| Grant Shapps |
|Born||14 September 1968|
|Alma mater||Manchester Metropolitan University|
Grant Shapps (born 14 September 1968) is a British politician who is Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy in the Rishi Sunak government. Previously, he was appointed Home Secretary by Liz Truss upon the resignation of Suella Braverman on 19 October 2022. Shapps was formerly Secretary of State for Transport from July 2019 to September 2022. Shapps also had Cabinet responsibility for the Northern Powerhouse. A member of the Conservative Party, he has been the Member of Parliament (MP) for Welwyn Hatfield since the 2005 General Election. He was Chairman of the Conservative Party from 2012 to 2015, also holding the title of Minister without Portfolio in the Cabinet Office. His salary was paid by the party.
Following the 2010 General Election, he was appointed Minister of State for Housing and Local Government; the following 9 June, Shapps was appointed as a Privy Counsellor. On 11 May 2015, he resigned as Party Chair after his appointment as Minister of State for International Development. On 28 November 2015, he stood down from his ministerial position due to allegations of bullying within the Conservative Party.
He says that vaccines will be needed for travel "for evermore".
Event Participated in
|WEF/Annual Meeting/2023||16 January 2023||20 January 2023||Switzerland|
World Economic Forum
|The theme of the meeting is "Cooperation in a Fragmented World"|
|Document:Boris Johnson is Unfit for National Office||blog post||13 December 2021||Clifford Thurlow||Johnson has been astute with the people he has gathered about him in the Cabinet. They are greedy and self-serving. They will never Level Up. They will continue to leech money from the NHS, underfund schools and keep hungry people queuing up outside food banks.|
- ↑ "V weird mystery of Grant Shapps' middle name"
- ↑ "Interview: Grant Shapps – Kosher, Conservative and in a coalition with God"
- ↑ "Proud to be asked by the PM to take on responsibility for Northern Powerhouse at Cabinet level"
- ↑ "Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council Offices – Parliamentary Election Results"
- ↑ "Her Majesty's Government"
- ↑ "Grant Shapps made Tory party co-chairman to revive party's grassroots"
- ↑ "Cabinet reshuffle: David Cameron's new line-up"
- ↑ "Privy Council appointments, 9 June 2010"
- ↑ "Shapps quits amid Tory bullying claims"
- ↑ https://www.theguardian.com/world/2021/aug/05/covid-vaccines-required-open-travel-for-evermore-grant-shapps
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