Michael Gove

The Rt Hon 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.

Registered Interests

The Register of Members’ Financial Interests is updated fortnightly online when the House is sitting, and less frequently at other times. Interests remain in the Register for twelve months after the interest has ended.

The interests set out below are those included in the most recently published version of the Register. All versions of the Register can be found here.

1. Employment and earnings

  • 28 October 2022, received £3,100 from Radiocentre, C/O Rmt Accountants & Business Advisors Ltd, Gosforth Park Avenue, Newcastle Upon Tyne NE12 8EG, via the London Speaker Bureau, 233-235 Kensington High Street, London W8 6S, for a speech and Q&A session at the Tuning in 2022 event. Hours: 3 hrs including preparation and travel. (Registered 22 November 2022)
  • 25 October 2022, received £12,500 from News UK & Ireland, 1 London Bridge Street, London SE1 9GF, for a weekly column for the Times newspaper. Hours: none. This contract was terminated upon my re-appointment to the Cabinet. The payment was returned on 9 November 2022. I consulted ACoBA about this appointment. (Registered 23 November 2022)

2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation

  • Name of donor: Information Edge
    Address of donor: Token House, 11-12 Tokenhouse Yard, London EC2R 7AS
    Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £6,000 in monthly payments of £500 between January and December 2021
    Donor status: company, registration 05337528
    (Registered 15 January 2021)
  • Name of donor: The Dental Centre
    Address of donor: 19 Station Road, Addlestone, Surrey KT15 2AL
    Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000 paid in monthly instalments of £250 a month from October 2021
    Donor status: company, registration 05971338
    (Registered 10 November 2021)
  • Name of donor: Magna Carta Club
    Address of donor: Curzon House, Church Road, Windlesham GU20 6BH
    Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000
    Donor status: unincorporated association
    (Registered 10 November 2021)
  • Name of donor: Strangers Gallery Dining Club
    Address of donor: Curzon House, Church Road, Windlesham GU20 6BH
    Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £1,500
    Donor status: members' association (unincorporated)
    (Registered 1 December 2021)
  • Name of donor: Information Edge
    Address of donor: Token House, 11-12 Tokenhouse Yard, London EC2R 7AS
    Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £6,000 in monthly payments of £500 between January and December 2022
    Donor status: company, registration 05337528
    (Registered 26 January 2022)
  • Name of donor: Peter Lumley
    Address of donor: private
    Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000
    Donor status: individual
    (Registered 26 January 2022)
  • Name of donor: Richard Gillham
    Address of donor: private
    Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000
    Donor status: individual
    (Registered 21 April 2022)
  • Name of donor: Strangers Gallery Dining Club
    Address of donor: The Courtyard, High Street, Ascot SL5 7HP
    Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £9,000
    Donor status: members' association (unincorporated)
    (Registered 13 June 2022)
  • Name of donor: Magna Carta Club
    Address of donor: Curzon House, Church Road, Windlesham GU20 6BH
    Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £7,000
    Donor status: unincorporated association
    (Registered 21 June 2022)
  • Name of donor: Stefan Voloseniuc
    Address of donor: private
    Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000
    Donor status: individual
    (Registered 21 June 2022)
  • Name of donor: The Dental Centre
    Address of donor: 20 Park Road, Bracknell RG12 2LU
    Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000 paid in monthly instalments of £250 a month from October 2022
    Donor status: company, registration 05971338
    (Registered 16 November 2022)

3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources

  • I have accepted Honorary Membership for life of the Carlton Club.
    (Registered 19 December 2014)
  • Name of donor: The Arts Club Ltd
    Address of donor: 40 Dover Street, London W1S 4NP
    Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: Honorary Membership of Club for myself and my wife, total value £5,000 (for each of us, £2,500 annual subscription).
    Date received: 4 March 2021 to 3 March 2022
    Date accepted: 4 March 2021
    Donor status: company, registration 00047802
    (Registered 9 March 2021)
  • Name of donor: Cliveden LitFest
    Address of donor: Cliveden House Hotel, Taplow Berks SL6 0JF
    Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: hotel accommodation for one night £885 (incl breakfast); dinner £70; drinks reception £50; total value £1,005
    Date received: 23-24 October 2021
    Date accepted: 23 October 2021
    Donor status: other (not-for-profit organisation)
    (Registered 10 November 2021)
  • Name of donor: The Arts Club Ltd
    Address of donor: 40 Dover Street, London W1S 4NP
    Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Honorary Membership, total value £2,500 (annual subscription)
    Date received: 1 March 2022 - 28 February 2023
    Date accepted: 1 March 2022
    Donor status: company, registration 00047802
    (Registered 10 March 2022)
  • Name of donor: The Football Association Premier League Ltd
    Address of donor: Brunel Building, 57 North Wharf Road, London W2 1HQ
    Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Two tickets to the FA Cup Semi-Final football match at Wembley, total value approx. £600
    Date received: 17 April 2022
    Date accepted: 17 April 2022
    Donor status: company, registration 2719699
    (Registered 26 April 2022)
  • Name of donor: The Football Association Premier League Ltd
    Address of donor: Brunel Building, 57 North Wharf Road, London W2 1HQ
    Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Two tickets with hospitality to the FA Cup Final football match at Wembley, total value £600
    Date received: 14 May 2022
    Date accepted: 14 May 2022
    Donor status: company, registration 2719699
    (Registered 13 June 2022)
  • Name of donor: Unherd Ltd
    Address of donor: 2-6 Old Queen Street, Westminster SW1H 9HP
    Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £500 towards the cost of accommodation at the Conservative Party Conference 2022
    Date received: 13 October 2022
    Date accepted: 19 October 2022
    Donor status: company, registration 10678659
    (Registered 19 October 2022)
  • Name of donor: SRE Hotels (Cliveden) Ltd
    Address of donor: Quadrant House Floor 6, 4 Thomas More Square, London E1W 1YW
    Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Hotel and hospitality during my attendance of the Cliveden Literary Festival. Hotel accommodation for two nights £775 per night (including breakfast); dinner on Friday night £101.50; drinks on Friday night £80; lunch and other refreshments on Saturday £65; dinner on Saturday night £95; drinks reception on Saturday night £80; lunch and other refreshments on Sunday £65; total value £2,036.50
    Date received: 14-16 October 2022
    Date accepted: 14 October 2022
    Donor status: company, registration 07844715
    (Registered 8 November 2022)