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 Ministerial Statements — Cabinet Office: Meeting of the Withdrawal Agreement Joint Committee 29 Sep 2020

    The Withdrawal Agreement Joint Committee met on 28 September 2020 in Brussels, with delegations attending in person and by video conference. The meeting was co-chaired by the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, Rt Hon Michael Gove MP and Vice President of the European Commission, Maroš Šefcovic. The meeting was also attended by representatives of the Northern Ireland Executive and EU...
  • Point of Order 23 Sep 2020

    Further to that point of order, Madam Deputy Speaker. I am grateful to the hon. Lady for raising that point of order. The Paymaster General, who of course is a Cabinet Office Minister and does an excellent job in keeping Members from all parties updated, and has done throughout the difficult time of the coronavirus pandemic, is resuming the calls to augment the scrutiny that, quite rightly,...
  • EU Exit: End of Transition Period 23 Sep 2020

    I am grateful to the hon. Lady for her questions. She makes the point that there have been three Prime Ministers and four years since the referendum and alleges that there have been some U-turns. This Government have been consistent in our determination to honour that referendum result. If we are thinking of U-turns, I think of the Labour party, which at different times has been in favour of...

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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)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 28 Sep 2020.

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 2019

Donor status: company, registration 05337528

(Registered 24 January 2019)
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: £3,000 for the year 2019, in monthly payments of £250, from January to December 2019

Donor status: company, registration 06764638

(Registered 14 March 2019)
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: Magna Carta Club
Address of donor: Curzon House, Church Road, Windlesham GU20 6BH

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

Donor status: unincorporated association

(Registered 08 January 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: £3,000

Donor status: unincorporated association

(Registered 08 January 2020)
Name of donor: Harwood Capital LLP
Address of donor: 6 Stratton Street, London W1J 8LD

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

Donor status: company, registration OC304213

(Registered 08 January 2020)
Name of donor: GYG Estates Ltd
Address of donor: First Floor, Winston House, 349 Regents Park Road, London N3 1DH

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

Donor status: company, registration 06947354

(Registered 08 January 2020)
Name of donor: Jerry Buhlmann
Address of donor: private

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

Donor status: individual

(Registered 08 January 2020)
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: £1,000

Donor status: company, registration 05337528

(Registered 08 January 2020)
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: Henry Lumley
Address of donor: private

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

Donor status: individual

(Registered 04 March 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: £3,000 for the year 2020, in monthly payments of £250, from January to December 2020

Donor status: company, registration 06764638

(Registered 20 March 2020)
2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: Geoffrey de Jager
Address of donor: private

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

Date received: 13 November 2019

Date accepted: 10 December 2019

Donor status: individual

(Registered 08 January 2020)
Name of donor: Lord Phillip Harris of Peckham
Address of donor: private

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

Date received: 13 November 2019

Date accepted: 10 December 2019

Donor status: individual

(Registered 08 January 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: 25 March 2020

Date accepted: 26 March 2020

Donor status: individual

(Registered 30 March 2020)
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)
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 £8,000 (for each of us, £2,000 to join and £2,000 annual subscription).

Date received: 4 February 2019 to 3 February 2020

Date accepted: 11 February 2019

Donor status: company, registration 00047802

(Registered 22 February 2019)
Name of donor: Manchester City FC
Address of donor: Etihad Stadium, Etihad Campus Manchester M11 3FF

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: two tickets, including hospitality, to a football match at Manchester City FC, total value £1,440

Date received: 23 November 2019

Date accepted: 23 November 2019

Donor status: company, registration 00040946

(Registered 08 January 2020)
Name of donor: Franco-British Colloque
Address of donor: 86 East Lane, West Horsley, Leatherhead KT24 6LQ

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: food and accommodation while attending the Franco-British Colloque’s 2020 Conference, total value £901.57

Date received: 16-18 January 2020

Date accepted: 6 January 2020

Donor status: company, registration 06913437

(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 £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 Football Association Premier League Limited
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, including hospitality, to a football match at Stamford Bridge, total value £900

Date received: 3 March 2020

Date accepted: 3 March 2020

Donor status: company, registration 2719699

(Registered 20 March 2020)

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