The Rt Hon Grant Shapps MP

Member of Parliament for Welwyn Hatfield

Grant Shapps MP has recently announced the launch of a survey targeted specifically at the community of Welham Green. The survey, the first of a programme that will focus on the smaller communities in the constituency, is intended to give local people a chance to let Grant know how they feel about their community and […]

Grants Shapps presents a cheque of £4508 to Isabel Hospice.

Grant Shapps MP was delighted to recently present a cheque to the Isabel Hospice for £4508. The money was raised by the Welwyn Hatfield Conservative Association’s Annual Christmas Market. The market which has been run for nearly 45 years is always a successful event and is attended by thousands of local people. For the last […]


Download Broadbad report from the British Infrastructure Group (BIG) of MPs   Who is the British Infrastructure Group (BIG)? The British Infrastructure Group (BIG) is led by The Rt Hon Grant Shapps MP and brings together cross-party Members of Parliament dedicated to promoting better infrastructure across the entire United Kingdom. Each report it releases focusses […]

Grant Shapps MP thanks local people for sharing their thoughts on the impact of the loss of the Hall Grove Pharmacy.

Grant Shapps, the local Member of Parliament for Welwyn Hatfield, has thanked the local people who responded to his recent survey on the impact of the closure of the Hall Grove Pharmacy on the local community in the Hall Grove area. Since the pharmacy was closed, Grant supported by his Conservative councillor colleagues, has campaigned […]

Local charity provides Christmas cheer to Welwyn Hatfield residents

More than 100 elderly and lonely residents in Welwyn Hatfield were treated to a Christmas Day lunch thanks to a Welwyn Garden City based charity. This annual event which takes place at Douglas Tilbe House in Hall Grove is run by the Mixed Group. The Mixed Group was founded in 1973 and aims to raise […]

Shapps opens new facilities at Oaklands College

Welwyn Hatfield MP, Grant Shapps, was delighted to recently open the new facilities at Oaklands College. Grant, who himself attended a similar further education college in Manchester, joined students and staff at the Welwyn Garden City campus to celebrate their £5 million redevelopment, which brings students and staff a brand new Performing Arts Department, Learning […]

Grant Shapps starts to “pack up the Welhats” to send to Syria

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 […]

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