Michael Gove

Michael Gove is the Conservative MP for Surrey Heath, and has been an MP continuously since 5 May 2005. He currently holds the Government posts of Minister for Intergovernmental Relations, and Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities.

Parliamentary career

Find out about the Parliamentary career of Michael Gove, including posts and roles held.

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Government posts

Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government
Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government
15 September 2021 - 19 September 2021
Commons
Minister for the Cabinet Office and Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster
Cabinet Office
13 February 2020 - 15 September 2021
Commons
Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster
Cabinet Office
24 July 2019 - 13 February 2020
Commons
Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
11 June 2017 - 24 July 2019
Commons
Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice
Ministry of Justice
8 May 2015 - 14 July 2016
Commons
Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasury and Chief Whip
HM Treasury
15 July 2014 - 8 May 2015
Commons
Secretary of State for Education
Department for Education
12 May 2010 - 15 July 2014
Commons

Opposition posts

Shadow Secretary of State (Children, Schools and Families)
Department for Education
3 July 2007 - 6 May 2010
Commons
Shadow Minister (Communities and Local Government) (Housing and Planning)
Department for Communities and Local Government
10 May 2005 - 3 July 2007
Commons

Committee memberships

Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission
13 February 2020 - 1 October 2021
Commons
Committee on the Future Relationship with the European Union
31 October 2016 - 3 May 2017
Commons
European Scrutiny Committee
28 June 2005 - 22 January 2007
Commons