Gillian Keegan

The Secretary of State for Education

Conservative MP for Chichester

@GillianKeegan

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Conservative MP for Chichester

Entered the House of Commons on 9 June 2017 — General election

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Topics of interest

  • Department for Environment
  • Food and Rural Affairs
  • Department for Transport
  • Department for Business
  • Energy and Industrial Strategy
  • Department for Education
  • Department of Health and Social Care
  • Courts: Chichester
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  • Broadband and Mobile Phones: Rural Areas
  • Higher Education: Standards
  • Business

Currently held offices

  • The Secretary of State for Education (since 25 Oct 2022)

Other offices held in the past

  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office) ( 7 Sep 2022 to 25 Oct 2022)
  • Member, Down Syndrome Bill Committee (19 Jan 2022 to 26 Jan 2022)
  • Minister of State (Department of Health and Social Care) (16 Sep 2021 to 7 Sep 2022)
  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Education (13 Feb 2020 to 16 Sep 2021)
  • Member, Draft Domestic Abuse Bill (Joint) Committee (27 Feb 2019 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Standing Orders Committee ( 1 Nov 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Public Accounts Committee (11 Sep 2017 to 3 Dec 2018)

Previous MPs in this constituency

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Recent appearances

  • Written Ministerial Statements — Department for Education: School Capital Update 26 Mar 2024

    Today, I am announcing a further £850 million investment in places for children and young people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) or who require Alternative Provision (AP). I am also announcing £1.8 billion in capital funding for the 2024-25 financial year to improve the condition of buildings at schools and sixth-form colleges. Funding for SEND and AP places Spread...
  • Education: Apprenticeships: Occupation Range 11 Mar 2024

    I join you in your comments, Mr Speaker. My thoughts are with the family of Tommy McAvoy. Thanks to this Conservative Government, nearly 70% of all occupations are accessible via an apprenticeship. That is a far greater reach than countries admired for their technical education such as Germany and Switzerland. I am sure that many Members joined the Prime Minister, the Chancellor and more than...
  • Education: Apprenticeships: Occupation Range 11 Mar 2024

    I thank my hon. Friend for his support at the recent parliamentary apprenticeship fair. Importantly, our apprenticeship programme is future focused. It includes a new battery manufacturing technician apprenticeship, which will benefit electric buses, and others including charging point installation and electric vehicle maintenance. Whether through T-levels, higher technical qualifications or...

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Last updated: 18 Mar 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: Tim Ashley
Address of donor: private
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000
Donor status: individual
(Registered 12 October 2023)
Name of donor: Charles Lewington
Address of donor: private
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000
Donor status: individual
(Registered 12 October 2023)
Name of donor: Franck Petitgas
Address of donor: private
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000
Donor status: individual
(Registered 17 October 2023)
Name of donor: David Russell
Address of donor: private
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500
Donor status: individual
(Registered 09 November 2023)
2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: Catholic Bishops Conference England & Wales
Address of donor: 39 Eccleston Square, London SW1V 1BX
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: An intern in my parliamentary office for ten months, who will receive an educational allowance of £7,000 paid directly to them, plus accommodation valued at £10,710.60, total value £17,710.60
Date received: 10 October 2022 - 28 July 2023
Date accepted: 10 October 2022
Donor status: company, registration 4734592
(Registered 07 November 2022)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Goodwood Racecourse Ltd
Address of donor: Goodwood House, Goodwood, Chichester PO18 0PX
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Two tickets with hospitality to Qatar Goodwood Festival, total value £2,268
Date received: 1 August 2023
Date accepted: 1 August 2023
Donor status: company, registration 00772766
(Registered 07 August 2023)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
Family holiday home in Haut Savoie, France, jointly owned with my husband: (i). (Registered 28 June 2017)
Flat in London, jointly owned with my husband: (i) and (ii). (Registered 28 June 2017)
House in Nueva Andalucia, Spain, jointly owned with my husband: (i). (Registered 28 June 2017)
8. Miscellaneous
On 17 January 2022, I accepted honorary membership of Cowdray Park Polo Club for the duration of my time as the MP for Chichester. The annual value of this membership is below registrable value. (Registered 17 January 2022)

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