The Rt Hon Grant Shapps MP

MP for Welwyn Hatfield & Minister of State for International Development

Thousands of items will be sent to vulnerable people in Syria Grant Shapps MP, recently joined with volunteers and Conservative activists to help pack up the donated items from this year’s Welhats Campaign. A popular community campaign Welhats, is run on an annual basis and this year will be sending hand knitted and donated items […]

Grant Shapps thanks local people as Welhat appeal reaches its end.

Local MP Grants Shapps thanks all of who have donated and calls for people to carry on supporting the cause as the appeal nears its end. The Rt. Hon Grant Shapps MP has thanked the Hatfield Galleria and local Women’s Institute branches for coming together to support his annual Welhats appeal. The Galleria in conjunction […]

Shapps launches Welwyn Hatfield health survey

Welwyn Hatfield Member of Parliament Grant Shapps has launched a health survey to hear the views of his constituents. Shapps, who has made no secret of his disappointment at the downgrading of hospital services in the area, has launched this survey in order to hear about what local residents have to say about their experiences […]

Shapps helps RBL launch Poppy Appeal in Hatfield

Local Member of Parliament Grant Shapps has helped the Royal British Legion officially launch this year’s Poppy Appeal in Hatfield. The launch event took place at the Galleria and Grant was joined by local veterans, cadets, musicians and local residents to mark the start of the 2015 Remembrance season. In addition to helping to launch […]

Grant Shapps welcomes young members to the Party.

Local MP meets with young supporters here in Welwyn Hatfield. The Rt. Hon. Grant Shapps MP recently met with new supporters and members of Conservative Future, the youth wing of the Conservative Party. The Conservative Party recently ran a successful stall at the University of Hertfordshire Fresher’s Fayre. This resulted in many students registering their […]

Shapps grilled by local pupils

Welwyn Hatfield Member of Parliament Grant Shapps has been put through his paces on a recent visit to a local primary school in Welwyn Garden City. Grant visited Rowans Primary School after exchanging letters with Year 6 about their concerns about local issues and took them up on their offer to meet up to answer […]

Grant thanks local peoples’ generosity as the 2015 Welhats appeal roars into life.

Once again, the local campaign is proving a hit with residents. The Rt Hon. Grant Shapps MP, the local Member of Parliament for Welwyn Hatfield, has expressed his delight at the community’s fantastic response to his Welhat’s campaign. Already over 1000 items having been donated, representing the fastest response yet!  The items donated have included […]

Grant Shapps MP welcomes new Sport England funds to get Welwyn Hatfield more active

Grant Shapps MP has welcomed news that Welwyn Hatfield is to benefit in the latest round of grassroots sports funding from Sport England.  CHILD UK’s Simply Amazing project in Welwyn Hatfield is to receive £250,000 of National Lottery funding to help get more people active. Grant Shapps MP said: “This investment by Sport England is […]

WelHats to support families in Syria

This year the popular local knitting campaign, organised by MP Grant Shapps, will help Syrian families. Today, The Rt. Hon. Grant Shapps has announced that this year the WelHats Campaign will be supporting people trapped by the Syrian conflict, and has called for local residents to back the campaign. The knitted hats will be going to […]

Veolia finally accepts defeat in incinerator battle

After seven long years, the fight against the proposed incinerator at New Barnfield is over. Veolia, the company behind the unwanted incinerator, has today announced that it will not be launching a further legal challenge to the Secretary of State Greg Clark MP’s decision to reject the incinerator. After learning of the news Grant said, […]

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