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Michael Gove

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Michael Gove was the Conservative and Unionist Party candidate in Surrey Heath in the UK Parliament elections. Our volunteers have been adding information on Michael Gove - here's everything we know so far!

Party manifesto

Michael Gove was the Conservative and Unionist Party candidate. Find out more about their policies in the Conservative and Unionist Party manifesto.

Wikipedia

Michael Andrew Gove is a British politician and former journalist serving as Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster since 2019 and Minister for the Cabinet Office since 2020. He has been the Member of Parliament (MP) for Surrey Heath since 2005. A member of the Conservative Party, Gove served as Education Secretary from 2010 to 2014, Chief Whip from 2014 to 2015, Justice Secretary from 2015 to 2016 and Environment Secretary from 2017 to 2019. He has twice run to become Leader of the Conservative Party, in 2016 and 2019, finishing in third place on both occasions.

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Biographical summary

Born: 1967-08-26

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Previous elections

This candidate has previously stood for election in:

  • 2019: The UK Parliament elections, as the Conservative and Unionist Party candidate for the Surrey Heath
  • 2017: The 2017 General Election, as the Conservative and Unionist Party candidate for the Surrey Heath
  • 2015: The 2015 General Election, as the Conservative and Unionist Party candidate for the Surrey Heath
  • 2010: The UK Parliament elections, as the Conservative and Unionist Party candidate for the Surrey Heath

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