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Grant Shapps

Conservative - Welwyn Hatfield

Secretary of State for Transport

(since July 2019)
Grant Shapps is not a member of any APPGs
2 Former APPG memberships
Blockchain, General Aviation
Minister of State (Department for International Development)
8th May 2015 - 28th Nov 2015
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Foreign and Commonwealth Office)
15th Jul 2015 - 26th Oct 2015
Minister without Portfolio (Cabinet Office)
6th Sep 2012 - 8th May 2015
Minister of State (Department for Communities and Local Government) (Housing)
13th May 2010 - 6th Sep 2012
Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission
11th Oct 2010 - 6th Sep 2012
Shadow Minister (Communities and Local Government) (Housing and Planning)
20th Dec 2007 - 6th May 2010
Co-Chair, Conservative Party
1st Jul 2005 - 6th May 2010
Public Administration Committee
12th Jul 2005 - 26th Feb 2007

Department Event
Wednesday 8th December 2021
Department for Transport
Fourth Delegated Legislation Committee - Debate - General Committee
8 Dec 2021, 2:30 p.m.
The draft Electric Vehicles (Smart Charge Points) Regulations 2021
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Department Event
Thursday 16th December 2021
Department for Transport
Oral questions - Main Chamber
16 Dec 2021, 9:30 a.m.
Transport (including Topical Questions)
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Division Votes
Wednesday 1st December 2021
Finance (No. 2) Bill
voted No - in line with the party majority
One of 302 Conservative No votes vs 2 Conservative Aye votes
Tally: Ayes - 212 Noes - 306
Friday 26th November 2021
Transport Update

In October 2020, the Prime Minister asked Sir Peter Hendy to undertake a detailed review of how the quality and …

Written Answers
Tuesday 23rd July 2019
Aviation: Safety
To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, if he will make an assessment of the safety implications of failing …
Early Day Motions
None available
None available
MP Financial Interests
Saturday 11th January 2020
1. Employment and earnings
From 30 October 2017 until 30 April 2019, adviser to Avanti Communications Group plc, a satellite communications company of Cobham …

Division Voting information

During the current Parliamentary Session, Grant Shapps has voted in 278 divisions, and never against the majority of their Party.
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Debates during the 2019 Parliament

Speeches made during Parliamentary debates are recorded in Hansard. For ease of browsing we have grouped debates into individual, departmental and legislative categories.

Sparring Partners
Jim McMahon (Labour (Co-op))
Shadow Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
(33 debate interactions)
Lindsay Hoyle (Speaker)
(31 debate interactions)
Gavin Newlands (Scottish National Party)
Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Transport)
(22 debate interactions)
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Department Debates
Department for Transport
(634 debate contributions)
HM Treasury
(10 debate contributions)
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Legislation Debates
Grant Shapps has not made any spoken contributions to legislative debate
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Welwyn Hatfield Petitions

e-Petitions are administered by Parliament and allow members of the public to express support for a particular issue.

If an e-petition reaches 10,000 signatures the Government will issue a written response.

If an e-petition reaches 100,000 signatures the petition becomes eligible for a Parliamentary debate (usually Monday 4.30pm in Westminster Hall).

Grant Shapps has not participated in any petition debates

Latest EDMs signed by Grant Shapps

Grant Shapps has not signed any Early Day Motions

Commons initiatives

These initiatives were driven by Grant Shapps, and are more likely to reflect personal policy preferences.

MPs who are act as Ministers or Shadow Ministers are generally restricted from performing Commons initiatives other than Urgent Questions.

Grant Shapps has not been granted any Urgent Questions

Grant Shapps has not been granted any Adjournment Debates

Grant Shapps has not introduced any legislation before Parliament

Grant Shapps has not co-sponsored any Bills in the current parliamentary sitting

Grant Shapps has not asked any Written Questions in the current parliament