House of Commons

The Register of Members' Financial Interests
As at 8 January 2018

Gove, Michael (Surrey Heath)

Gove, Michael (Surrey Heath)

1. Employment and earnings

From 14 October 2016, weekly newspaper column, and other articles on request, for The Times. Expected remuneration of £150,000 a year from News UK, 1 London Bridge Street, London SE1 9GF, in return for an average of 8 hrs per week. This contract is for twelve months. I consulted ACoBA about this appointment. (Registered 18 November 2016)

Payments received via London Speaker Bureau, 233-235 Kensington High Street, London W8 6SF:

23 January 2017, received £15,000 from Brewin and Dolphin, 12 Smithfield Street, London EC1A 9LA, for a speech. Hours: 3 hrs including preparation and travel. (Registered 17 February 2017)

10 May 2017, received £7,500 from Optiver, Strawinskylaan 3095, 1077 ZX Amsterdam, Netherlands, for a speech. Hours: 16 hrs including preparation and travel. (Registered 07 July 2017)

18 July 2017 received £4,000 from Ernst & Young, 1 More London Place, London SE1 2AF for delivering a speech on 16 May 2017. Hours: 5 hrs including preparation and travel. (Registered 10 August 2017)

31 January 2017, received £5,000 from the University of Birmingham, Jubilee Centre for Character & Virtues, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT, for a speech. Hours: 6 hrs including preparation and travel. (Registered 17 February 2017)

24 March 2017, received royalties of £121.39 from the Authors’ Licensing and Collecting Society, 86 Fetter Lane, London EC4A 1EN, for past publications. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 13 April 2017)

24 April 2017, received £5,000 from Bridgepoint, 95 Wigmore Street, London W1U 1FB, for delivering a speech. Hours: 3 hrs including preparation and travel. (Registered 07 July 2017)

Payments received via The Presentation Coach Ltd., 103 Gloucester Road, Malmesbury, Wiltshire SN16 0AJ, for speeches:

10 May 2017, received £1,687.50 from Cains, Fort Anne, Douglas, Isle of Man IM1 5PD. Hours: 8 hrs including preparation and travel. (Registered 07 July 2017)

10 May 2017, received £4,125.00 from the Sports & Dining Club, Unit 35, White Hoe Industrial Estate, Old Castletown Road, Douglas IM2 1QB. Hours: 8 hrs including preparation and travel. (Registered 07 July 2017)

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 of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £1,000, in monthly payments of £250, from May to August 2016
Donor status: company, registration 06764638
(Registered 23 June 2016; updated 09 June 2017)

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 2016
Donor status: company, registration 05971338
(Registered 17 November 2016)

Name of donor: Luff Associates
Address of donor: White Oak Cottage, 13 Claremont Avenue, Camberley Surrey GU15 2DR
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000 paid in monthly instalments of £250 a month from November 2016
Donor status: limited liability partnership
(Registered 17 November 2016)

Name of donor: Information Edge
Address of donor: Token House, 11-12 Tokenhouse Yard, London EC2R 7AS
Amount of donation: £6,000 in monthly payments of £500 between January and December 2017.
Donor status: company, registration 05337528
(Registered 02 February 2017)

Name of donor: Copeland Blue Ltd
Address of donor: Seebeck House, 1 Seebeck Place, Knowhill, Milton Keynes MK5 8FR
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000 for the year 2017, in monthly payments of £250, from January 2017
Donor status: company, registration 06764638
(Registered 09 June 2017)

Name of donor: Growth Financial Services
Address of donor: 6 Stratton Street, London W1J 8LD
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000
Donor status: company, registration 01692312
(Registered 07 July 2017)

Name of donor: Magna Carta Club
Address of donor: c/o Surrey Heath Conservative Association, Curzon House, Church Road, Windlesham GU20 6BH
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000
Donor status: unincorporated association
(Registered 07 July 2017)

Name of donor: Strangers Gallery Dining Club
Address of donor: c/o Surrey Heath Conservative Association, Curzon House, Church Road, Windlesham GU20 6BH
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £8,500
Donor status: unincorporated association
(Registered 07 July 2017)

Name of donor: Lord Philip Harris of Peckham
Address of donor: private
Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000
Donor status: individual
(Registered 24 October 2017)

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 2017
Donor status: company, registration 05971338
(Registered 03 November 2017)

Name of donor: Luff Associates
Address of donor: White Oak Cottage, 13 Claremont Avenue, Camberley Surrey GU15 2DR
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000 paid in monthly instalments of £250 a month from November 2017
Donor status: limited liability partnership
(Registered 13 December 2017)

3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources

I have accepted Honorary Membership for life of the Carlton Club. (Registered 19 December 2014)

4. Visits outside the UK

Name of donor: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan
Address of donor: 2-2-1 Kasumigaseki, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-8919, Japan
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): flights £5,156.40; accommodation £1,329.17; subsistence £2,999.02; total value £9,484.59
Destination of visit: Japan
Dates of visit: 11-18 February 2017
Purpose of visit: to gain a greater insight into Japanese affairs in fields including defence, foreign affairs, economy, and technology.
(Registered 08 March 2017)

Name of donor: American Enterprise Institute
Address of donor: 1789 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington DC 20036, USA
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Travel £5,835.21; ground transportation £336.46; lodging £830.79; meals £151.49; total value £7,153.95
Destination of visit: Sea Island, Georgia, USA
Dates of visit: 9-12 March 2017
Purpose of visit: To speak at the annual AEI World Forum.
(Registered 27 March 2017)

Name of donor: The Varkey Foundation
Address of donor: St. Albans House, 57-59 Haymarket, London SW1Y 4QX
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): flights, transfers, hotel and subsistence to a total value of £9,830.40
Destination of visit: Dubai
Dates of visit: 17-20 March 2017
Purpose of visit: To attend and speak at The Global Education and Skills Forum and to attend the Inaugural Meeting of the Atlantis Group.
(Registered 04 April 2017)

Name of donor: American Israel Public Affairs Committee
Address of donor: 251 H Street NW, Washington DC 20001
Amount of donation or estimate of the probable value: flights costing £1,721.38; hotel costs of £923.45; car transfers costing £441.54; £3,086.37 in total
Destination of visit: Washington DC
Dates of visit: 26-28 March, 2017
Purpose of visit: To attend and speak at AIPAC Conference.
(Registered 26 April 2017)

Name of donor: Henry Jackson Society
Address of donor: Millbank Tower, 21-24 Millbank, London SW1P 4QP
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Hotel costs of £492.11
Destination of visit: Washington DC
Dates of visit: 24, 27 and 28 March 2017
Purpose of visit: Meetings with Administration, Congressional and NGO officials in role as HJS Trustee.
(Registered 26 April 2017)

8. Miscellaneous

From 23 January 2017 until June 2017, Trustee of Henry Jackson Society, Millbank Tower, 21-24 Millbank, London SW1P 4QP. The Henry Jackson Society is a charity dedicated to upholding democratic values worldwide. (Registered 28 April 2017; updated 07 July 2017)

 

Prepared 9th January 2018