House of Commons

The Register of Members' Financial Interests
As at 2 May 2017

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)

25 October 2016, received advance payment of £17,500 from Harper Collins Publishers, The News Building, 1 London Bridge Street, London SE1 9GF, via Georgina Capel Associates Ltd, 29 Wardour St, London W1D 6PS, for a book. Hours: impossible to calculate. (Registered 18 November 2016)

14 December 2016, received £5,000 from PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, 7 More London Riverside, London SE1 2RT, for delivering a speech. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 22 December 2016)

23 January 2017, received £15,000 from Brewin and Dolphin, 12 Smithfield Street, London EC1A 9LA via London Speaker Bureau, 233-235 Kensington High Street, London W8 6SF for a speech. Hours: 3 hrs including preparation and travel. (Registered 17 February 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)

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

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: £250 a month from 28 October 2011; value £3,000 a year in 2011-12, 2012-13, 2013-14, 2014-15 and 2015-16
Donor status: company, registration 05971338
(Registered 29 December 2011; updated 22 January 2013, 7 February 2014, 17 February 2015 and 8 March 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: £250 a month from 8 November 2011; value £3,000 a year in 2011-12, 2012-13, 2013-14, 2014-15 and 2015-16
Donor status: LLP
(Registered 29 December 2011; updated 22 January 2013, 7 February 2014, 17 February 2015 and 8 March 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 2016.
Donor status: company, registration 05337528.
(Registered 21 June 2016; updated 28 October 2016)

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 2016-17, in monthly payments of £250, starting from May 2016
Donor status: company, registration 06764638
(Registered 23 June 2016)

Name of donor: RMB Associates Ltd
Address of donor: 253 Gray's Inn Road, London WC1X 8QT
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500
Donor status: company, registration 08823586
(Registered 19 August 2016)

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 31 October 2016)

Name of donor: Strangers Gallery Dining Club
Address of donor: c/o Surrey Heath Conservative Association, Curzon House, Church Rd, Windlesham GU20 6BH
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £7,500
Donor status: unincorporated association
(Registered 31 October 2016)

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)

2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)

Name of donor: Paul Marshall
Address of donor: private
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,250 to support my campaign for leadership of the Conservative Party
Date received: 28 July 2016
Date accepted: 28 July 2016
Donor status: individual
(Registered 08 August 2016)

Name of donor: Theodore Agnew
Address of donor: private
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,250 to support my campaign for leadership of the Conservative Party
Date received: 29 July 2016
Date accepted: 29 July 2016
Donor status: individual
(Registered 08 August 2016)

Name of donor: Zacharias Gertler
Address of donor: private
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000 to support my campaign for leadership of the Conservative Party
Date received: 29 July 2016
Date accepted: 29 July 2016
Donor status: individual
(Registered 08 August 2016)

Name of donor: John Nash
Address of donor: private
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,250 to support my campaign for leadership of the Conservative Party
Date received: 29 July 2016
Date accepted: 29 July 2016
Donor status: individual
(Registered 08 August 2016)

Name of donor: David Meller
Address of donor: private
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,250 to support my campaign for leadership of the Conservative Party
Date received: 28 July 2016
Date accepted: 1 August 2016
Donor status: individual
(Registered 08 August 2016)

Name of donor: Andrew Roberts
Address of donor: private
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000 to support my campaign for leadership of the Conservative Party
Date received: 4 July 2016
Date accepted: 2 August 2016
Donor status: individual
(Registered 08 August 2016)

Name of donor: Olga Polizzi
Address of donor: private
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000 to support my campaign for leadership of the Conservative Party
Date received: 6 July 2016
Date accepted: 2 August 2016
Donor status: individual
(Registered 08 August 2016)

Name of donor: Peter David Wilson
Address of donor: private
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000 to support my campaign for leadership of the Conservative Party
Date received: 7 July 2016
Date accepted: 2 August 2016
Donor status: individual
(Registered 08 August 2016)

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, Surrey KT24 6LQ
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: food and accommodation while attending the Franco-British Colloque’s 2016 Conference, total value £1,414
Date received: 15-16 January 2016
Date accepted: 15 January 2016
Donor status: company, registration no 06913437
(Registered 31 May 2016)

Name of donor: The Times Newspapers
Address of donor: 1 London Bridge Street, London SE1 9GF
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Whilst attending The Times Cheltenham Festival, two nights accommodation for myself plus one nights accommodation for two guests, total value £850
Date received: 14-15 October 2016
Date accepted: 14 October 2016
Donor status: company, registration 894646
(Registered 17 November 2016)

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, 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)

 

Prepared 3rd May 2017