A selection of Grant Shapps's votes
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Almost always voted for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
10 votes for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, between 2010–2016
Consistently voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, in 2010
Almost always voted for reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
5 votes for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, between 2010–2017
Generally voted against more EU integration Show votes
21 votes for, 58 votes against, 12 absences, between 2008–2017
Almost always voted for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
6 votes for, 1 vote against, 1 absence, between 2010–2016
Generally voted against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
1 vote for, 2 votes against, 1 absence, between 2011–2016
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To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, if he will publish and regularly renew guidance for the public on setting up (a) no cold-calling zones and (b) other local community action projects.
To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, whether his Department has made an assessment of the potential effect of a combination of more restrictive immigration controls and lower population growth on (a) housing and planning (i) mechanisms and (ii) policy and (b) the amount of building taking place on land in the green belt.
To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, if his Department will take steps to encourage local communities to set up no cold calling zones.
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Former Conservative MP for Welwyn Hatfield
Entered the House of Commons on 5 May 2005 — General election
Left the House of Commons on 3 May 2017 — Dissolved for election
Topics of interest
Grant Shapps campaigned to remain in the European Union
- Communities and Local Government
- Home Department
- Work and Pensions
- 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)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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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 220 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 81.37% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — 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.
- 177 people are tracking this MP
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 247 times in debates — 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
Address of donor: Lewis House, Great Chesterford Court, Great Chesterford, Essex. CB10
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.
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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