Grant Shapps

The Secretary of State for Defence

Cyn Ceidwadwyr MP ar gyfer Welwyn Hatfield


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Grant Shapps is a former MP for Welwyn Hatfield.

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Cyn Ceidwadwyr MP am Welwyn Hatfield

Aeth i mewn i'r Tŷ'r Cyffredin ar 5 Mai 2005 — Etholiad cyffredinol

Gadawodd y Tŷ'r Cyffredin ar 30 Mai 2024 — Wedi'i ddiddymu ar gyfer etholiad

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Themau o ddiddordeb

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

Swyddogaethau cyfredol

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

Swyddogaethau eraill yn y gorffennol

  • The Secretary of State for Energy Security and Net Zero ( 7 Chw 2023 to 31 Aws 2023)
  • Member, Protection from Redundancy (Pregnancy and Family Leave) Bill Committee (26 Hyd 2022 to 1 Tach 2022)
  • The Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (25 Hyd 2022 to 7 Chw 2023)
  • The Secretary of State for the Home Department (19 Hyd 2022 to 25 Hyd 2022)
  • The Secretary of State for Transport (24 Gor 2019 to 6 Med 2022)
  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs (15 Gor 2015 to 26 Hyd 2015)
  • The Minister of State, Department for International Development ( 8 Mai 2015 to 28 Tach 2015)
  • Minister without Portfolio ( 6 Med 2012 to 8 Mai 2015)
  • Member, Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission (11 Hyd 2010 to 6 Med 2012)
  • The Minister for Housing (13 Mai 2010 to 6 Med 2012)
  • Shadow Minister (Communities and Local Government) (Housing and Planning) (20 Rha 2007 to 6 Mai 2010)
  • Member, Public Administration Committee (12 Gor 2005 to 26 Chw 2007)
  • Co-Chair, Conservative Party ( 1 Gor 2005 to 6 Mai 2010)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Ymddangosiadau diweddar

  • Defence: NATO: UK Obligations 20 May 2024

    Our commitment to NATO is unwavering. In response to Russia’s illegal war in Ukraine, we have committed almost all our forces to NATO. We contribute to every single NATO mission and declare our nuclear deterrent to NATO. We show our commitment not least through our increase in defence spending to 2.5%.
  • Defence: NATO: UK Obligations 20 May 2024

    I am pleased to inform the hon. Lady and the House that we are now seeing a very high level of applications. Last week, the First Sea Lord told me that HMS Raleigh, where the training takes place, is the fullest it has been for more than eight years. We have seen a big increase in applications to all three services, and long may it continue.
  • Defence: NATO: UK Obligations 20 May 2024

    The hon. Gentleman is absolutely right: our missions do indeed play an outsized role in NATO. We are the second biggest spender in NATO and the largest spender in Europe by a country mile, as Jens Stoltenberg, the Secretary-General, said to me the other week. As I said in my original answer, we are contributors to every single NATO mission, plus we declare our nuclear deterrent to...

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