Grant Shapps

MP, Welwyn Hatfield

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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: 12 Sep 2018

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Treasury: Tax Avoidance 5 Nov 2018

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment he has made of the effect on people affected by the 2019 Loan Charge.
  • Written Answers — Treasury: Tax Avoidance 5 Nov 2018

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will make an estimate of the number of locum (a) doctors and (b) nurses are affected by the 2019 Loan Charge.
  • Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: CAFCASS: Complaints 23 Oct 2018

    To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of establishing an independent external organisation to review individual complaints about the (a) performance and (b) service provided by the Children and Family Court Advisory and Support Service.

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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 (Communities and Local Government) (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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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 29 Oct 2018.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments from Associated Newspapers Ltd, Northcliffe House, 2 Derry Street, Kensington, London W8 5TT:
25 October 2017, received £1,000 for an article. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 26 October 2017)
13 December 2017, received £1,000 for an article. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 22 December 2017)
From 30 October 2017 until further notice, adviser to Avanti Communications Group plc, a satellite communications company of Cobham House, 20, Black Friars Lane, London EC4V 6EB. I will receive £2,000 a month for an expected monthly commitment of approx. 7 hours, advising on the company's corporate responsibility programme. I am donating pay from my first month to charity. I consulted ACoBA about this role. (Registered 02 November 2017)
26 September 2018, received £850 for article for News UK & Ireland Ltd, 1 London Bridge St, London, SE1 9GF. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 04 October 2018)
2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Mr Sarbjit Singh Jhooty
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500

Donor status: individual

(Registered 25 September 2018)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: APPG on General Aviation
Address of donor: c/o House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): £591

Destination of visit: Friedrichshafen, Germany

Dates of visit: 19-20 April 2018

Purpose of visit: Visit to AERO, a General Aviation exhibition, for meetings with stakeholders including the European Aviation Safety Agency.

(Registered 03 May 2018)
Name of donor: APPG on General Aviation (with sponsorship from Heathrow Airport Ltd, JLT Management Services Ltd, London Luton Airport Operations Ltd, Boeing Defence UK Ltd, London Southend Airport Ltd, Royal Oak Strategic Partners and Boeing UK Ltd)
Address of donor: c/o House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): travel and accommodation to a value of £3,238

Destination of visit: Washington, D.C. and Oshkosh, Wisconsin, United States of America

Dates of visit: 25 – 30 July 2018

Purpose of visit: meetings with US Government and Congressional representatives, the Federal Aviation Administration, the National Transportation Safety Board and other General Aviation stakeholders.

(Registered 13 August 2018)
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)
From 1 July to 31 July 2018, unpaid Chair of the Governance Board for OpenBrix Ltd, a real-estate technology service start-up. (Registered 2 July 2018; updated 31 July 2018)

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