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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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 8 Dec 2021)
  • Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities (since 19 Sep 2021)
  • Minister for Intergovernmental Relations (since 19 Sep 2021)

Other offices held in the past

  • 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: 3 May 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: 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: 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: 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: £9,000

Donor status: members' association (unincorporated)

(Registered 21 June 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)
2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: Alan Massie
Address of donor: private

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

Date received: 24 May 2021

Date accepted: 26 May 2021

Donor status: individual

(Registered 01 June 2021)
Name of donor: Zachariasz Gertler
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £50,000

Date received: 5 August 2021

Date accepted: 6 August 2021

Donor status: individual

(Registered 26 August 2021)
Name of donor: Zachariasz Gertler
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £50,000

Date received: 6 August 2021

Date accepted: 6 August 2021

Donor status: individual

(Registered 26 August 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 £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)
5. Gifts and benefits from sources outside the UK
Name of donor: Banco Santander SA
Address of donor: Paseo Pereda, 9 – 12, 39004 Santander (Cantabria), Spain

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Two tickets, including hospitality, to a football match (UEFA Champions League Final 2021) at the Estádio do Dragão, Porto, Portugal, total value £2,500

Date received: 29 May 2021

Date accepted: 29 May 2021

Donor status: company, registration ESA39000013

(Registered 25 June 2021)

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