Grant Shapps

The Secretary of State for Defence

Conservative MP for Welwyn Hatfield

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  • Situation in the Red Sea 26 Feb 2024

    I am grateful for the right hon. Gentleman’s comments. He asked a series of questions, and I will respond directly. On effectiveness, we believe that this set of attacks was effective, and early reconnaissance shows as much, as I outlined in my statement. As ever, it will take a few days to get a full picture, but we have no reason to think that the action was not entirely successful. We...
  • Situation in the Red Sea 26 Feb 2024

    My right hon. Friend is right that we are degrading—attrited, as they say in military terms—that capability. However, it is still the case that the Houthis are capable of launching attacks. To what extent? Well, the House will come to its own conclusions, but it will note that the gap between the first three rounds of attacks was relatively short, and that the gap between that and this...
  • Situation in the Red Sea 26 Feb 2024

    I thank the hon. Member for his—as he has described it—tentative support. I have noted that the House has been largely unified on this issue during the past four statements, following previous attacks. He asks about the mission creep situation. I hope he feels reassured by the concept that we have waited longer, in part because the Houthis’ capabilities have been damaged, so that there...

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Conservative MP for Welwyn Hatfield

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

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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

Currently held offices

  • The Secretary of State for Defence (since 31 Aug 2023)

Other offices held in the past

  • The Secretary of State for Energy Security and Net Zero ( 7 Feb 2023 to 31 Aug 2023)
  • Member, Protection from Redundancy (Pregnancy and Family Leave) Bill Committee (26 Oct 2022 to 1 Nov 2022)
  • The Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (25 Oct 2022 to 7 Feb 2023)
  • The Secretary of State for the Home Department (19 Oct 2022 to 25 Oct 2022)
  • The Secretary of State for Transport (24 Jul 2019 to 6 Sep 2022)
  • 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: 19 Feb 2024.

2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: David Meller
Address of donor: private
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £4,990
Date received: 6 July 2023
Date accepted: 21 July 2023
Donor status: individual
(Registered 02 August 2023)
Name of donor: Lord Michael Hintze
Address of donor: private
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000
Date received: 20 October 2023
Date accepted: 28 October 2023
Donor status: individual
(Registered 30 October 2023)
Name of donor: Pagis UK Ltd
Address of donor: Building 15 Gateway 1000, Arlington Business Park, Stevenage SG1 2FP
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000
Date received: 23 October 2023
Date accepted: 28 October 2023
Donor status: company, registration 07591302
(Registered 02 November 2023)
Name of donor: Daniel Green
Address of donor: private
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £6,500
Date received: 23 November 2023
Date accepted: 7 December 2023
Donor status: individual
(Registered 13 December 2023)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: J C Bamford Excavators Ltd
Address of donor: Lakeside Works, Denstone Road, Rocester, Uttoxeter ST14 5JP
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Travel to/from JCB Headquarters, Staffordshire for a tour of various JCB sites in and around Staffordshire, value £1,376.95
Date received: 20 July 2023
Date accepted: 20 July 2023
Donor status: company, registration 0561597
(Registered 03 August 2023)
7. (i) Shareholdings: over 15% of issued share capital
PrintHouse Corporation Ltd.

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