Michael Gove

The Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

Conservative MP for Surrey Heath

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Smoking Bans

Over the years there have been votes in Parliament on banning smoking in restaurants, public buildings, pubs, and in cars with children present.

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Michael Gove voted a mixture of for and against smoking bans

TheyWorkForYou has automatically calculated this MP’s stance based on all of their votes on the topic. You can browse the source data on PublicWhip.org.uk.

All votes about smoking bans:

  • On 11 Feb 2015: Michael Gove voted to make it an offence to for someone in charge of an enclosed vehicle to fail to prevent smoking within it if someone under 18 is present. Show vote
  • On 10 Feb 2014: Michael Gove voted in favour of a new law requiring private vehicles be smoke-free where a person under the age of 18 is present in the vehicle. Show vote
  • On 22 Jun 2011: Michael Gove was absent for a vote on Ban on Smoking in Private Vehicles Show vote
  • On 13 Oct 2010: Michael Gove was absent for a vote on Public Houses and Private Members' Clubs (Smoking) Bill Show vote
  • On 14 Feb 2006: Michael Gove voted no on Health Bill — New Clause 5 — Smoke-free premises: exemptions — consideration Show vote
  • On 14 Feb 2006: Michael Gove voted no on Health Bill — New Clause 5 — Smoke-free premises: exemptions — private clubs Show vote
  • On 14 Feb 2006: Michael Gove voted no on Health Bill — New Clause 5 — Smoke-free premises: exemptions — as amended Show vote
  • On 14 Feb 2006: Michael Gove was absent for a vote on Health Bill — Schedule 8 — Minor and consequential amendments Show vote

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