Former housing minister Shapps talks up housebuilding during new development visit
The former housing minister Grant Shapps talked about housebuilding's "vital role" in boosting the UK economy with jobs, homes and apprenticeships, during a visit to Linden Homes’ The View development in Wadebridge, Cornwall.
24 Dash - Posted 14/05/2013
Video: Benefits should only be 'a safety net', says Grant Shapps
Conservative party chairman Grant Shapps says the government's new benefits cap means no-one will be better off on welfare than in work.
Channel 4 News - Posted 16/04/2013
Conservative claims about benefits are not just spin, they're making it up
Government ministers like Iain Duncan Smith and Grant Shapps are misrepresenting official statistics for political gain.
The Guardian - Posted 16/04/2013
Power Players Top 50: NHF chief David Orr named housing's most influential figure
The chief executive of the National Housing Federation (NHF), David Orr, has come top of 24housing's 2013 Power Players Top 50 - whilst last year's number one, Conservative party chairman and former housing minister Grant Shapps, vanished completely.
24 Dash - Posted 08/04/2013
The message of Easter
The Easter weekend not only saw the commencement of many of the Government’s hated welfare reforms, and an attack on them by a coalition of churches, it also saw the return of Grant Shapps to his old housing stamping ground and the wheeling out of Iain Duncan Smith, both desperately trying to justify their increasingly disastrous and oppressive housing policies.
Red Brick - Posted 01/04/2013
'Bedroom Tax' Defended By Tory Chairman Grant Shapps Because His Children Share Room
Millionaire Tory party chairman, Grant Shapps, has defended the so-called "bedroom tax" insisting that even his children share a bedroom.
Huffington Post - Posted 01/04/2013
Bedroom Tax – The Tories new strategy – more known lies that Joe Public laps up
A significant shift in the bedroom tax happened over the weekend though many will have missed it while shouting at IDS on the Marr show on Sunday morning or at Grant Shapps on BBC radio on Sunday lunchtime.
Speye - Posted 19/02/2013
He’s back! Grant Shapps praises CBH as ‘model ALMO’
Former housing minister Grant Shapps visited Cheltenham Borough Homes’ new St. Paul’s Walk development on Thursday.
24 Dash - Posted 09/02/2013
Bias claims after Grant Shapps's local town wins bid for Portas funding
Hatfield was one of only 15 towns, from nearly 400 bidders, to secure a £100,000 regeneration grant from Shapps's department.
The Guardian - Posted 15/11/2012
The sound of silence - Bill Peters
In his courteous and low key speech to the annual CML Conference on 7 November new Housing Minister Mark Prisk, like his predecessor Grant Shapps, fully acknowledged the mountain that the government had to climb in terms of generating new supply across all sectors while at the same time highlighting the measures put in place.
Red Brick - Posted 08/11/2012