Michael Gove

Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities

Conservative MP for Surrey Heath

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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
  • 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 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: 19 Feb 2024.

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: 20 Park Road, Bracknell RG12 2LU
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000 paid in monthly instalments of £250 a month from October 2022
Donor status: company, registration 05971338
(Registered 16 November 2022)
Name of donor: Information Edge
Address of donor: 20-22 Wenlock Road, London N1 7GU
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000 in monthly payments of £250 between January and December 2023
Donor status: company, registration 05337528
(Registered 31 January 2023; updated 03 March 2023)
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: £10,000
Donor status: members' association (unincorporated)
(Registered 02 March 2023)
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 21 March 2023)
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: £4,000
Donor status: members' association (unincorporated)
(Registered 08 June 2023)
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: £5,000
Donor status: unincorporated association
(Registered 15 September 2023)
Name of donor: Bansols Beta Ltd
Address of donor: 12 North Bar, Banbury OX16 0TB
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000
Donor status: company, registration 02878404
(Registered 23 October 2023)
Name of donor: The Dental Centre
Address of donor: 20 Park Road, Bracknell, Berkshire, RG12 2LU
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000 paid in monthly instalments of £250 a month from October 2023
Donor status: company, registration 05971338
(Registered 13 December 2023)
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 22 December 2023)
Name of donor: Information Edge
Address of donor: 20-22 Wenlock Road, London N1 7GU
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000 in monthly payments of £250 between January and December 2024
Donor status: company, registration 05337528
(Registered 12 February 2024)
2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: Hilton Nathanson
Address of donor: private
Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000
Date received: 23 November 2023
Date accepted: 30 November 2023
Donor status: individual
(Registered 04 December 2023)
Name of donor: Graham Edwards
Address of donor: private
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000
Date received: 11 December 2023
Date accepted: 3 January 2024
Donor status: individual
(Registered 04 January 2024)
Name of donor: Mick Davis
Address of donor: private
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £7,500
Date received: 17 January 2024
Date accepted: 12 Febraury 2024
Donor status: individual
(Registered 13 February 2024)
Name of donor: Edward Lee
Address of donor: private
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000
Date received: 5 February 2024
Date accepted: 12 Febraury 2024
Donor status: individual
(Registered 13 February 2024)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Carlton Club
Address of donor: 69 St James’s Street, London SW1A 1PJ
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Honorary Membership for life of the Carlton Club (value provided is that in 2024), value £760
Date received: 31 July 2014
Date accepted: 12 September 2014
Donor status: company, registration 00573221
(Registered 19 December 2014; updated 13 February 2024)
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: Tortoise Media
Address of donor: The Harley Building, 77-79 New Cavendish Street, London W1W 6XB
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: During my attendance of the Kite Festival, hotel accommodation for one night £245; dinner on Friday night £80; breakfast on Saturday morning £30; complimentary food and soft drinks on site £10; total value £365
Date received: 9-10 June 2023
Date accepted: 9 June 2023
Donor status: company, registration 11100473
(Registered 21 June 2023)
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 for the Chelsea v Aston Villa game at Stamford Bridge, total value £1,342.10
Date received: 24 September 2023
Date accepted: 24 September 2023
Donor status: company, registration 2719699
(Registered 11 October 2023)

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