This snapshot, taken on
04/10/2011
, shows web content acquired for preservation by The National Archives. External links, forms and search may not work in archived websites and contact details are likely to be out of date.
 
 
The UK Government Web Archive does not use cookies but some may be left in your browser from archived websites.

EXPERIMENTAL PROTOTYPE There may be errors, inconsistencies and inaccuracies.

Skip navigation Skip to search
Michael Gove

Michael Gove

Secretary of State for Education

Biography of Michael Gove

Michael Gove was appointed Secretary of State for Education in May 2010 as part of the coalition government. Michael is the Member of Parliament for Surrey Heath.

He was born in 1967 in Edinburgh and was educated at Robert Gordon's College, Aberdeen and then Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford University. His past career includes being a reporter for The Press and Journal in Aberdeen, a researcher and reporter at Scottish Television, a reporter for BBC Television, and assistant editor of The Times.

Speeches RSS

  • “The gap between the opportunities open to wealthier students and poorer students has grown wider over the last ten years. ”

    4th April 2011 – Michael Gove to Twyford Church of England High School

    Read full speech

  • “Nothing is so effective a solvent of hatred and prejudice as learning and wisdom.”

    4th April 2011 – Michael Gove to the Education World Forum

    Read full speech

Legislation that Michael Gove is sponsoring in Parliament

» View all Government Bills

close

Set your location

Forget my location

Why?

When you set your location we can give you details of services local to you, such as Passport offices, driving test centres or police stations, so you can complete any tasks and be away from your computer as quickly as possible.

Your approximate location is stored in a cookie on your machine, but we do not save your postcode or precise location on our servers.

close

Experimental Prototype

This is a demonstration of how local government alerts might work. The information is not live.

Local notifications

Local council petitions

More cycle parking at Byfleet and New Haw train station more information...

Parking suspensions
Berkshire Road 28 June 2011 - Closed for summer Fête more information...
Planning applications

Woodfield Avenue - Erection of a single storey rear/side extension to existing takeaway. more information...

Fenmans Lane - Replacement of existing outbuildings and the erection of a two storey side extension. more information...

close

Tell us what you think

or

Our feedback page page is available to everybody who has a Facebook, Twitter, Google, Microsoft Windows Live, or Get Satisfaction account. We prefer you to leave feedback with those accounts because your message and our response is visible publicly. If you don't have or want an account with any of these services, please click here to email us (although we cannot guarantee a reply).