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Michael Andrew Gove is a British Conservative politician who has been Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster since July 2019. He has been the Member of Parliament (MP) for Surrey Heath since 2005. He was appointed to the Shadow Cabinet by David Cameron in 2007 as Shadow Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families. Gove served in the Cameron governments as Secretary of State for Education from 2010 to 2014 and Secretary of State for Justice from 2015 to 2016, and in the second May government as Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs. He has twice run to become Leader of the Conservative Party, in 2016 and 2019, finishing in third place on both occasions.Read more on Wikipedia
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Biographical summaryBorn: 1967-08-26, Edinburgh, Scotland
School: Robert Gordon's College
Undergraduate degree: English, University of Oxford, Lady Margaret Hall
Previous job: Journalist
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 Member of Parliament for Surrey Heath
- 2010: The 2010 General Election, as the Conservative and Unionist Party candidate for the Member of Parliament for Surrey Heath
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