House of Commons

The Register of Members' Financial Interests
As at 17 December 2018

Gove, Michael (Surrey Heath)

Gove, Michael (Surrey Heath)

1. Employment and earnings

From 14 October 2016 until 11 June 2017, 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 was intended to be for twelve months. I consulted ACoBA about this appointment. (Registered 18 November 2016; updated 11 January 2018)

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: £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: 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)

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 2018.
Donor status: company, registration 05337528
(Registered 01 February 2018)

Name of donor: Richard Gillham
Address of donor: private
Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £4,000
Donor status: individual
(Registered 01 February 2018)

Name of donor: Henry Lumley
Address of donor: private
Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000
Donor status: individual
(Registered 29 March 2018)

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 2018, in monthly payments of £250, from January 2018
Donor status: company, registration 06764638
(Registered 04 June 2018)

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: £10,000
Donor status: members' association (unincorporated)
(Registered 16 July 2018)

Name of donor: Bansols Beta Ltd
Address of donor: The Courtyard, Chapel Lane, Bodicote, Banbury, Oxfordshire, OX15 4DB
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000
Donor status: company, registration 02878404
(Registered 07 August 2018)

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 2018
Donor status: company, registration 05971338
(Registered 09 November 2018)

Name of donor: Luff Associates
Address of donor: White Oak Cottage, 13 Claremont Avenue, Camberley GU15 2DR
Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000 paid in twelve monthly instalments of £250 a month from November 2018 to October 2019
Donor status: limited liability partnership
(Registered 17 December 2018)

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: Franco-British Colloque
Address of donor: 86 East Lane, West Horsley, Leatherhead KT24 6LQ
Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: food and accommodation while attending the Franco-British Colloque’s 2018 Conference, total value £777.60
Date received: 18-20 January 2018
Date accepted: 18 January 2018
Donor status: company, registration 06913437
(Registered 01 February 2018)

Name of donor: Jacqui Miller-Charlton, trading as Newcastle International Film Festival
Address of donor: private
Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: Two tickets, including hospitality, to a football match at Newcastle United Football Club, total value £456
Date received: 31 March 2018
Date accepted: 31 March 2018
Donor status: individual
(Registered 26 April 2018)

4. Visits outside the UK

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 £447.65; ground transportation £309.39; lodging £972.81; meals £193.06; total value £1,922.91
Destination of visit: Sea Island, Georgia, USA
Dates of visit: 8-11 March 2018
Purpose of visit: To speak at the annual AEI World Forum.
(Registered 29 March 2018)

8. Miscellaneous

On 20 February 2018 I attended a match at Chelsea Football Club, value £200, at the invitation of another Member. BT Group plc paid for my ticket. (Registered 12 March 2018)

 

Prepared 19th December 2018