Grant Shapps is a British politician who has served as Secretary of State for Transport since 2019. Shapps also has 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 served as 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.
Grant Shapps has defended Dominic Cummings, following allegations the No 10 adviser broke lockdown rules by travelling hundreds of miles to his parents while suffering from coronavirus symptoms. Facing..
Transport Secretary Grant Shapps answers questions about Boris Johnson's aide Dominic Cummings travelling to Durham during lockdown. Mr Shapps said Mr Cummings had made the 250-mile journey in order to..
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Transport Secretary Grant Shapps says that the coronavirus lockdown has been used to carry out a range of maintenance projects on the road and rail networks, and set out plans for nearly £2 billion of..
Commuters begin their return to work as strict lockdown restrictions are lifted. The Government has advised that businesses in England should consider reopening if they can do so safely. But Transport..
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Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has admitted that the transport network will only have 10 per cent capacity for workers to travel safely as he urged people to walk, cycle and even use cars instead of..
Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has said many people had taken up cycling and walking during the lockdown, saying in some places there has been a 70% rise in the number of people on bikes for exercise..
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The number of coronavirus tests has fallen short of the 100k target for the seventh day in a row. 96,878 people were tested in the past 24 hours. Transport Secretary, Grant Shapps confirmed a further..
The government have announced a £2bn transport package to help coronavirus social distancing measures. Transport Secretary, Grant Shapps, said the package puts cycling and walking at the heart of the..
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's senior adviser Dominic Cummings, who drove 400 km (250 miles) to northern England while coronavirus lockdown measures were in place, will not resign, Transport.. Reuters - Published
Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has struggled to present a coherent explanation for Dominic Cummings' movements during lockdown, as pressure mounts for the prime minister's top aide to stand down. Independent - Published
A cabinet minister has said Boris Johnson was "pretty ill" when Dominic Cummings took a 250-mile trip during lockdown, as he dodged questions about what the prime minister knew and when. Independent - Published
Britain will set out the final details of its coronavirus quarantine plan early next month and will consider different measures for travellers arriving from countries with low infection levels,.. Reuters - Published
There is no perfect way to begin gradually easing the lockdown on the British economy and Britons should apply common sense to new guidance, transport minister Grant Shapps said on Wednesday as changes.. Reuters - Published
More commuters should consider cycling or walking when Britain's coronavirus lockdown is eased to take the pressure off public transport capacity that is likely to drop by 90% under social distancing.. Reuters - Published
More Britons should cycle or walk to work when the country's coronavirus lockdown is eased to take the pressure off limited public transport capacity under social distancing requirements, Transport.. Reuters - Published
The death toll from coronavirus in Britain has risen to 31,587, an increase of 346 in a 24-hour period, Transport Minister Grant Shapps said at the government's daily news briefing. Reuters - Published
The British police have done a good job in the coronavirus crisis though there may be some individual instances of some officers going a little too far in enforcing a lockdown, Transport Secretary.. Reuters - Published
Britain will set out its next steps in due course regarding expansion at Heathrow Airport after a court ruled the plan was unlawful on environmental grounds, transport minister Grant Shapps said on.. WorldNews - Published Also reported by •Reuters
The British government has not talked to China about helping build High Speed 2, the major rail project given the green light last week despite being billions of pounds over budget, Transport Secretary.. Reuters - Published
Britain's Heathrow Airport will introduce separate areas for passengers traveling from regions that have been affected by the new flu-like coronavirus in China, UK transport minister Grant Shapps said.. Reuters - Published
Britain's Heathrow Airport will introduce separate areas for passengers traveling from regions that have been affected by the new flu-like coronavirus in China, transport minister Grant Shapps said on.. Reuters - Published
Britain will try to recoup the cost of repatriating tens of thousands of Thomas Cook customers and will examine if airlines could be wound down in a more orderly process after collapse, Transport.. Reuters - Published
Britain has made alternative proposals to replace the Irish border backstop and it is simply wrong of Ireland and other EU countries to suggest that London has not, British Transport Secretary Grant.. Reuters - Published
The next big Brexit turning point will be the European Union summit on Oct. 17-18 when Britain hopes there will be something new on Brexit for parliament to discuss, Transport Secretary Grant Shapps.. Reuters - Published