Grant Shapps

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Person.png Grant Shapps  Rdf-entity.pngRdf-icon.png
Grant Shapps.jpg
Born14 September 1968
Alma materManchester Metropolitan University

Employment.png Home Secretary Wikipedia-icon.png

In office
19 October 2022 - 25 October 2022
Appointed byLiz Truss
Preceded bySuella Braverman
Succeeded bySuella Braverman

Employment.png Secretary of State for Transport Wikipedia-icon.png

In office
24 July 2019 - 6 September 2022
Appointed byBoris Johnson

Employment.png Minister of State for International Development

In office
11 May 2015 - 28 November 2015
Appointed byDavid Cameron

Employment.png Chairman of the Conservative Party Wikipedia-icon.png

In office
4 September 2012 - 11 May 2015
Appointed byDavid Cameron
Preceded bySayeeda Warsi

Employment.png Minister of State for Housing

In office
13 May 2010 - 4 September 2012
Appointed byDavid Cameron

Grant Shapps (born 14 September 1968)[1] 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.[2] Shapps also had Cabinet responsibility for the Northern Powerhouse.[3] A member of the Conservative Party, he has been the Member of Parliament (MP) for Welwyn Hatfield since the 2005 General Election.[4] 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.[5][6][7]

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.[8] 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.[9]

He says that vaccines will be needed for travel "for evermore".[10]


Event Participated in

WEF/Annual Meeting/202316 January 202320 January 2023Switzerland
World Economic Forum
The theme of the meeting is "Cooperation in a Fragmented World"


Related Document

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Document:Boris Johnson is Unfit for National Officeblog post13 December 2021Clifford ThurlowJohnson 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.


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