Grant Shapps

MP, Welwyn Hatfield

Welwyn Hatfield Conservative

Grant Shapps campaigned to remain in the European Union

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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.

This is a selection of Grant Shapps’s votes.

  • Almost always voted for a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
  • Generally voted for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
  • Almost always voted for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
  • Consistently voted against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
  • Consistently voted for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
  • Almost always voted for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes

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Grant Shapps has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department of Health: Travellers: Health 21 Jul 2016

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what the implications are for his Department's guidance to local authorities on Gypsy and Traveller Assessments of the recommendations of the report by the Traveller Movement, Impact of insecure accommodation and the living environment on Gypsies' and Travellers' health, published in January 2016.
  • Written Answers — Department of Health: Travellers: Health 13 Jul 2016

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps his Department has taken under the National Roma Integration Strategy to enhance the health integration of Gypsy Traveller Roma people.
  • Written Answers — Department of Health: Travellers: Health 13 Jun 2016

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, whether his Department took specialist health research into account when undertaking its equality impact assessment on the draft guidance to local housing authorities on the periodical review of housing needs: caravans and houseboats; and what steps his Department is taking to fulfil the UK's international obligations under the National Roma...

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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

  • 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)
  • Vice-Chair, Conservative Party (1 Jul 2005 to 6 May 2010)
  • Co-Chair, Conservative Party (1 Jul 2005 to 6 May 2010)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 11 Jul 2016.

2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Welwyn Hatfield Patrons Club
Address of donor: Maynard House, The Common, Hatfield AL10 0NF

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £9,000

Donor status: members’ association

(Registered 11 January 2016)
Name of donor: Welwyn Hatfield Patrons Club
Address of donor: Maynard House, The Common, Hatfield AL10 0NF

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £4,000

Donor status: members’ association

(Registered 25 February 2016)
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)
7. (i) Shareholdings: over 15% of issued share capital
PrintHouse Corporation Ltd

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