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Michael Gove

Conservative - Surrey Heath

Minister for the Cabinet Office and Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster

(since February 2020)
Michael Gove is not a member of any APPGs
Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster
24th Jul 2019 - 13th Feb 2020
Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
11th Jun 2017 - 24th Jul 2019
Committee on Exiting the European Union
31st Oct 2016 - 3rd May 2017
Committee on the Future Relationship with the European Union
31st Oct 2016 - 3rd May 2017
Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice
8th May 2015 - 14th Jul 2016
Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasury and Chief Whip
15th Jul 2014 - 8th May 2015
Secretary of State for Education
12th May 2010 - 15th Jul 2014
Shadow Secretary of State (Children, Schools and Families)
3rd Jul 2007 - 6th May 2010
Shadow Minister (Communities and Local Government) (Housing and Planning)
10th May 2005 - 3rd Jul 2007
European Scrutiny Committee
28th Jun 2005 - 22nd Jan 2007


Department Event
Wednesday 12th May 2021
Cabinet Office
Ministerial statement - Main Chamber
Covid-19 update
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Select Committee Meeting
Wednesday 12th May 2021
15:30
Department Event
Thursday 27th May 2021
09:30
Cabinet Office
Oral questions - Main Chamber
27 May 2021, 9:30 a.m.
Cabinet Office (including Topical Questions)
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Division Votes
Wednesday 28th April 2021
Immigration
voted No - in line with the party majority
One of 357 Conservative No votes vs 0 Conservative Aye votes
Tally: Ayes - 270 Noes - 358
Speeches
Thursday 29th April 2021
Covid-19 Update

As part of “The covid-19 response - Spring 2021” publication, the Government committed to exploring whether and how covid-status certification …

Written Answers
Wednesday 26th April 2017
Cancer: Frimley
To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps he is taking to ensure clear strategic governance in the …
Early Day Motions
None available
Bills
Wednesday 30th December 2020
European Union (Future Relationship) Act 2020
A Bill to Implement, and make other provision in connection with, the Trade and Cooperation Agreement; to make further provision …
Tweets
None available
MP Financial Interests
Monday 30th March 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: Copeland Blue Ltd
Address of donor: Seebeck House, 1 Seebeck Place, Knowhill, Milton Keynes MK5 8FR
Amount …

Division Voting information

During the current Parliamentary Session, Michael Gove has voted in 218 divisions, and never against the majority of their Party.
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Debates during the 2019 Parliament

Speeches made during Parliamentary debates are recorded in Hansard. For ease of browsing we have grouped debates into individual, departmental and legislative categories.

Sparring Partners
Lindsay Hoyle (Speaker)
(48 debate interactions)
Rachel Reeves (Labour)
Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer
(29 debate interactions)
Pete Wishart (Scottish National Party)
Shadow SNP Leader of the House of Commons
(20 debate interactions)
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Department Debates
Cabinet Office
(847 debate contributions)
Department of Health and Social Care
(1 debate contributions)
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Surrey Heath Petitions

e-Petitions are administered by Parliament and allow members of the public to express support for a particular issue.

If an e-petition reaches 10,000 signatures the Government will issue a written response.

If an e-petition reaches 100,000 signatures the petition becomes eligible for a Parliamentary debate (usually Monday 4.30pm in Westminster Hall).

Petitions with most Surrey Heath signatures
Michael Gove has not participated in any petition debates

Latest EDMs signed by Michael Gove

Michael Gove has not signed any Early Day Motions

Commons initiatives

These initiatives were driven by Michael Gove, and are more likely to reflect personal policy preferences.

MPs who are act as Ministers or Shadow Ministers are generally restricted from performing Commons initiatives other than Urgent Questions.


Michael Gove has not been granted any Urgent Questions

Michael Gove has not been granted any Adjournment Debates

11 Bills introduced by Michael Gove

Introduced: 26th May 2010

Following agreement by both Houses on the text of the Bill it received Royal Assent on 27 July. The Bill is now an Act of Parliament (law).

This Bill received Royal Assent on Tuesday 27th July 2010 and was enacted into law.

Introduced: 30th December 2020

A Bill to Implement, and make other provision in connection with, the Trade and Cooperation Agreement; to make further provision in connection with the United Kingdom’s future relationship with the EU and its member States; to make related provision about passenger name record data, customs and privileges and immunities; and for connected purposes.

This Bill received Royal Assent on Wednesday 30th December 2020 and was enacted into law.


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

This Bill received Royal Assent on Monday 9th September 2019 and was enacted into law.


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

This Bill received Royal Assent on Wednesday 24th July 2019 and was enacted into law.


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.

This Bill received Royal Assent on Thursday 20th December 2018 and was enacted into law.

Introduced: 25th February 2013

This Bill received Royal Assent on Thursday 13th March 2014 and was enacted into law.

Introduced: 25th February 2013

This Bill received Royal Assent on Thursday 13th March 2014 and was enacted into law.

Introduced: 26th January 2011

This Bill received Royal Assent on Tuesday 15th November 2011 and was enacted into law.


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.


Last Event - Committee Debate: 10th Sitting (Part 2): House Of Commons
Monday 17th December 2018
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Next Event - Report Stage: House Of Commons
Date TBA

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.


Last Event - Committee Debate: 14th Sitting: House Of Commons
Tuesday 20th November 2018
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Next Event - Report Stage: House Of Commons
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To make provision about the mode of trial and maximum penalty for certain offences under the Animal Welfare Act 2006.


Last Event - Committee Debates: Compilation Pdf Of Sitting So Far: House Of Commons
Tuesday 23rd July 2019
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Next Event - Report Stage: House Of Commons
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Michael Gove has not co-sponsored any Bills in the current parliamentary sitting


Michael Gove has not asked any Written Questions in the current parliament