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Micheal Gove

Position:

  • Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities (from 25 Oct 2022)
  • Minister for Intergovernmental Relations (from 25 Oct 2022)

Responsibility:

Constituency: Surrey Heath

Age:

Public Popularity

Source: https://yougov.co.uk/

In-party Net Satisfaction

Source: ConservativeHome survey of party members, January 2021

Education: 

Robert Gordon’s College, Aberdeen

 

Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford University

 

Political Positions: 

Co-leader of Brexit Campaign alongside Boris Johnson
 
Stood for the Conservative leadership on two occasions (2016 and 2019), coming third on both.
 

Current projects:

  • February 2022, Gove unveils ‘Levelling Up’ plan which will deliver a large shift of power from Whitehall to local leaders. Every mayor will have ‘London-style’ powers. 
  • Domestic public investment in Research and Development will increase by 40% across the UK. 

Past projects:

  • As Education Secretary, Gove introduced major educational reforms, shaking up league tables for students taking GCSEs and A-Levels. 
Michael Gove has never rebelled against their party in the current parlament
01 Dec 2021
On 01 Dec 2021:
Michael Gove voted no on Finance (No. 2) Bill: NC10