The Rt Hon Grant Shapps MP

Member of Parliament for Welwyn Hatfield

Welwyn Hatfield MP Grant Shapps recently met with Roger Boddy, Founder and CEO of Global Teleports, a local business that offers and provides satellite broadband to residents and business throughout the area and the UK. During the meeting Grant was given a live demonstration of how satellite broadband could prove to be a vital alternative […]

Shapps hands hospital petition to Health Secretary

Welwyn Hatfield Member of Parliament Grant Shapps has presented a petition about the QE2 Hospital to the Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt MP on behalf of the local community. The petition, which was created by WGC resident Derek Groom and signed by more than 6,000 people including Grant Shapps, is calling for the reinstatement of the […]

Grant visits local centre of the Greek Orthodox faith in Welwyn Hatfield

Welwyn Hatfield MP Grant Shapps recently visited the Twelve Apostles in Brookmans Park, and met by Father Joseph Paliouras, Mr Michael Pilina; Chairman of the Church’s Board; Mr Louis Loizou; a trustee of the church and Mr Elias Chrysostomou. During their meeting Grant was updated on the progress of the ongoing renovation of the building, […]

The Rt Hon Grant Shapps MP statement on EU Referendum

Britain faces an enormous choice about her future in just a fortnight’s time. Like many Brits, I have found making a decision about whether to Leave or Remain on Europe surprisingly agonising. On the one hand, the European Union is inflexible, can be overbearing and meddles in too many affairs which should be handled by […]

Large audience for Grant’s EU Debate

Welwyn Hatfield MP Grant Shapps recently chaired an EU referendum event intended to give local people the opportunity to debate the pros and cons of the UK’s membership of the European Union. Kindly hosted by the University of Hertfordshire, in their Weston Auditorium, the event was attended by over 300 local residents. Grant arranged the […]

Shapps officially opens new Royal Mail collection point

Local MP Grant Shapps has officially opened the new Royal Mail Collection Point in Hatfield Town Centre. After talking with the Point’s postmen, Grant commented: ‘The new location is a big improvement on the previous collection point, which was rather dark and hidden away. I hope that the premises will be of service to Hatfield […]

Are EU in or out? Tell Shapps what you think.

On 2nd June the University of Hertfordshire, together with the Welwyn Hatfield Times and local MP Grant Shapps is chairing a debate on the European Union Referendum. Grant will be chairing the event with speakers representing the ‘Remain’ and ‘Leave’ positions. Due to the unprecedented popularity of this event, tickets were snapped up almost immediately. […]

British Infrastructure Group shows red light to Highways Authorities

Grant Shapps MP, Chair of the British Infrastructure Group of MPs (BIG), has led calls for Highway Authorities across the UK to rethink their approach to traffic controls. In its new report, ‘We’re Jammin’’, launched today, BIG urges authorities to call time on installing increasing numbers of traffic control measures without first considering the wider […]

Mayor Boris tells Shapps TfL are supportive of Oyster coming to Welwyn Hatfield

The Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, has responded to local MP Grant Shapps’ personal lobbying attempts confirming TfL is supportive of further extensions of Oyster ticketing and contactless payments. However, work is needed with the DfT and Great Northern to speed this process up and to obtain their commitment to the project. Mr Shapps’ will […]

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