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Conservative

Member for Surrey Heath

michael.gove.mp@parliament.uk
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Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission (since February 2020)
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6 Bills introduced by Michael Gove

Title Bill Type Last Event Next Event Date Last Updated
Kew Gardens (Leases) Act 2019
Presented by Michael Gove (Conservative)
Government Bill
(Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs)
Royal Assent (Minutes of Proceedings) 9 September, 2019 10 Sep 2019, 7:09 p.m.

A Bill to provide that the Secretary of State’s powers in relation to the management of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, include the power to grant a lease in respect of land for a period of up to 150 years

Wild Animals in Circuses Act 2019
Presented by Michael Gove (Conservative)
Government Bill
(Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs)
Royal Assent (Minutes of Proceedings) 24 July, 2019 25 Jul 2019, 6:52 p.m.

A Bill to make provision to prohibit the use of wild animals in travelling circuses.

Ivory Act 2018
Presented by Michael Gove (Conservative)
Government Bill
(Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs)
Royal Assent (Minutes of Proceddings) 20 December, 2018 21 Dec 2018, 10:39 a.m.

Following agreement by both Houses on the text of the Bill it received Royal Assent on 20 December 2018. The Bill is now an Act of Parliament (law). A Bill to prohibit dealing in ivory, and for connected purposes.

Fisheries Bill 2017-19
Presented by Michael Gove (Conservative)
Government Bill
(Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs)
Committee Debate: 10th sitting (part 2): House of Commons 17 December, 2018 (1) (2) 27 Sep 2019, 11:48 a.m.

The Bill failed to complete its passage through Parliament before the end of the session. This means the Bill will make no further progress. A Bill to make provision about policy objectives in relation to fisheries, fishing and aquaculture; to make provision about access to British fisheries; to make provision about the licensing of fishing boats; to make provision about the determination and distribution of fishing opportunities; to make provision enabling schemes to be established for charging for unauthorised catches of sea fish; to make provision about grants in connection with fishing, aquaculture or marine conservation; to make provision about the recovery of costs in respect of the exercise of public functions relating to fish or fishing; to confer powers to make further provision in connection with fisheries, aquaculture or aquatic animals; to make provision about byelaws and orders relating to the exploitation of sea fisheries; and for connected purposes.

Agriculture Bill 2017-19
Presented by Michael Gove (Conservative)
Government Bill
(Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs)
Committee Debate: 14th sitting: House of Commons 20 November, 2018 (1) (2) 25 Sep 2019, 5:30 p.m.

The Bill failed to complete its passage through Parliament before the end of the session. This means the Bill will make no further progress. A Bill To authorise new expenditure for certain agricultural and other purposes; to make provision about direct payments during an agricultural transition period following the United Kingdom’s departure from the European Union; to make provision about the acquisition and use of information connected with food supply chains; to confer power to respond to exceptional market conditions affecting agricultural markets; to confer power to modify retained direct EU legislation relating to agricultural and rural development payments and public market intervention and private storage aid; to make provision about marketing standards and the classification of carcasses; to make provision for the recognition of associations of agricultural producers which may benefit from certain exemptions from competition law; to confer power to make regulations about contracts for the purchase of agricultural products from agricultural producers and securing compliance with the WTO Agreement on Agriculture; and for connected purposes.

Animal Welfare (Sentencing) Bill 2017-19
Presented by Michael Gove (Conservative)
Government Bill
(Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs)
Committee Debates: compilation pdf of sitting so far: House of Commons 23 July, 2019 30 Aug 2019, 6:34 p.m.

To make provision about the mode of trial and maximum penalty for certain offences under the Animal Welfare Act 2006.

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