The Rt Hon Grant Shapps


Grant Shapps was Minister of State at Department for International Development from 11 May 2015 until 28 November 2015. He was elected the Conservative MP for Welwyn Hatfield in 2005.

Previous roles in government

  1. Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (Minister for Asia and the Pacific)

    • 2015 to 2015
  2. Minister of State for International Development

    • 2015 to 2015
  3. Minister without Portfolio

    • 2012 to 2015
  4. Minister of State for Housing

    • 2010 to 2012


  1. Shapps: South Sudan facing worsening crisis and famine
  2. South Sudan: British minister arrives to discuss humanitarian aid
  3. President of Ghana backs Energy Africa's solar revolution
  4. Time to kick-start a solar revolution across Ghana
  5. UK and Ghana sign prison transfer agreement
  6. British Minister calls for solar revolution across Ghana
  7. Grant Shapps: Energy Africa - kick-starting a solar revolution across the continent
  8. Solar boost to release Africa’s untapped energy potential
  9. New video shows the devastating impact of forced marriage
  10. Energy Africa campaign