Grant Shapps

MP, Welwyn Hatfield

Welwyn Hatfield Conservative

Grant Shapps’s voting in Parliament

Grant Shapps is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.

However, Grant Shapps sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Grant Shapps generally voted for a wholly elected House of Lords, while most Conservative MPs generally voted against. Show votes

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Last updated: 29 Jun 2017

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — HM Treasury: Tax Avoidance 18 Jul 2017

    To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how much HM Revenue and Customs has recovered from company liquidations caused by unpaid accelerated payment notice debts.
  • Written Answers — HM Treasury: Tax Avoidance 18 Jul 2017

    To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what comparative assessment HM Revenue and Customs has made of the amount it will recover if a company goes into liquidation because of accelerated payment notice debt or if that company continues to trade.
  • Written Answers — HM Treasury: Tax Avoidance 17 Jul 2017

    To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, whether HM Revenue and Customs conducts a cost-benefit analysis of potential job losses and tax revenues forgone before issuing winding-up petitions for unpaid debts under accelerated payment notices.

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Conservative MP for Welwyn Hatfield

Entered the House of Commons on 5 May 2005 — General election

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Topics of interest

Grant Shapps campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Communities and Local Government
  • Treasury
  • Home Department
  • Work and Pensions
  • Transport
  • Housing: Low Incomes
  • Departments: Property
  • Departmental Training
  • Homes and Communities Agency
  • Mortgages: Government Assistance

Other offices held in the past

  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs (15 Jul 2015 to 26 Oct 2015)
  • The Minister of State, Department for International Development (8 May 2015 to 28 Nov 2015)
  • Minister without Portfolio (6 Sep 2012 to 8 May 2015)
  • Member, Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission (11 Oct 2010 to 6 Sep 2012)
  • The Minister for Housing (13 May 2010 to 6 Sep 2012)
  • Shadow Minister (Housing and Planning) (20 Dec 2007 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Public Administration Committee (12 Jul 2005 to 26 Feb 2007)
  • Co-Chair, Conservative Party (1 Jul 2005 to 6 May 2010)

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  • Has spoken in 1 debate in the last year — well below average amongst MPs. See all Grant Shapps’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 224 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 100.00% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 12 annotations on this MP’s speeches — above average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 175 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Grant Shapps’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 247 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 May 2017.

2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Putterills of Hertfordshire (Welwyn Garden City) Limited
Address of donor: Lewis House, Great Chesterford Court, Great Chesterford, Essex. CB10 1PF

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000 donated via Welwyn Hatfield Business Club

Donor status: company, registration 04417234

(Registered 27 June 2016)
Name of donor: Mr Sarbjit Singh Jhooty
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 21 February 2017)
7. (i) Shareholdings: over 15% of issued share capital
PrintHouse Corporation Ltd.
8. Miscellaneous
From 2016, Chair of the British Infrastructure Group of MPs (BIG) which brings together cross-party Members of Parliament dedicated to promoting better infrastructure across the United Kingdom. The group has received no external funding or other benefits. (Registered 25 January 2017)

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