Robert Gordon’s College, Aberdeen
Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford University
Co-leader of Brexit Campaign alongside Boris Johnson
Stood for the Conservative leadership on two occasions (2016 and 2019), coming third on both.
- 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.
- As Education Secretary, Gove introduced major educational reforms, shaking up league tables for students taking GCSEs and A-Levels.