even the most glittering jewels sometimes have flaws and, as a rough diamond himself, I know that my hon. Friend will appreciate that. I recognise that there is a need to help all those parts of the United Kingdom and the west midlands where, even though there may be prosperity, there is inequality that needs to be addressed.

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Conservative MP for Surrey Heath

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

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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
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  • Gcse
  • General Certificate of Secondary Education
  • Teachers: Training
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Currently held offices

  • Member, Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission (since 25 Oct 2022)
  • Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities (since 25 Oct 2022)
  • Minister for Intergovernmental Relations (since 25 Oct 2022)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission (8 Dec 2021 to 6 Jul 2022)
  • Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities (19 Sep 2021 to 6 Jul 2022)
  • Minister for Intergovernmental Relations (19 Sep 2021 to 6 Sep 2022)
  • The Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government (15 Sep 2021 to 19 Sep 2021)
  • Member, Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission (13 Feb 2020 to 1 Oct 2021)
  • Minister for the Cabinet Office and Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster (13 Feb 2020 to 15 Sep 2021)
  • 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)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 14 Nov 2022.

2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
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: 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 2021

Donor status: company, registration 05971338

(Registered 10 November 2021)
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: £3,000

Donor status: unincorporated association

(Registered 10 November 2021)
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: £1,500

Donor status: members' association (unincorporated)

(Registered 01 December 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 2022

Donor status: company, registration 05337528

(Registered 26 January 2022)
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 26 January 2022)
Name of donor: Richard Gillham
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 21 April 2022)
Name of donor: Strangers Gallery Dining Club
Address of donor: The Courtyard, High Street, Ascot SL5 7HP

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £9,000

Donor status: members' association (unincorporated)

(Registered 13 June 2022)
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: £7,000

Donor status: unincorporated association

(Registered 21 June 2022)
Name of donor: Stefan Voloseniuc
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 21 June 2022)
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 £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)
Name of donor: Cliveden LitFest
Address of donor: Cliveden House Hotel, Taplow Berks SL6 0JF

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: hotel accommodation for one night £885 (incl breakfast); dinner £70; drinks reception £50; total value £1,005

Date received: 23-24 October 2021

Date accepted: 23 October 2021

Donor status: other (not-for-profit organisation)

(Registered 10 November 2021)
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, total value £2,500 (annual subscription)

Date received: 1 March 2022 - 28 February 2023

Date accepted: 1 March 2022

Donor status: company, registration 00047802

(Registered 10 March 2022)
Name of donor: The Football Association Premier League Ltd
Address of donor: Brunel Building, 57 North Wharf Road, London W2 1HQ

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Two tickets to the FA Cup Semi-Final football match at Wembley, total value approx. £600

Date received: 17 April 2022

Date accepted: 17 April 2022

Donor status: company, registration 2719699

(Registered 26 April 2022)
Name of donor: The Football Association Premier League Ltd
Address of donor: Brunel Building, 57 North Wharf Road, London W2 1HQ

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Two tickets with hospitality to the FA Cup Final football match at Wembley, total value £600

Date received: 14 May 2022

Date accepted: 14 May 2022

Donor status: company, registration 2719699

(Registered 13 June 2022)
Name of donor: Unherd Ltd
Address of donor: 2-6 Old Queen Street, Westminster SW1H 9HP

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £500 towards the cost of accommodation at the Conservative Party Conference 2022

Date received: 13 October 2022

Date accepted: 19 October 2022

Donor status: company, registration 10678659

(Registered 19 October 2022)
Name of donor: SRE Hotels (Cliveden) Ltd
Address of donor: Quadrant House Floor 6, 4 Thomas More Square, London E1W 1YW

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Hotel and hospitality during my attendance of the Cliveden Literary Festival. Hotel accommodation for two nights £775 per night (including breakfast); dinner on Friday night £101.50; drinks on Friday night £80; lunch and other refreshments on Saturday £65; dinner on Saturday night £95; drinks reception on Saturday night £80; lunch and other refreshments on Sunday £65; total value £2,036.50

Date received: 14-16 October 2022

Date accepted: 14 October 2022

Donor status: company, registration 07844715

(Registered 08 November 2022)

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