Grant Shapps

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Grant Shapps says Brexit lets UK control immigration, as record rise expected
Minister points to arrivals from Ukraine and Hong Kong as government sources confirm record increase is likely

Rajeev Syal Home affairs editor

14, May, 2023 @3:27 PM

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Delivering on Sunak’s five pledges may be difficult, says Grant Shapps
Energy secretary says government ‘absolutely committed’ to promises, amid criticism of PM from senior Tories

Aletha Adu Political correspondent

14, May, 2023 @10:37 AM

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The anti-fraud Tories? You couldn’t make it up… | Stewart Lee
Rishi Sunak’s war on fraudsters might as well have been announced with an animation of a cartoon fox advising us on how to protect chickens

Stewart Lee

07, May, 2023 @9:00 AM

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New prepayment meter rules must be properly enforced, says Grant Shapps
Suppliers in Great Britain have agreed code banning them from installations in homes of over-85s

Alex Lawson

18, Apr, 2023 @6:58 AM

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Hasty changes to Sunak’s climate strategy reveal a warring Tory party
Major omissions and a last-minute refocus on energy security rather than net zero suggest a prime minister buffeted by internal factions

Fiona Harvey Environment editor

30, Mar, 2023 @5:05 PM

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Postponing state pension age decision ‘not exactly a sign of strength’, Jacob Rees-Mogg tells Tories – as it happened
Latest updates: former business secretary says postponing decision about rise in state pension is ‘a decision in itself’

Andrew Sparrow

30, Mar, 2023 @3:58 PM

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UK government gambles on carbon capture and storage tech despite scientists’ doubts
Controversial technology is at centre of ‘powering up Britain’ strategy, but critics argue it has ‘little merit’ and ‘delays real cuts in emissions’

Fiona Harvey and Jillian Ambrose

29, Mar, 2023 @11:01 PM

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Grant Shapps banned energy ministers from taking foreign trips
Exclusive: energy secretary issued edict to deal with ‘outrageous’ backlog of support for paying bills

Aubrey Allegretti Political correspondent

07, Mar, 2023 @7:34 PM

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Oligarch’s lawyers say UK caused serious hardship by freezing assets
Eugene Shvidler wants expedited court hearing to hear his claim that impounding his jets was wrong

Rob Davies

03, Mar, 2023 @5:41 PM

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UK energy firms must pass on price savings to customers, ministers warn
Grant Shapps to tell suppliers that reduced wholesale prices must be seen in consumer prices

Peter Walker Political correspondent

01, Mar, 2023 @5:00 AM

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The Guardian view on housing associations: tenants must be listened to | Editorial
Editorial: Preventing further tragedies like Awaab Ishak’s will depend on redressing the power imbalance between landlords and renters


19, Feb, 2023 @6:00 PM

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UK energy suppliers to end prepayment meter installation in vulnerable homes
BEIS also asks firms how many warrants to forcefully enter people’s homes they have applied for

Julia Kollewe

10, Feb, 2023 @10:25 AM

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