Rt Hon Grant Shapps MP

Rt Hon Grant Shapps MP

Constituency

Welwyn Hatfield

Party

Conservative

Address as

Grant Shapps

Contact details

Constituency

Welwyn Hatfield Conservative Association, Maynard House, The Common, Hatfield, AL10 0NF
Tel: 01707 262632
Fax: 01707 263892
sandra@welhatconservatives.com

Parliamentary

House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
Tel: 020 7219 8497
Fax: 020 7219 0659
shappsg@parliament.uk

Departmental

Cabinet Office, 70 Whitehall, London, SW1A 2AS
Tel: 020 7276 1234
publiccorrespondence@cabinet-office.gsi.gov.uk

Web & Social media

Biography

Electoral history

Post Date
Member for Welwyn Hatfield 2005-
Contested Welwyn Hatfield General Election 2001
Contested North Southwark & Bermondsey General Election 1997

Parliamentary career

Post Date
Minister without Portfolio (Cabinet Office) 2012-
Minister of State (Department for Communities and Local Government) (Housing) 2010-12
Shadow Minister (Housing and Planning) 2007-10

Other posts

Post Date
Vice-Chair, Conservative Party 2005-10

Select committees

Post House Date
Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission Commons 2010-12
Public Administration Committee Commons 2005-07

Political interests

Health, education, home affairs, foreign affairs

General Election 2010 General Election - Welwyn Hatfield

Name Party Votes Share Change
Shapps, Grant Con 27894 56.96% 7.4%
Hobday, Mike Lab 10471 21.38% -14.9%
Zukowskyj, Paul LD 8010 16.36% 2.2%
Platt, David UKIP 1643 3.35%
Weston, Jill Green 796 1.63%
Parker, Nigel Ind 158 0.32% 0.3%
Majority 17423 35.58%
Turnout 48972 67.96%
Electorate 72058
Result Con Hold

See Briefing Papers General Election 2010 for detailed results.